Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs

Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... session just closed was one hundred and twenty. The largest number present at one time was one hundred and ten. There were present at the close of the session one hundred and two. No new scholars are received after the commencement of the last quarter of the term. The plan of instruction and government adopted nine years ago continues unchanged. The teachers last session were the Rev. James Frothingham, the Rev. H. A. Wentz, and Mr. Robert J. Young. Mr. E. Evans had the charge of the boys during work time. The first division or school, composed of our oldest and most advanced boys, was under the care of Mr. Frothingham. The whole number connected with the first division last session was forty. There were four geography classes, two grammar, two arithmetic, one algebra, one Latin, three reading, and two spelling classes, reciting daily. The first class in geography went nearly through Cornells' Primary and Smith's Quarto Geographies. The second and third classes went once through Cornell's Primary, and the fourth class went half through the same book. The first class in arithmetic went nearly through Davies' Arithmetic, and the second class to federal money and reduction, in the same book. The class in algebra went some ways in equations of the 1st degree; one boy entered quadratic equations. The Latin class went through the conjugation of verbs and commenced the reader. The first class in reading read and part of the time carefully studied Ackerman's Natural History. The second class read McGufi"ey's and Goodrich's Third Readers and the Pictorial Definer. The third class also read the Second and Third Readers. The boys in this division have attended diligently to their studies, and have more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236843967
  • 9781236843968