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Education in the United States: Its History from the Earliest Settlements - Page 33
by Richard Gause Boone - 1889 - 402 pages
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Education in the United States: Its History from the Earliest Settlements

Richard Gause Boone - Education - 1889 - 410 pages
...comforts, were painfully small. The settlers were now few, and in poverty. Harvard was nourishing, paying her president one hundred and fifty pounds...and the Church. It marks a feeling of confidence and self-helpfulness wholly new to the Virginian. Although nothing came of it immediately, it constituted...
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Education in the United States, Its History from the Earliest Settlement

Richard Gause Boone - Education - 1889 - 402 pages
...paying her president one hundred and fifty pounds a year, and fighting heresy through anti-paedobaptism. In the year named, the Virginia Assembly, moved by...and the Church. It marks a feeling of confidence and self-helpfulness wholly new to the Virginian. Although nothing came of it immediately, it constituted...
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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University ..., Volume 7

Education - 1896
...by reason of our great distance from our native country cannot * * * be supplied from thence Bee itt enacted that for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry, and promotion of piety there be land taken * * for a college and free schools * * * ." Act XXIX. " Whereas...
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The American University Magazine, Volume 1

A. U. Faulkner, Spenser O. M. Ovington - Education - 1894
...perished. ing which the seed sown in 1619 was still in embryo, we find that in 1660 the Virginians voted " that for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry, and promotion of piety, there be land taken upon purchase for a colledge and free schoole. " Subscriptions...
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Self Culture, Volume 2

Self-culture - 1895
...connection with Harvard. The idea, however, remained. In 1660 the Colonial Assembly of Virginia voted "that for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry and promotion of piety, Early Efforts of Virginia upon purchases for a college and free school and that...
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Studies in European and American History: An Introduction to the Source ...

Fred Morrow Fling, Howard Walter Caldwell - Europe - 1897 - 336 pages
...by reason of our great distance from our native country cannot * * * be supplied from thence Bee itt enacted that for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry, and promotion of piety there be land taken * * for a college and free schoole * * * ." Act XXIX. "Whereas...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - History - 1901 - 131 pages
...In 1660, the Assembly of Virginia passed resolutions for the founding of a college and free school " for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry, and promotion of piety." ' It was also voted that commissioners of the county courts take subscriptions...
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A History of Education in the United States

Edwin Grant Dexter - Education - 1904 - 656 pages
...great distance from our native country, cannot in probability be always supplied from thence, Be it enacted, that for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry and promotion of piety, there be land taken upon purchases for a college and free school and that there...
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A History of Higher Education in America

Charles Franklin Thwing - Education - 1906 - 501 pages
...itself became deeply and generally interested. In the year 1660 the colonial Assembly of Virginia voted that " for the advance of learning, education of youth, supply of the ministry, and promotion of piety, there be land taken upon purchases for a Colledge and free schoole, and that there...
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, Volume 12

Minnesota - 1908 - 44 pages
...taken on new life. As early as 1660 the Virginia Assembly, moved by the growing spirit of the time, enacted that, "for the advance of learning, education...the promotion of piety, there be land taken for a college and free schools.'' Subscriptions were also solicited, and they came from all classes in varying...
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