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10. It is of great importance that this habit of keeping full accounts should be commenced at the beginning, and should be steadily persevered in.
11. Near the close of the quarter, the various items should be added together, and the sums placed in the proper columns, on a schedule, or blank form, similar to the one printed on page 13 of this Report. All these statements should be made in their proper places, and be written in a fair hand.
12. If a young man wishes to inake particular explanations about his own case, let him write to the Secretary.
13. If a young man expects to be absent at the time the schedule is to be circulated, he should by all means, leave his account with a friend, and authorize him to place it on the schedule.
14. In all other cases, the individual should write his name, and place his accounts on the schedule with his own hand.
15. Every individual, assisted by the Society, is expected to connect himself with some regularly established institution of learning, either a public grammar school, an academy, college, or theological seminary.
16. Whenever a young man removes from the Parent Society to a Branch Society, as from Massachusetts to Connecticut, or from one Branch to another, as from Maine to New Hampshire, or from one seminary to another, in the same State, he should carry with himn the letter which notified him as being received by the American Education Society; and, also, a letter of dismission and recommendation from his former instructor, to the one to whom he is going. In case he neglects to procure a dismission from his instructor, he must procure the approbation of the Board of Directors of the Parent Society, or if he be within the limits of a Branch, of the Directors of that Branch.
17. Whenever a young man fails to report himself, by returning a regular schedule, twice in succession, without giving proper explanation of the omission, he shall be liable to be re-examined, according to the discretion of the Directors.
18. Whenever a young man intends to leave his studies for any length of time, he should give notice of it to the Directors of the Parent Society, or of a Branch, if he lives within the limits of a Branch.
19. Whenever a note is given, all the preceding notes in the hands of the Agent should be taken up, and brought into one.
20. Whenever the time for transmitting the schedule, or making returns, occurs in the interval between leaving one institution and joining another, as from a college to a theological seminary, three things are to be observed :
First. A schedule, or statement of receipts and expenses, and a request for another grant for the quarter thus intervening, should be left with the agent, or instructor of the institution, which the young man leaves.
Secondly. It should be mentioned against the name of each applicant, where he wishes to have the expected appropriation sent, or deposited.
Thirdly. In case the appropriation is to be placed in the hands of the former agent, the young man should give his note for the anticipated appropriation before he leaves the institution, and receive from the agent his certificate that the note has been given ; this certificate must be handed to the agent of the new institution, and to be mentioned by him on the next schedule. He must, in all cases, take with him a certificate of his note for his last grant.
21. Whenever a young man wishes for a regular dismission from the Society, he should transmit his request to the Secretary of the Parent Society, having first given one note for all which he owes to the Society,