The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 31
From the Secretary to The Otago Educational Board. Education Office, Dunedin, March 17th, 1875. To Miss E. K Hay, Schoolmistress, North Dunedin School. Madam
March 17th, 1875.To Miss E. K Hay, Schoolmistress, North Dunedin School. Madam,
In consequence of the very satisfactory testimonials you brought with you, and of your having served under the Otago Education Board for upwards of five years, with acceptance and success, you have been placed on our Register as a Certificated Schoolmistress of the First (Highest) Class, under the Boards regulations of February, 1872.page 10
I mention the date of the Regulations, for the Beard Regulations of September, 1874, are intended to apply mainly to persons seeking admission to the service subsequently to their adoption, and classification under them, is based upon an examination.
I take this opportunity to express my sense of the very able and successful manner in which you have performed your duties as a. Schoolmistress under the Board, and my esteem for your personal Character.
John Hislop,Secretary and Inspector.