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[ED. Form, No. 4.] SUB-ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER'S (OR AGENT'S)MONTHLY REPORT on Education of Freemen and Refugees in Sub-District, State of Texas in charge of [[Bur]] Major Clarence March for the Month of April 1868,[in accordance with order contained in Circular No. 5, Bureau R., F., & A.L.] 1. Name of your Sub-District? 29th Sub-District State of Texas 2. Whole number of Refugee or Freedmen's Schools in the District? 4 Day? 2 Night? 1 Sabbath? 1 Whole number of Teachers? 2 White? 2 Colored? - Name and post-office address of Day-School Teachers? .+ Miss Fannie Campbell Austin Travis County Texas Miss E. M. Evans Austin Travis County Texas Miss Julia O'.Connor Georgetown Williamson County Texas 6. Whole number of School-houses for Freedmen in your District? 4 Their condition, capacity, value, and by whom owned? (1st) belonging to State of Texas accommodations for 300 (2nd)Colored Church belonging to Freedmen of Austin capacity [] (3rd) Colored people of Georgetown capacity 75 (4th)Building to John [[Norau]] rented for $35.00 capacity 60. all in good working order 7. Number of your visits to Schools? 4 Day? 4 Night? - Sabbath - 8. Number of educational meetings held by you during the month? 0 Where? 0 9. Number and names of places, now destitute, in which Day-Schools might be organized? Circleville. Williamson County Webbervile Travis Co & perhaps other places 10. Number of pupils (estimated) who would attend such Schools? Circleville. probably 50 11. Amount which would probably be raised by the Freedmen, for school purposes, in each destitute neighborhood? In Circleville the Freedmen propose making a building temporarily for 3 per month_and have [[subservice]] 190 dollars, for the Erection of a permanent building 12. What efforts are you making to secure the support of schools by pupils, parents, boards of education, or the State government? The Freedmen have been urged to buy land for school purposes and to commune school building whenever there was a probability of a School being successfully carried on 13. Whole number of additional School-houses, for Freedmen, now wanted in your Sub-District? unknown 14. Could you organize your Sub-District into School Districts, each with a School Committee pledged to carry on schools therein? part of it has already been so organized 15. to what extent would help from without be needed in such cases? In places where school houses were the property office Freed people, no external help would be needed 16. What is the public sentiment as to the eduction of the Freedmen and Poor Whites? Theoretically in favor of the education of all, but practically opposed to the education of the former - Every obstacle possible is thrown in the way of starting schools, short of actual force - this feeling is very apparent when boarding places are needed for Teachers - Efforts are then made to me - but those that are willing to receive than from doing so. 17. Are Night-Schools for Adults needed in your District? Yes In what way could they be carried on? Either by monthly [[?]] or by Bureau regulations; or under [[?]] a committee who could raise funds enough to carry on a free school 18. What more can this Bureau do for educating the children of Refugees (or Poor Whites)? No suggestions. 19. How long will Northern charitable aid be needed for Freedmen and Refugee Schools of your District? Probably for one year I hereby certify, on honor, that I have given personal attention to the matters herein named, and that the answers given are, according to my best knowledge and belief, correct. Clarence March Captain 4 [[?]] Sub-Asst. Com., Bureaur R.,F.,&A.L.
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