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[ED. FORM, No. 4.]
on Education of Freedmen and Refugees in Sub-District, State of Georgia in charge of Jno J Knox Sub A Com for the Month of October 1868, [in accordance with order contained in Circular No. 5, Bureau R., F., & A.L.]

1. Name of your Sub-District? Athens Geo

2. Whole number of Refugee or Freedmen's Schools in the District? 4
Day? 4 
Night? 0  

3. Location of Schools? Two at Jefferson Geo. One at Watkinsville Geo & one at [[?]] Geo

4. Whole number of Teachers? 4
White? 2
Colored? 2

5. Names and post-office address of Day-School Teachers? David Mahoney, Watkinsville Geo, Cary J. Hile, Munroe, Geo, Arthur Harris & B. [[?]]., Jefferson Geo

6. Whole number of School-Houses for Freedmen in your District? 
Their condition, capacity, value, and by whom owned? Only one decent School House in my district, school at Athens Geo, owned by [[?]]

7. Number of your visits to Schools? - 
Day? -
Night? -
Sabbath? -

8. Number of educational meetings held by you during the month? None
Where? -

9. Number and names of places, now destitute, in which Day-Schools might be organized? Lawrenceville, Geo. Gainesville Geo, Lexington Geo, Clarkesville, Geo, Homer [[?]]

10. Number of pupils (estimated) who would attend such Schools? from 20 to 60 at each place

11. Amount which would probably be raised by the Freedmen, for school purposes, in each destitute neighborhood? from $10 to $15 per month

12. What efforts are you making to secure the support of schools by pupils, parents, boards of education, or the State government? by advising the freed people to send their children to school to

13. Whole number of additional School-houses, for Freedmen, now wanted in your Sub-District? One at the County [[?]] of each county

14. Could you organize your Sub-District into School Districts, each with a School Committee pledged to carry on schools therein? yes, but not unaided

15. To what extent would help from without be needed in such cases? about $100 in each county would greatly assist.

16. What is the public sentiment as to the education of the Freedmen and Poor Whites? great opposition is met with and it is difficult to get any one to [[?]] or sell land for the purpose of building School Houses for the freed people

17. Are Night-Schools for Adults needed in your District? Yes
In what way could they be carried on? by having competent Teachers to take charge of them

18. What more can this Bureau do for educating the children of Refugees (or Poor Whites)? There ought to be a compulsory law to send children to school after Free Schools have been established

19. How long will Northern charitable aid be needed for Freedmen and Refugee Schools of your District? about three years, until a sufficient number of [[?]] teachers are prepared to take the places of those now engaged in the work.

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.

Sub-Asst. Com., Bureau R., F., & A.L.

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