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Bu R F and A L  July 19th  9.

J.C. McMullen. Esq.
D.O. of Claims Bu. R. F and A.L.
Clarksville, Tenn.

I have the honor to inform you that the application, for aid from this Bureau to the extent of Seventy five ($75.00) dollars to be expended in completing the building, to be used for school & church purposes, owned by the Baptist Colored Church has been favorably considered.

At earliest convenience you will please cause duplicate contracts for materials furnished amounting to the above sum, to be furnished as in like cases, and the necessary authorization will be forwarded to you.

Very Respectfully
C.E. Compton
Bvt Lt Col U.S.A. Supt. Education