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[Ed. Form, No. 4] SUB ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER'S (OR AGENT'S) MONTHLY REPORT on Education of Freedmen and Refugees in Sub-District, State of Georgia in charge of R C Anthony for the Month of September 1868, [in accordance with order contained in Circular No. 5, Bureau R., F., & A.L.] 1. Name of your Sub-District? Augusta, Counties Warren Hancock and Glascock. 2. Whole number of Refugee or Freedmen's Schools in the District? 11 Day? 4 Night? 0 Sabbath? 7 3. Location of Schools? 2 Sparta Hancock Co; 1 Peach Grove Warren Co; 1 Powelton Hancock Co; 1 Warrenton (without a teacher) Sabbath Schools Sparta, Anders Chapell, Reytown, Mt. Zion, Unich Greewood and Warrenton 4. Whole number of Teachers? 34 White? 3 Colored? 31 5. Name and post-office address of Day-School Teachers? Dr J W S Johnson, and A N Smith Sparta Hancock Co. Mrs M L Andrews Powelton hancock Co. Thos B Hopkins, Peach Grove Warren Co. 6. Whole number of School-houses for Freedmen in your District? 5 Their condition, capacity, value, and by whom owned? 2 by freedmen they are good and roomy, the others are log buildings. 7.Number of your visits to Schools? 3 Day? 3 Night? 0 Sabbath? 0 8. Number of educational meetings held by you during the month? 2 Where? Warrenton. 9. Number and names of places, now destitute, in which Day-Schools might be organized? 3 Mayfield, Clinton, and at Neserys Mill in Glascock Co. 10. Number of pupils (estimated) who would attend such Schools? 30 to 50. 11. Amount which would probably be raised by the Freedmen, for school purposes, in each destitute neighborhood? 15 or $20. 12. What efforts are you making to secure the support of schools by pupils, parents, boards of education, or the State government? Am using every effort to organise a board and get a teacher for this place. 13. Whole number of additional School-houses, for Freedmen, now wanted in your Sub-District? five or six. 14. Could you organize your Sub-District into School Districts, each with a School Committee pledged to carry on schools therein? I am trying to do this. 15. To what extent would help from without be needed in such cases? the freedmen can about half support their Schools. 16. What is the public sentiment as to the education of the Freedmen and Poor Whites? Public sentiment is getting better in Hancock Co. the good sense of the people begin to see that education will not injure the freedman and are thinking of assisting them in the way of a church. 17. Are Night-Schools for Adults needed in your District? yes In what way could they be carried on? they can be carried on by freedmen. I think that I can have one started by the 1st of Nov. 18. What more can this Bureau do for educating the children of Refugees (or Poor Whites)? The schools all want assistance. The want of a teacher or 2 (if) ladies at this place. We can have a fine school here. 19. How long will Northern charitable aid be needed for Freedmen and Refugee Schools of your District? Until there is more money in the country. 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. R C Anthony Agt BRF and AL Sub-Asst. Com., Bureau R., F., & A.L.