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QUARTERLY BULLETIN 101 Academy; so that if the profits should fail, he may be able to supply the loss from the resources of his private fortune. If a foreigner he shall be a gentleman of rank in his native country. XIII. There shall be thirteen different branches taught in the Academy, viz. Italian, German and French; Painting, in every branch; Geography, Astronomy, Architecture, Fortification and Surveying; Music, Riding, Fencing and Dancing. N. B. Such gentlemen of the United States of America as may think the above plan worthy their attention and encouragement, may become subscribers, although their distance from this city may preclude the possibility of personal application; such gentlemen will please to apply as soon as possible, in order that the best masters, and necessary instruments may be speedily procured from Europe, to compleat the Academy. As the Academy is now fitted up to begin several branches: if there are in the United States any persons capable of being employed as masters, very great encouragement will be given to them according to their merit; but none need apply that cannot bring certificates of their good conduct and ability, and also be willing to give sufficient security for their future conduct, that they will not raise any disturbance in the Academy. *:(:*Mr. Quesnay has invented a Celestial and Terrestrial Globe, which will render the study of Geography and Astronomy plain and easy to the most ignorant. But being unable to find an artist in this city capable to construct the same, he will be under the necessity of executing the design himself, which will retard him for some time before he can exhibit the same to public view. [New-York Gazetteer and Country Journal, December 3, 1784.J We are requested to give notice to the public, that should any person presume to introduce, at any time, into company at the Academy of Polite Arts, any Woman of ill-fame, proper plans are concerted by Mr. Quesnay's friends to disgrace such person, and prosecute the perpetrator. As Mr. Quesnay means to preserve the strictest order and decorum in the Academy, he suspects none but his enemies will endeavour to disgrace it. [Loudon's New-York Packet, December 20, 1784.