An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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136 Old-time Schools and School-books
required branches. What furnished a woman, however, the surest passport to employment was to be related to some prudential committeeman. He was all-power­ful in his district, and while his daughters or sis­ters, of course, had first chance, if none among these closer relatives had anxi­ety for the place, there was oppor­tunity for the more remotely con­nected. The partiality of the prudential com­mitteeman in this respect was pro­verbial, and no little friction re­sulted from the f a m i 1 y arrange­ments he was wont to make. Occa­sionally the discus-
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