Halifax County, North Carolina

 

LaVallee Female Seminary

 
 

LA VALLEE FEMALE SEMINARY, 1837.
The exercises of the above Institution will recommence on the third Monday (16th) of January—the subscriber with much pleasure informs his friends that Mrs. Emma McElvie continues Principal in the Seminary.
The following will be the course of studies: Reading, Writing, Spelling, Composition, Grammar, Elementary Geography, United States History, Arithmetic, Ancient and Modern History, Universal Geography, including Ancient Geography, American History, Rhetoric, Logic, Natural Philosophy, Euclid, Algebra, Astronomy, Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, Natural Theology, Elements of Criticism, Chemistry and Botany, for the above branches per session of five months, $10.
Latin.............................................    $5.00
French............................................      7.50
Drawing...........................................      5.00
Painting in Oil Colors................................    10.00
Music on the Piano Forte.............................    15.00
Music on Guitar.....................................    10.00
Board.............................................    40.00
Half the board in advance.
Halifax Co., N. C, Dec. 7, 1836.                Tippoo S. Brownlow.
The Star, January 12, 1837.
(Source: North Carolina Schools and Academies, 1790-1840, By Charles L. Coon 1914)

 


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