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Bainbridge, Feb. 19, 1868. Maj. Lewis: Dear Sir, In addition to what was written yesterday I wd. also state that acting for the A.M.A. I have hired a house in Newton, Baker Ga for a school building at $200 a year, the rent of which, on a part of it I wish the Bureau would assume. The freedmen there are expecting to build a house before long; can they hope for aid. I remain, Sir, Yours very respectfully &c. W. L. Clark The A.M.A. owns two acres of land in Newton and will probably build a school house thereon this Spring. As you are aware their funds are low; and if an appropriation could be made for N. by the Bureau, it would be most welcome.
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