J.H. McDonald Teaching
No. 156 Grade No. 1
Office of County Superintendent of Common Schools
State of Iowa
March 31st 1865
This is to Certify, That the bearer J.H.
McDonald has been thoroughly examined and found worthy of
certificate, Grade No 1, in the following branches to wit:
Orthography, Penmanship, Reading, Geography, English Grammar, Arithmetic
The references presented give evidence of a good moral character
Orthography 95% Reading 90%
English Grammar 95%
Penmanship 90% Geography 85% Arithmetic 90%
Theory & Practice __ Qualifications to discipline a school 90% Experience in teaching 2 Yrs.
~source: Original certificate
~contributed by Ron Harris for Clayton co. IAGenWeb, March 2010.
Anyone knowing which school(s) J.H. McDonald taught in, please contact the Cayton co. coordinator.
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