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ficult to collect over one fourth the tuition subscribed tho' they all send their children

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Marital Relations of the Freed people and disposition of Whites toward them
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I have reason to believe that the colored people do not adhere to their "first love" with much tenacity tho no open rupture has been brot to my notice connubial lesions by either party being received charitably by the other and never brot formally to public notice.

It is evident that the whites do not love the negro as when he was the exponent of fifteen hundred dollars tho' there is a "degree of tolerance" attained never before experienced "since the surrender"

The state laws are administered [[?purpose]] as [[?]] as in any part of the South tho breaches of the peace are winked at by those who should see to the [[accurst?]] [[?]] been breakers; especially is this the case in this Corporation which [[strikethrough]] which [[/strikethrough]] seems to have no active officers at all-a [[?]] for Plug Uglies as common as Bloody Island or Ke Sato Point [[?]] in former days were to duelists
I am Major  Your Obt Sv't  H. A. Kelley Ag't B.R.F & A.L.
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