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Joseph Wyman begs leave to inform his friends, and the public, that he has good accommodations at Medford, 5 miles from Boston, in a healthly fituation, (which is to be confidered in a fickly feason) for about 15 fcholars, whom he will board and inftruct in any of the following branches of ufeful and ornamental knowledge, viz. Englifh Grammar, Compofition, Reading and Speaking, either on public occafions, or private entertainment— The Art of Penmanfhip in a modern, ufeful and ornamental manner; Arithmetic, thofe parts of it which are moftly ufed in bufinefs. A general knowledge in Geography; and the rudiments of Geomety and Drawing. The Miffes will be put under the immediate care of Mifs Haskel, who, if requefted, will inftruct them in the ufe of the Sewing-Needle, and attend to their behavior. All of the above, or any part thereof, for the moderate price of 15f. per week. Wafhing, the use of reading books, a full fupply of writing books and paper, pens and ink, included,

Those who should please to honor him with fo much confidence as to place their Children under his care; may rely that a due attention will be paid to their Inftruction, Morals, Health, and a humane treatment. ——N. B. A line directed to faid Wyman, will be attended to.

Columbian Centinel, Sept. 5, 1795.

note.—Mr. Wyman was the predecessor of Mrs. Susanna Rowson. See Medford Historical Register, Vol. VII, p. 25.

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