The Albany Herald reprinted this announcement in a
feature on material that had appeared in its predecessor, The
Albany Patriot, in 1853. (Reformatted for easier reading):
to be opened
Announced by Mr. M. W. Grow.
Terms per quarter:
1st Class attending to
- primary arithmetic,
- primary geography,
Middle Class attending to
- philosophy, and
- the higher branches of English
Junior Class attending to
- higher mathematics,
- Greek, and
Oratory and English composition will receive particular attention.
Music will be taught if required.
To help understand the prices: That same year,
the newspaper carried the announcement that Mrs. Harriet Snelgrove's
boarding house offered boarding [meals] at $12.50 per month, or
$15 with lodging.