An 1855 advertisement for Mrs Fielding's school for young ladies in Auckland responds to local demand by offering to teach pupils 'manners and deportment', along with various other accomplishments. Spelling seems not to be one of these, if the wording of the advertisement is anything to go by.
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Reference: Daily Southern Cross, 17 April 1855, p. 4
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