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ten or twelve shot fired. The Mob was seen by two or three different persons but no one could be recognized.
The teachers are missing and cannot be found. What shall we do; shall we still continue to be in bondage; and live in ignorance? or shall we be protected in trying to educate ourselves and children:
Do for sad sake help us so we may be able to have a school to educate our children.
Let us here from you as soon as possible.

Respectfully
Taylor Weaver
School Committee

Answer by carrier [?] and not by mail

Transcription Notes:
sad sake or God sake?

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