A History of Harvard University: From Its Foundation, in the Year 1636, to the Period of the American Revolution

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Brown, Shattuck,, 1833 - Harvard University - 475 pages

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Page 73 - And whereas there have been, at sundry times, by divers persons, gifts, grants, devises of houses, lands, tenements, goods, chattels, legacies, and conveyances, heretofore made, either to Harvard College, in Cambridge, in New England, or to the President, and Fellows of Harvard College, or to the said College, by some other description, under several charters successively, it is declared, that all the said gifts, grants, devises, legacies, and conveyances, are hereby forever confirmed...
Page 17 - And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and they brought the LORD'S offering to the work of the tabernacle of the congregation, and for all his service, and for the holy garments.
Page 9 - It is therefore ordered by this Court and the authority thereof, that the...
Page 38 - Indians' children were to be taught freely, and the charge to be by yearly contribution, either by voluntary allowance, or by rate of such as refused, etc., and this order was confirmed by the general court. . . . Other towns did the like, providing maintenance by several means.
Page 5 - Marte : and decline perfectly the paradigms of nounes and verbes in the Greek tongue : let him then, and not before, be capable of admission into the Colledge.
Page 73 - ART. 3. — And whereas, by an Act of the General Court of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, passed in the year one thousand six hundred and forty-two, the Governor and Deputy-Governor for the time being, and all the magistrates of that jurisdiction, were with the President, and a number of the clergy in the said Act described, constituted the Overseers of Harvard College ; and it being necessary...
Page 3 - After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Page 7 - Acts in former yeares, our selves being present, at them; so have they lately kept two solemne Acts for their Commencement, when the Governour, Magistrates, and the Ministers from all parts, with all sorts of Schollars, and others in great numbers were present...
Page 4 - Exercises ; and a large library with some bookes to it, the gifts of diverse of our friends, their chambers and studies also fitted for and possessed by the students, and all other roomes of office necessary and convenient, with all needful offices thereto belonging : And by the side of the 1 of the Board of Director*.
Page 32 - And for their mackerel, brought to them with their guts in them, and goat's dung in their hasty pudding, it's utterly unknown to me ; but I am much ashamed it should be in the family, and not prevented by myself or servants, and I humbly acknowledge my negligence in it.

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