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[p. 81] or food is an anomaly. This one recalls seeing Pa Bradbury coming down the street with a leg of lamb over his shoulder, the remembrance being intensified because she disliked lamb and wanted turkey as a regular diet.

The following copies of Miss Bradbury's rewards of merit and records of behavior give an idea of her exactness and the influence she strove to impress upon her pupils. The originals are written on small sized note paper, or cards, in the finest of letters:—

Prize.

For greatest number of marks of approbation during the term ending Aug 30th, 1828 awarded to Miss L——M——S—— by her Friend & Instructress


Prize.

For obtaining the greatest number of marks for good Behaviour in 2d Division during the term ending Aug 30th, 1828 awarded to Miss L——M——S—— by her Instructress


Prize.

Miss L——M——S——

For her unexceptionable conduct & uniform exertions to improve, is entitled to the thanks of her Friend & Instructress

E. Bradbury Medford, Sept. 12th, 1829.

This certifies that

Miss L——M——S—— has obtained every merit required during 6 days ending Aug 27 and is entitled to the unqualified approbation of her friend & Instructress

E. Bradbury South Street Seminary, Medford, 1831

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