Viewing page 6 of 276

War Department,
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands,
Washington, September 12th 1866.

Assistant Commissioner
           Bureau R. F. and A. L.
General.
    By direction of the Commissioner, I transmit herewith blank forms of monthly school reports which has been adopted for use in this Bureau, and with which you will please direct your State Superintendent of Schools to conform in the presentation of his monthly report.  These reports should be forwarded to these Head Quarters with from fness (?). Blanks will be furnished to the amount you may require upon applications to the Commissioner. 
Very Respectfully
Your Obedient Servant
A. P. Ketchum
Act. Asst. Adjt. Genl.

Transcription Notes:
The (?) is forcefulness

Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.