informs the inhabitants of Gallatin
and its vicinity that on the 12th inst.?, so soon thereafter as
practicable, she purposes opening a Female Academy based on such arrangements
as she trusts will secure it permanent support.
plan of instruction will comprise all the branches taught in most approved
schools; such as History, Ancient and Modern, Grammar, Geography with the use
of globes, and the projection of Maps, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, also the
French, Italian, and Spanish languages, Music, Drawing, etc.
Speer, having been educated in one of the first seminaries in Europe,
deems herself not incompetent to the task she has assumed.† Further information can be obtained at her
residence, Mr. Lesterís Gallatin,
or from General A.G. Brown.† She also
††††††††††† The Honorable William Vannerson†††††††††
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† L. A.
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††† Dr. J. M. Hubbard
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Captain J.
in the Southern Star on March
17, 1838 in Copiah County,