The passage includes excerpts from federal legislation dealing with the Freedmen's Bureau. "Rules and Regulations for Assistant Commissioners" stresses that "the officer should never forget that no substitute for slavery, like apprenticeship...
In the message Hopkins gives details about civil works projects that are to be discontinued or reduced. He provides a few guidelines for cutting employees: "To accomplish necessary reductions you should lay off those needing work least...leaving no...
In the letter Long discusses the duties and authority of local NRA committees and boards. Because the program is new and its guidelines have not been finalized, the national board asks the local groups to be cautious and avoid punishing suspected...
The act attempts to protect the "Infant Colony" from disorder and idleness: "Whereas Drunkness and Debauchery in every Community tend very much to inervate [sic] the Constitutions of such unhappy persons as are addicted to those Vices, and when...
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