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The American Preceptor

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A selection of lessons for reading and speaking, designed for the use of schools.

Letter from Joshua Fry to Jonathan Clark, 31 October 1808

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Joshua Fry writes to Jonathan Clark from an undisclosed location [perhaps Bardstown, Kentucky] informing him that he plans to establish his school in Lexington, Kentucky. He expects it to commence on 21 November, but will no longer accept boarders…

Letter from Joshua Fry to Jonathan Clark, 23 October 1808

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Joshua Fry writes to Jonathan Clark from an undisclosed location [perhaps Bardstown, Kentucky] informing him of his intention to move to Danville, Kentucky, and establish a school there. He regrets the timing of the decision and move but believes it…

Letter from Richard Clough Anderson to Jonathan Clark, 17 October 1801

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Richard Anderson writes Jonathan Clark from his home, Soldiers Retreat, near Louisville, with William Clark as the letter's carrier since he is traveling east to Jonathan's. He discusses land business, his son Richard Jr., attending school in…

Letter from Elijah Smith to Samuel Brown, 29 October 1820

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This letter discusses the schooling of Mary Ellis, stating "with her fortune it is imperative she receive the education and training to prepare her for society and happiness in mature life." Relates that a malignant fever has reached St. Louis,…

The Southern Cultivator, 1840

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The Southern cultivator: and journal of science and general improvement, a semi-monthly publication, devoted in the main to the interests of agriculture. Included are scans of two articles titled, "Education and common schools in a Democracy", and…