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Stephens City, Va.

Mrs B. B. Munford, Chr. Central Committee, Co-ordinate College League, Richmond, Va.

Dear Mrs. Munford:

In reply to your letter of recent date in regard to the Co-ordinate College at the University of Virginia, I beg to state that I am strongly in favor of the bill which you enclosed in your letter, except I think it should have been more specific. We have now about six hundred High Schools in the State of Virginia and no State institution equipped for the training of the teachers for these schools. The four normal schools in the State, for the education of women, were never intended for the training of teachers for our High Schools and cannot do this work effectively with their present equipment. The successful High School teacher must have broader scholarship than can be obtained at these institutions.

I have just read a very interesting letter written by Mr. T. R. Cather, Commonwealth's Attorney of this County, to Senator H. F. Byrd of this Senatorial District, in