Letters Home #14

Writer undisclosed

Letter from school board member to School Superintendent.

Bagnell, Mo. Dec 9th, 1901

Mr. J. T.

Dear sir we have had a talk with Miss Sarah Cotton as you authorized us to do. We told her what you said to tell she has not stoped the school yet. She ask for one more longer when we told her and now she wants two weeks more to decide whether she will quit or not-so here is some of the charges…

  • First - neglect of duty
  • Second - for going to dances and talking a bout how she liked to go (to the children).
  • Third - for being partial with the children
  • Fourth - for telling that she would tell a dozen lies to get out of one to her Father she had this talk to some of her pupil