of having the premises then properly represented upon parchment, as has from that time been the custom.
Though singing had been a previous exercise in the school, music was not introduced as a science till April 1, 1862.
At that date the services of Mr. Henry G. Carey were secured for the high and grammar schools and were afterward shared with the schools of lower grade.
Mr. Carey held the position till June 30, 1884, except for two years which he spent in Europe.
From April 1, 1866, to April 1, 1867, Mr. S. H. Hadley took his place, and from September 1, 1876, to September 1, 1877, the place was filled by Mr. C. R. Bill.
Upon the resignation of Mr. Carey, Mr. S. H. Hadley received the appointment which he now holds.
Drawing was taught by the lady assistants from about 1858 to 1873, and well-executed copies of heads, animals, landscapes, and other objects were wont to be exhibited at the annual examinations.
In 1873 there came a sudden developme