See the context of this sign.

A Private School House

Built by Brigham Young for his own children
stood on this corner lot

This early school was directed by Eli B. Kelsey, who in
soliciting additional students, announced in the Deseret
News December 12, 1860, as follows:

"President Young not only intends it to be used for the
education of his own family during the day, but purposes it
to be thoroughly devoted to further educational purposes
in the evenings, including the teaching of vocal music.

"Mr. David O. Calder will open therein two
classes for young persons of both sexes,
in order that a competent number may be
thoroughly taught this simple and beautiful
science, so that a uniform system of teaching
may be adopted throughout all the schools
of the territory. The produce of the valley
will be taken in payment for tuition."

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