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Matchett's Baltimore Director for 1837
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The paintings, natural and artificial curiosities, and exhibi-
tions, and other attractions are deserving of particular attention,
and cannot fail to afford the amusement lor which they are de-
signed. The saloon, where concerts and similar performances are
cairied on, is very spacious, and exceedingly well calculated for
such purposes. Proprietor Mr. DeSelding.

Public Schools.—These are eight in number. Male school No.
1, and female No. 2, are held in a very large and handsome stone
building, 90 by 70 feet, at the corner of Greene and Fayette
streets. This building will accommodate 400 boys, and as many
girls in different apartments. The number of pupils atpresent is
160 boys and 82 girls. Teacher of the male school, Mr. McJil-
ton, of the female Miss McConkey. Male school No. 2, is
kept over the engine bouse, Fell's Point; number of pupils 186,
teacher, Mr. Robinson. Male school No. 3, is in a convenient
house, erected for the purpose, in Aisquith, near Pitt sreet, 80
pupils, Mr. Carter teacher. Female school No 1, is over the
engine house, Fell's Point, 65 pupils, Miss McDermot teacher.
For other free schools, Sunday, schools, &,c. see chapter x.

Saint Mary's College.—Incorporated as an university in 1806.
The buidings, which are of considerable extent, are situated near
Pennsylvania avenue, and embrace the college aforesaid and a
theological seminary. The establishment, contains a library of
12,000 volumes, a chemical apparatus, and a botanical garden.
The present number of students is 190 of which 123 are boarders.
President of the College, Rev. John J. Chanche; Rev. Dr. L. H,
Deluol, President of the Seminary.

Saint Mary's Orphan Asylum.—For the support and education
of desiitute female orphans, a building for the use of this benevo-
lent institution is situated in Franklin sireet, between Charles
and Park streets.

Theatres.—Baltimore has three of these establishments, which
have been already described, as the Adelphi, Front street, and
Holliday street theatres.


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