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Rev. Joseph Penney, Rochester, and Dr. Wm. R. Weeks, Paris?On the
importance of increasing the qualifications, elevating the
character, and improving the condition of the teachers of common
schools, and how these objects can be effected or promoted. A. B.
Johnson, Esq. Utica?On the importance of introducing the study of
political economy into our common schools. A. C. Flagg, and S. De
Witt Bloodgood, Esqrs. Albany? On the importance of making the
civil and political institutions of our country, the subject of
special study for all the American youth. Dr. Brownlee, city of
New-York, and Prof. Lathrop, Hamilton College?On the best method of
teaching the ancient classics. Prof. J. Henry, Albany?On the
utility of introducing the study of the natural sciences into our
common schools. Mr. Seaton, city of New-York?On mental development.
Mr. S. W. Taylor, Principal Lowville Academy?On school government.
Dr. Matthews, and Hon. Albert Gallatin?On any subject pertaining to
education, which they might deem proper to select. Letters of
apology, declining the appointment, have been received from Gerrit
Smith, Esq. Prof. J. Henry, A. C. Flagg, Esq. Mr. S. W. Taylor,
Judge Cdnklin, S. De Witt Bloodgood, Esq. Prof. Wm. Kirkland, Prof.
Lathrop, Dr. Matthews, Rev. Mr. Dwight, and Hon. Albert Gallatin.
On motion of U. F. Doubleday, this report was accepted. On motion
of the Rev. Mr. Whittlesey, Utica, Messrs. Whittlesey, C. Bartlett,
and Theodore W. Sill, were appointed a committee to examine all
communications which have been or may be made to the Lyceum during
its present session. On motion of the Rev. Mr. Whittlesey, Messrs.
Whittlesey, John Porter, Cayuga co. and Isaac H. Tiffany,
Montgomery co. were appointed a committee to arrange the order of
business. On mo...
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