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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 56

5. Protestant Episcopal Freedman’s Commission. Occasional Paper. January, 1866 (Boston: Geo. C. Rand & Avery, 1866). (29 p.)

Report by a committee of churchmen on the condition of freedmen in the South immediately following the Civil War. The report focuses primarily on the educational needs of former slaves. An appendix includes correspondence and other documents related to the Freedmen’s Bureau.