Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor of Ireland :
Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor of Ireland.
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Broadside refers to the statement of the Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor of Ireland [also known as The Kildare Place Society, founded in 1811; schools opened in 1819]; divided into paragraphs and containing information and suggestions which may prove useful to all schools for the education of the poor. "Patron His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge; Vice-Patron Her Grace the Duchess of Dorset"; "Treasurers, George Latouche and Co. Esqrs.; secretary, Jos. Devonsher Jackson, Esq, Leeson-Street; Register Mr. Isaac Topham; Superintendent of Model School Mr. John Veevers"; "The committee of this Society anxious to make known its principles and objects, and to facilitate the intercourse between it and the schools in correspondence with the Society, publishes the following statement ...". The Society was non-denominational and its aim was to provide support for schools, to train teachers, and to publish suitable textbooks, primarily to educate poorer Irish children.
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1 folded sheet (4 p.) ; 38 cm.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Last page is blank.
Physical description: [Dublin: C. Bentham, printer n.d., ca. 1811].
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