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Macnab's School or Dollar Institution Macnab's School or Dollar Institution
Macnab's School or Dollar Institution
Macnab's School or Dollar Institution
Dr. [Doctor] Milne, Principal
Sta. acct. [Statistical account]
Mr Bradshaw
134.07 A large Grecian building constructed of the best ashlar displaying an elegant portico in its front facing the W. [West]. The parapet is high & lofty completely hiding the various roofs, chimneys & cupola of the building which is about 186 feet long by 63 in width. The cupola serves to light a large hall or library in the centre of the building. The remainder of the building is occupied by large & spacious Class rooms, janitor's house & trustees' room. The height from the top of the dome in the library down to the floor is 45 feet. There is a large park attached as a play ground as well as a large garden of about five acres for botanical purposes. The following branches are taught in this school under seperate Masters Viz English & its grammar; Latin; Greek & oriental languages; Modern languages; Writing & Arithmetic, mathematics; drawing ; & geography. The salary of the teachers varies between ₤140 & ₤170 pr [per]annum with a large house & garden for each. The pupil fees are paid to the treasurer for the trustees who are the heritors of the parish & Minister as well as Co. [County] gentlemen of certain incomes. The building was erected & endowed at the beginning of the century by a Mr Macnab of the parish. The poor of the parish get their education free along with clothes

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