Regulations to be observed by the pupils of the Tappahannock Female Seminary
Is Part Of
Regulations to be observed by the pupils of
the Rappahannock Female Seminary.
Each pupil to rise sufficiently early to be in
the School Room at the required hour for study
in the morning.
Each pupil required to observe promptly
the bell for meals, and in the dining-room
to be especially quiet and lady-like, abstain-
-ing from merriment, avoiding haste, and
all expressions of undue anxiety to be served.
No pupil to go abroad on errands or otherwise
without permission, pay no visits except
on Friday or Saturday evenings; returning
in all cases by 9 o'clock P.M.
All unnecessary noise is stricly forbidden
in the parlors, through the hall, and in the
chambers, The hour of retiring nine o'clock,
the candle or lamp to be delivered to the attend-
ing servant by 10 o'clock P.M.
Each pupil is strictly forbidden to frequent
the kitchen; sit on the steps of the front door;
hang over the front gate or enclosure; hold
any communication with persons outside, or
in any way to attract the attention of persons
passing; and while taking exercise in the
garden the same care to be observed as to calling
attention by any unnecessary noise or rudeness
Saturday morning, after due preparation
has been made for the lessons of the following
Monday; to be spent in making neccessary
repairs of clothing, or in some form of needle_work.
Every pupil required to attend church on
Sunday morning, and prepare a Bible lesson
for the evening - no excuse will be considered
valid except sickness.
Careful and conscientious observance of
the above indispensable regulations will secure
for the pupil commendation upon the monthly
record, and at the close of the term the badge of
Honorable _ all omission will be entered as positive demerit.
Lucy Y. Gray.