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ACADEMY [Dumfries] Dumfries Academy
Dumfries Academy
Mr. Armstrong
Mr. Maxwell
Map of Town 1819
049 [situation] About 4 1/2 chains W. [West] of Academy Street.
A large modern-built edifice erected in 1801. - possesses endowment for four teachers viz. Classical or Rector of the Grammar School Mathematical, English and [Writing] Master at the respective Salary £64. £25. £30 and £25 p [per annum] A teacher of Languages is also [employed] and has a Class room allowed in the Academy by the Trustees Consisting of the Magistrates, Town Council and the two Town Clergymen. - The average [number] of Pupils Attending the different classes may be stated at about 320 [and] fees for the different branches are Latin and GreeK 7/6 per quarter, [Reading] Writing and Arithmetic 15/- per quarter. The usual charge for any of the [new] languages is One Guinea per quarter. &c. &c.

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