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HEADQUARTERS
[[strikethrough]] DEPARTMENT [[/strikethrough]] Sub Dist. OF MISSISSIPPI
BUREAU REFUGEES, FREEDMEN AND ABANDONED LANDS,
OFFICE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER

Vicksburg, Miss May 1st 186 [[strikethrough]] 6 [[/strikethrough]] 7.
Respectfully referred to Sub Asst. Comr. Sub. Dist. of Corinth for Investigation and report.

By Order of 
Bt. Maj. Genl A. C. Gillem 
A. W. Preston
Capt. V.R.C. Bt. Maj. U.S.V. A.A.A. Genl.

{ E.M.35      }    Wrapper
{ O.S.E. Miss }    1 enclosure
{ 1867        }

Office, B.R.F. & A.L.
Sub Dist of Corinth, Corinth, Miss
May 18th 1867

Respectfully returned to Brt Maj Genl A. C. Gillem USA Asst Comr for the State of Miss, Harriet Spencer (Teacher) States that this school in question was opened Sept 1866,Charge of Tuition fifty cents (50 cts) per month Amount recd fourteen Dollors $14.00 average number of scholars during the winter months 37 further states that she expended the above amount for fire wood and repairs of School House and would been obliged to close this school had not the citizens of Pontotoc assisted her.
The School is yet in opperation and is worthy of consideration
John D Moore
1st Lieut V.R.C. Sub. Asst. Comr.

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Edited: its A. C. Gillem, although I didn't change it is not necessary to use all caps in words even if they are all in caps, stamp is there, cannot be discerned

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