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

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144 Old-time Schools and School-books
Elizabeth Briggs is my Name And With my Hand I Have Wrought the Same in the 10th year Of my Age, Salem February 15th 1805
How should we scorn these clothes of flesh, These fetters and this load, And long for evening to undress That we may rest with God.
Lower Half of a Sampler.
Showing a characteristic verse and some intricate and romantic designing. Width of
original, fifteen inches.
When the girls began to go to the masters' schools, the more aspiring of them adventured a little way into geography, grammar, and mathematics. The ignorant derided them for so doing and, with regard
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