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Paul Turner Willis. Lynchburg, VA. Jan. 29, 1914. Mrs. Mary C. B. Munford, Richmond, Va. My dear Mrs. Munford:- Yours of the 23d instant was duly received, and I have been trying to get in touch with our Secretary to obtain the exact information which you have requested of me. First, I desire to say that my mind is always open on any question, under any circumstances, i. e. I am always willing and anxious to obtain all the information possible for me on any given question, no matter which side I may be inclined to champion according to the merits of the case as there-to-fore presented by previous information. After due consideration of both sides of this co-ordinate college question, my honest conviction is, that it is not the thing for the State to undertake at least at this time. Up until four months ago, I had not stated my position on this question publicly, although I had been thinking and considering the matter for at least two years. I feel sure that we are both anxious that educational conditions should be improved, and that every patriotic citizen should do his or her utmost toward the bringing about of such improvement. You, at this time however, are concentrating your efforts on a Co-ordinate College at Charlottesville for Women, and i am concentrating mine on improved educational conditions for our children directly. That you are doing this too, I do not doubt, but at least I feel that your scheme is premature. I am not opposed but rather favor a State institution that will afford the women of Virginia college courses. However, this is in my opinion almost a luxury, considering the few that it will cater to as in comparison to the dire needs of the common school system and the great mass of Virginia's young children, not only of today, but of tomorrow, and tomorrow's tomorrow. Yes, more especially of the coming generations. I have been unable to get in touch with the Secretary of our League but will certainly do so at our next meeting. However, my impression is that we have between 35 and 40 enrolled, and of these from 20 to 25 active. There were, I believe, present at the January meeting at which the resolution to which you refer was passed, about 30 people present, including five or six of the West Lynchburg School teachers. About all outside of these teachers were active members of the League and the resolution was adopted by that meeting, which was the regular monthly meeting, by a unanimous vote and the sentiment of the resolution was that of the people, the mothers and fathers of the