COURTLAND TOWNSHIP LIBRARY BOOK, MAY 5TH, 1848
and Other School Board Information

List of Books in the Library in the Township of Courtland.  The total cost for the books is $27.15.
A list of the names of persons drawing books from the library and the title of each book drawn.

BOOK TITLES

DATES

NAMES PEOPLE

AMERICAN CONSTITUTION - $1.25

AMERICAN CONSTITUTION - $1.25

ARMSTRONG'S TREATISE ON AGRICULTURE - $.63

BOYS & GIRLS LIBRARY (RETURNED)

12 MAY 1848

MR. WALKER

BOYS AND GIRLS LIBRARY - $.50

COMSTOCK'S CHEMISTRY - $1.00

COMSTOCK'S PHILOSOPHY - $.88

ECONOMICAL HOUSEKEEPER - $.31

ELEMENTS OF CRITICISM - $1.25

FIRST LESSONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY - $.25

FIRST LESSONS ON NATURAL PHILOSOPHY (2ND PART) - $.38

GOLDSMITH'S HISTORY OF GREECE - $.63

HALE'S UNITED STATES HISTORY - $.50

HATCHING TREATISE ON BEES - $.50

HISTORY OF PINKNEY, ELLERY & MATHERS (RETURNED)

12 MAY 1848

S. S. TOWER

JACK HALYARD (RETURNED)

12 MAY 1848

S. S. TOWER

JAMIESON'S RHETORIC - $1.00

JEFFERSON'S MANUAL - $.88

LEE'S GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY - $.63

LETTERS TO A BROTHER - $.31

LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - $.63

LIFE OF FRANCIS MARION (RETURNED)

8 MAY 1848

MR. H. D. POND

LIFE OF FRANKLIN (RETURNED)

13 MAY 1848

WM R. DAVIS

LIFE OF GEN'L FRANCIS MARION - $.63

LIFE OF GEN'L GEORGE WASHINGTON - $.65

LIFE OF GEN'L GEORGE WASHINGTON (RETURNED)

8 MAY 1848

MR. H. D. POND

LIVES OF EDWARDS AND BRAINERD - $.63

LIVES OF PHIPPS, PUTNAM, DAVIDSON AND RITTENHOUSE - $.63

LIVES OF PINKNEY, ELLERY, AND MATHER - $.63

LIVES OF WAYNE & VANE

13 MAY 1848

JOB TOWER

LIVES OF WAYNE AND SIR HENRY VANE - $.63

LIVES OF WILSON AND CAPT. SMITH - $63

NATURAL PHILOSOPHY (RETURNED)

13 MAY 1848

CHARLES WALKER

PALEY'S EVIDENCE OF CHRISTIANITY - $.75

PARLEY'S - AFRICA (RETURNED)

12 MAY 1848

MR. WALKER

PARLEY'S - SUN, MOON & STARS (RETURNED)

8 MAY 1848

CHARLY WALKER

PARLEY'S GARDEN (RETURNED)

12 MAY 1848

JOHN DAVIS

PARLEY'S LIBRARY - $.50

PETER PARLEY'S NEW GEOGRAPHY - $.38

PETER PARLEY'S TALES ABOUT THE ISLANDS - $.38

PETER PARLEY'S TALES ABOUT THE SUN, MOON AND STARS - $.38

POLITICAL CLASS BOOK - $1.00

PRIZE LETTERS TO STUDENTS - $.31

SCHOOL SINGER - $.38

STORY OF JACK HALYARD - $.50

THE SCHOLAR'S MANUAL - $.31

THE TALES OF PETER PARLEY ON AFRICA - $.38

THE TALES OF PETER PARLEY ON EUROPE - $.38

URES DICTIONARY - $3.00

URES DICTIONARY (RETURNED)

10 MAY 1848

JOHN DAVIS

WATTS ON THE MIND - $.50

WATT'S PHILOSOPHY (RETURNED)

12 MAY 1848

JOHN DAVIS

WAYLAND'S ELEMENTS OF MORAL SCIENCE - $1.50

WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY - $.50

    At the meeting of the board of School Inspectors a law was passed regarding the Director's not returning their portion of the borrowed books to the Township Library.
According to the law, they were fined $.50 for the offences.

H. N. Stinson (Director of the board of School Inspectors)

The number of schollars in each district in the Town of Courtland are a s follows -
District No. 1 has 21 schollars - $2.60 of books
District No. 2 has 45 schollars - $5.58 of books
District No. 3 has 41 schollars - $5.08 of books
District No. 4 has 10 schollars
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Total - 117 Schollars ----$13.18

On the last Monday of September, 1850
The enumeration of children between the ages of four and eighteen as reported by the Directors of each District in the Township of Courtland as as following:
District No. 1 - 26 schollars - proportion of books - $19.70
District No. 2 - 50 schollars - proportion of books - $16.50
District No. 3 - 47 schollars - proportion of books - $17.40
District No. 4 - 12 schollars - proportion of books - $  4.50
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Total - 135 Schollars ---- $49.10

October 5th, 1858
The number of Schollars in each District in the Township of Courtland area as follows:
District No. 1 - 21 schollars - portion of books - $3.62
District No. 2 - 45 schollars - portion of books - $7.70
District No. 3 - 41 schollars - portion of books - $7.00
District No. 5 - 39 schollars - portion of books - $6.68
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Total - 179 Schollars ---- $25.00

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The Statistical Report of School District No. 2-fr of the Township of Courtland, County of Kent, to the Township Clerk for the year ending 10 July, 1911.
Give the number of pupils enrolled in the seventh and eighth grades in this district for the year ending - 10 July 1911- 8 pupils.
Names of the children:
Roy Smith, 8th grade, P. O. Rockford
Bertha Smith, 8th grade, P. O. Rockford
Clare Allen, 8th grade, P. O. Rockford
Bessie Allen, 8th grade, P. O. Rockford
Forrest Shotwell, 8th grade, P. O. Rockford
Everett Shotwell, 8th grade, P. O. Rockford
Daisy Wooster, 7th grade, P. O. Rockford
Ruth Smith, 7th grade, P. O. Rockford


Transcriber: ES
Created: 22 Sept 2011
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