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St. Louis
Female Institute ,
No 105 Washington avenue,
St. Louis, Mo.

Rev.Reverend Wm.WilliamCrowell, , Superintend’t .

Mrs. Wm.WilliamCrowell, , Lady Principal .

The plan of this Seminary embraces a thorough course of instruction in
the Useful and Polite Arts
And Accomplishments, viz:

Reading,
Orthography,
Arithmetic,
Geography,
Natural Philosophy,
Grammar,
Mythology,
Rhetoric,
Logic,
Composition,
Sac’d Geography,
Penmanship,
History,
Chronology,
Latin,
Greek,
French,
German,
English,
Nat. History,
Algebra,
Elocution,
Geometry,
Trigonometry,
Botany,
Chemistry,
Phisiology,
Mental Science,
Pencilling,
Perspective,
Crayon,
Chromatic,
Water Colors,
Oil Painting,
Calisthenics,
Book Keeping,
Piano,
Organ,
Harp,
Guitar,
Vocal Music,
Moral Science,
Holy Seripture.

The Board of Instruction consists of
Twelve Professional Teachers,
Each devoted to a distinct department.

The French Language is used in conversation in the Family,
Under the eye of the Teacher, a native French Lady, educated in Paris.

Boarding Pupils enjoy the comforts of Home,
With special advantages for systematic study, mental discipline, and the promotion
of correct moral and social habits.

A Primary Department,
Has been opened, at the request of parents, for the special benefit of the younger
children.

☞ For further information, respecting terms, course of instruction,
and text books, reference is made to the annual catalogue, copies of
which may be had at the Institute. The strictest scrutiny of parents
and friends of education is invited, as to the
course and quality of the instruction given, and its results.

Reference is made to the patrons generally.

St. Louis, July 1, 1853.