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Low Moor, Virginia. March 18th, 1914.

Hon. Hugh A. White, Lexington, Va.

Dear Sir:-

I have read carefully in three Richmond papers what was reported of your speech against the proposed Co-ordinate College at the University of Virginia.

Considering the fact that you took this stand against prominent educators in this and other states, I infer that you are an expert on educational matters and that you and the forty-six gentlemen who voted against the proposed measure have assumed the responsibility of lowering the percentage of illiteracy in Virginia and must have some well laid plan for the same. Therefore, I am coming to you with our perplexing and serious problem here in Alleghany County and humbly beg that you give us the benefit of your advice.

We are deeply interested in the welfare of our County, and have studied to help the school situation and find it beyond