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We dont exspect to have the same wrights as White men- do we know that are in a millitary Country and we exspect to obey the rules and orders of our authories and do as they say do, any thing in reason we thank God and thank our President all of his aids for what has been done for us but we are not satisfide with our Supertendent nor the treatement we receives now we want you to send us answer what to depen upon let it be Good or bad and we will be Satisfide

Respectifully yours Roanoke Island N.C.  
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