INSTRUCTIONSTO THE ASSISTANT
MATRONS ON BOARD THE SHIP STATELY
It will be your duty to aid the Matron of the Stately Emigrant|
ship in superintending and teaching the young women sent out by the
Female Imigration Fund
In fulfilling this duty it must be your constand endeavour to uphold
the authority of the Matron, and to be guided by her direction with
respect to the improvement and employment of the Emigrants, so
long as you hold your office.
Should you witness any irregularity of coduct, or hear andy improper
language, you must immediately check it, and if necessary, inform the Matron
of it with-out delay.
In your efforts to benefit the Emigrants, you must endeavour to secure
your influence over them by gentleness united by firmness.