Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #202 from Freedmen's Bureau Correspondence on Schools, 1869-1870

Roll Number 9
Date 3 May 1870
State Maryland
County Cecil
City/Town/Neighborhood Cokesbury
Other Locations Mentioned
Authors John H. Butler
Position Agent
Recipient W. K. VanDerlip Supt. of Education
Other Names Mentioned Miss E.G. Jackson
Message Abstract States that a good school is taught in the church at this place by Miss [[underlined]] E. G. Jackson: [[/underlined]] that she is not supported by any society, and has received only ten dollars from the people after teaching three months.
Message Body There is a school at this place taught by Ms E. G. Jackson who seems to verry zelous in the interest of her scholars and has raised a good school here in the church, She has on rool Book 42 names and she says that the average attendane of her school is 35 but on this day of my visit she had 23 present She did not know that I was about till I entered the school, This teacher is here without support and have been here 3 months and only received ten dollars for her services all the people have been able to pay her
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