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                <byline>OFFICE OF TREASURER OF STATE, INDIANA
                    INDIANAPOLIS, November 27, 1858. </byline>
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                    <salute>Hon. A. A. Hammond, President of the Senate of
                        Indianapolis:</salute>
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                <p>In answer to a resolution of your honorable body concerning the
                    condition of the "school fund" during the present and past years,
                    I beg leave to submit that
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                    the report of the Auditor of State to the Legislature, which
                    will be before you in a day or two, contains all
                    the information you desire on that subject; and the previously
                    submitted reports of this officer to the Governor and the Legislature
                    contain the history of his fund during the time specified in the
                    resolution.</p>
                
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                    <salute>Very respectfully,</salute>
                    <salute>Your obedient servant,</salute>
                    <signed>AQUILLA JONES, Treas. of State.</signed>
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                    <p>The reports also contain information on the school corporations' 
                    voting history.</p>
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