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Manual of the Board of Education, of the City of Troy, for the School Year Beginning March, 1863
Book #: 014772

Author: Board of Education of Troy, NY
Publisher: D. H. Jones
Place: Troy, NY
Year: 1863
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 6 1/2″ x 4 1/8″
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 6 1/2″ x 4 1/8″. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Gilt-stamped red leather over boards with previous owner’s name and position (Isaac W. Crissy, Com’r 1st Ward) on front board, 108 pages, plus several lined pages with pencil notes. Some points of interest include: information on a “Colored School Committee”, and that “no applications of candidates from Colored Schools, for admission to the High School, shall be entertained by the committee.”, includes lists of text books used in the schools, teachers and principal names, as well as students that made the grades to apply for high school, and apparently, every school day began with reading of scripture (p. 43). Light wear to extremities, pencil gift inscription on front free end paper, small newspaper clipping attached to one of the pages, has toned the opposing page. We could only find the 1871 edition in one library on WorldCat. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Education. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014772.