INSTRUCTIONS TO THE
SCHOOLMASTER ON BOARD THE SHIP STATELY
Female Emigration Fund
To read prayers morning and evening in the event of the Surgeon or Captain not performing.
The Schoolmaster to inspect the girls in the cabin when the Matron informs him
they are ready to receive him.
To arrange the girls into classes - the first half hour in religious instruction - the
remaining of the morning in reading, writing and arithmetic according to the
To point out to the matron any duties requiring her attention and to assist
her at all times in enforcing the rules and regulations of the Society.
To report to the matron any instance of forwardness of manners or improper
expression of behaviour of any of the girls, particularly during the time of
by him and to exert his own authority to check and correct any misbehaviour
At all times to prevent the girls from any communication with the sailors.