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

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Record #206 from Freedmen's Bureau Correspondence on Schools, 1869-1870

Roll Number 9
Date 9 May 1870
State Maryland
County Cecil
City/Town/Neighborhood Cecilton
Other Locations Mentioned
Authors John H. Butler
Position Agent
Recipient W L VanDerlip Supt. of Education
Other Names Mentioned Mr. Jones
Message Abstract States that a school is taught at this place by Mr. [[underlined]] Jones [[/underlined]] (colored): that he has a good school, but receives no support from any society, &c.
Message Body There is a school in operation here an Independant school taught by a colored young man a native of this place by the name of Mr. Christopher Jones Jr. He has on Rool Book 39 scholars with an average attendance of 32 Mr Jones keeps school in an old church they have no school House here There seems to be large numbers of scholars that could be brought in if care was taken in gethering them in school
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