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Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Spring

Dear Mr. Hayden:

I have read your letter, and also the one you addressed to Mr. Gresham. I should certainly be glad to know you have the help you need, but neither of the Funds of which I have charge…

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Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Springs, Va

My dear Sir:

I have received your letter of October 15th and am sending it on to Mr. Dillard with a strong plea to him that he will help you people. Of course I am not sure that he has any funds on hand at…

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Gustavus Jackson
G. W. Hayden
Jam? Hayden
Matt Hayden
Ealiar Underwood
James Robinson
Diamond Robinson
R. Wood
J? ???
Bettie Shelton
W. J. Adams

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Mr. Geo. W. Hayden
Gum Spring, VA

Dear Sir,

Before you have any further steps taken to have land surveyed, report to the Board Oct 8th as it has come to the school board that the site should be further toward Gum Spring.

Yrs tl
F. T.…

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Sept 11, 1923

The Co Sch Board has approved of the 2 class lumber for Shady Grove School

Malcolm Hiter, Clerk
W. O Bumpass, Chairman

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Sept 6, 1923
Mr. G. W. Hayden,
Gum Spring P. O.
Louisa County, Virginia

My dear Sir:

I have your letter of August 20th. It was a little delayed in reaching me, as it was forwarded to me in Chicago, where I had been for several weeks.


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August 23, 1923
Miss G. W. Hayden
Green Springs
Louisa County, VA

Dear Miss Hayden:

Your letter of recent date, addressed to Dr. Dillard, is received in his absence from the city. I recall that Mr. Gresham wrote Dr. Dillard concerning the…

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August 30, 1923

Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Springs, Va

My dear Sir:-
I wrote you in detail yesterday after a visit from one of your committee, giving you the main points in connection with a Rosenwald building. I am sending you today herewith a…

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August 3, 1923
Mr. G. W. Hayden
Gum Springs, Va

My dear Sir:

In further reply to your letter of July 24th I wish to say that I am writing to Supt. West this morning offering to help him from the Rosenwald Fund on a new building that is to be…

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Letter stating that the supervisor is sending pamphlets and the Rosenwald Application

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Letter stating why he wasn't present on July 9th but that he will be more than happy to visit Louisa after his vacation.

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Letter detailing the conditions of the current school building, asking for help securing funds for the building

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Letter from the supervisor giving thanks for kindness during his visit

Letter stating that the supervisor can visit the school on June 8th
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