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War Department,
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands,
OFFICE [[strikethrough]] GENERAL [[/strikethrough]] SUPERINTENDENT EDUCATION, ^[[D.C. &c.]]
Washington,^[[ May 21st]] 1870

Bvt. Brig. Genl. H. M. Whittelsey
.A. A. A. General.


I have the honor to request that an appropriation of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.) be made to aid in building School House at Salem, Queen Anne Co. Md. I enclose deed of School lot.

Very Respectfully
Your Obedient Servant,
[[signature[]] W. L. VanDerlip [[/signature]]
Bvt. Maj. & Supt. of Education. 

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