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PART FIRST, is a small book, designed for the use of From the Masters of the Public School of Boston, in the young classes, from five to eight years of age.

Department of Arithmetic. Part SECOND, contains within itself, a complete sys- Eme

Emerson's System of Arithmetic, (first, Second and of Mental and Written Arithmetic, united; and Third Part.) has been in ase in the Public Schools this book. baving been lately enlarged, is sufficiently of Boston for several years, and it affords uus pleasure extensive for common schools.

to say, that our opinion of its value has been confirdi. Part THIRD, for advanced scholars, comprises a brief

ed by observing its effect in the business of instruction review of the elementary principles, and a full devel.

It is written in a perspicuous style, its i!lustrations are opment of the higher operations, with extensive com

lucid, its arrangement is judicious, and the gradation mercial information.

of its exercises is exact. We consider the work to be This System of Arithmetic has been adopted by the

justly entitled to the high reputation it has acquired, Boston School Board, to take the place of Colburn's

and we sincerely recommend it to the attenlies of First Lessons and Sequel-by the Providence Board,

teachers, who have not bad opportunity to become acto take the place of Smith's Arithmetic, and by the

quainted with its merits. Philadelphia Board, to take the place of Pike's. The

P. Macintosh, jr., Hancock School. recommendations of the work are from gentlemen who do not lend their names to give countenance to indul.

James Robinson, Bowdoin School. ferent publications. They are such as the following:

Levi Conant, Eliot School.

Aaron D. Capen, Mayhew School. T. Mr. Frederick Emerson.

Josiab Fairbank, Adams School. Sir, I have received the First and Second Parts of

John A. Harris, Hawes School. your North American Arithmetic, and am highly pleas

Reuben Swan, jr., Wells School. ed with the plan of the work, and the manner of its

Nathan Merrill, Franklin School. execution thus far. It unites simplicity with fulness,

Loring Lothrop, Endicott School.

Charles Kimball, Boulston School. and will thus be sure to interest the beginner, while it furnisbes, at the same time, an ample guide to the

Joseph Hale, Johnson School. more advanced pupil. Respectfully and truly yours,

Samuel L. Gould, Winthrop School.

Boston, Jan. 29, 1842.

Emerson's Arithmetic, Part Third, has for xeral Late Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philoso

years been a text-book in the Boston Eaglish Hid ply in Williamstown College.

School. I think that it is a highly useful book for those

scholars who have faithfully learned the Second Part, To the Publishers of Emerson's Arithmetic.

which, in my opinion is an excellent work. Gentlemen,--I have examined the Third Part of Mr.

THOMAS SHERWIN, Emperaon's Arithmetic with great pleasure. The per.

e Boston English High School. gpicuity of its arrangement, and the clearness and bre. vity of its explanations, combined with its happy adap-1. Having for several years, used Emerson's North Gation to the purposes of practical business, are iis | American Arithmetic, and having bad a fair opportuni. Freat recommendations. I hope it will soon be intro- ty to compare it with other works upon the same sub duced into all our schools, and take the place of ill. ject, I cheerfully, certily, that I consider it decidedly digested treatises, to which our instructors have hith.

I the best Arithmetic which has fallen under my notice. erto been compelled to resort. Respectfully,

I confidently recomiend it as a work of rare merit BENJAMIN PI

and well deserving the extensive use and great popu.

larity which it has hilberto enjoyed. Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy,

LUTHER ROBINSON, Horvard University.

Sheb Master of the Boston English High School.


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| Designed as a reading book for classes using the In a series; adapted to the progressively developing School Geoprapby, or pupils farther advanced. capacities of youth.


TO THE STUDY OF THE MAPS; comprising his Atlas, in Containing 120 Engravings, and 14 colored Maps, de la series of lessons for beginners in Geopraphy. signed as a first book of Geography for children.


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together with a Compendium of Ancient Geography ; il MITCHELL'S ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY.

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the young.-Annals of Education. MODERN SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY AND ATLAS, on

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Greek Grammar, by CHAUNCEY A. GOODRICA. Stereo ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY, as connected with Chrono.

type edition. logy, and preparatory to the study of Ancient History,

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Day of Yale College. This work is so universally known that any remarks FIRST LESSONS ABOUT NATURAL PHILOSOPHY upon ils merits would be superfluous. It is used as a FOR CHIDDREN.-Part first. By Miss Marr A. SWIFT, Reading Book in High Schools.

Principal of the Litchfield Female Seminary. THE PRACTICAL SPELLING BOOK, WITH READ

The First Lessons about Natural Philos ING LESSONS, by T. 1. GALLAVNET aud HoRACE look well calculated to interest the minds of youth. It ER.

brings down the popular parts of Natural Philosophy This work is considered a decided improvement in

to the level of the capacities of children, with a degree the departinent of elementary instruction to which it be

of simplicity and accuracy which I have seldom seen longs. The publishers are furnished with the most sa. excelled. I wish Miss Swift all success in the useful tisfactory evidence of the favorable opinion entertained

literary labors in wbich she is engaged, and in her en. of it. Wherever it has been introduced, it has fully Id

deavors to arrest the attention of the young, and simplisatisfied the expectations of Teachers. The attention of fu

sy useful knowledge, -Thomas Dick, LL D, author of the friends of Common Schools is earnestly invited to the Christian Philosopher, &c. 5c. the work: and its new plan of classification, and its oth. er prominent features, are cheerfully submitted to their FIRST LESSONS ABOUT NATURAL PHILOSOPHY candid examination.

-Part Second, By Misy Marr A. SWIFT, Principal of THE MOTHER'S PRIMER-To teach her child its the Litchfield Female Seminary. letters, and how to read; designed also for the lowest The Lessons are admirably adapted to the capacities class in Primary Schools. On a new plan,

of children. Part First is now used in the Schools in The arrangement of this little book has been found to this town, and we hope Part Second may be introduced aid greatly in the instruction of little children.

without delay.-Fall River Monitor,




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Angelica, July 29, 1844. with the papers of the district. S. YOUNG, 1 DEAR SIR :- Allow me to trouble you with a Supt. Common Schools. I line from Southern Allegany.

You are aware that I have been engaged in NOTICES.

the duties of the office of county superintendent

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16 towns. In the early part of May I entered County Convention, Aug. 31st. Teachers' upon a visiting tour among the summer schools Institute, the last of September.

under my supervision. I have now been through ONEIDA.

ten towns, and have visited every school district Northern District County School Convention, and library in those towns, excepting four. I inat Lee Centre, Sept. 3d ; Southern District attend to go into every district, and examine every Utica, Oct. 8th. The Teachers' Institute will library within this division of the county before open the week following, at Utica.

forwarding my annual report. And while it is HERKIMER.

painful to witness the apathetic indifference that County School Convention, at Herkimer, still exists in some districts, yet in the aggregate I Sept. 11.

am happily disappointed in the progress of the MADISON.

great work of educational reform" in Southern A Mass School Convention at Cazenovia, on Allegany. In many districts, the clouds of intelSeptember 20th and 21st.

lectualdarkness seem yet to brood in sullen gloom FRANKLIN.

over these little temples of liberty, while in the Town Superintendents' Convention on Sept. 20. great majority, however, teachers and schools, FULTON.

at least, are doing as well as could reasonablý Normal School opens at Kingsboro' in October; be expected, circumstances all considered. I have Educational Association meets at Mayfield on found many very choice teachers—both male and October 1st.

female--young ladies and gentlemen of superior ALBANY.

taste and literary attainments-who enter into School Celebrations in Coeymans, Sept. 6th the work with knowledge according to zeal, and and 7th ; Bethlehem, Sept. 21; Watervliet, Sep. with“ zeal according to knowledge,” who are tember 25 ; New-Scotland, Oct. 1.

fitting the youth under their charge to enter upon

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