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Office Bu. R. F. & A. L. Sub Dist of Corinth Corinth Miss April 27th 1867. Bvt. Maj. A. W. Preston A.A.A. Gen'l Vicksburg, Miss Major I have the honor to submit the following report in Compliance with Circular No 5 dated War Dept Bu. R. F. & A. L. Washington D.C. Feb'y 20th 1867. The School at Corinth is the only one in operation it opened on the 6th of March 1867, with six (6) scholars the average Number up to date fifty five (55) A night school has been recently opened for adults Number of scholars eighteen (18) prospects of being a very large school, from reliable information a school could be established at Steigers & Morton's settlement between this place and Danville forty to forty five Children. Another one Could be opened at Sharps School House, about seven miles from this place on the Mobile & Ohio R. Road. There is several large towns destitute of schools viz. Jacinto. Waldon Juke Pontotoc Fulton and Riply. to insure success male teachers (White)
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