The Support of Schools in Colonial New York by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts

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Teachers college, Columbia university, 1913 - Charity-schools - 279 pages

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OCLC: 3689964
Related Subjects: Education -- New York (State) -- History. | Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain) | Charity-schools -- New York (State)

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Page 63 - Women especially ; Singing Quakers, Ranting Quakers, Sabbatarians ; Antisabbatarians ; Some Anabaptists some Independents ; some Jews ; in short of all sorts of opinions there are some, and the most part of none at all...
Page 8 - A Corporation for the Promoting and Propagating the Gospel of Jesus Christ in New England...
Page 19 - Cities and the parts adjacent, for the instruction of such poor children in reading, writing, and in the Catechism, whose parents or relations are not able to afford them the ordinary means of education.
Page 29 - And we do, for us, our heirs and successors, grant unto the said corporation and their successors, that they and their successors, or the major part of such of them as shall be present at any meeting of the said...
Page 31 - That the design of propagating the gospel in foreign parts does chiefly and principally relate to the conversion of heathens and infidels, and therefore that branch of it ought to be prosecuted preferably to all others.
Page 28 - God; and for lack of support and maintenance for such, many of our loving subjects do want the administration of God's word and sacraments, and seem to be abandoned to atheism and infidelity...
Page 68 - Peace shall happen to dwell within ten miles of the said Town or Parish) have power upon the Complaint of their Parents or Masters to call before them Such an Offender, and to Inflict such Corporall punishment as the merrit of their fact in their Judgment shall deserve, not exceeding ten Stripes, provided that such Children and Servants be of Sixteen years of age.
Page 31 - The design is, in the first place, to settle the state of religion, as well as may be, among our own people there, which, by all accounts we have, very much wants their pious care, and then to proceed in the best methods they can toward the conversion of the natives: both these are works that will require a great expence — the sending "Ibid., I, 5-7.
Page 267 - They were to exhort the people to teach their children the Lord's Prayer, the Creed, and the Ten Commandments, in English : and every incumbent was to explain these, one article a day, till the people were instructed in them.
Page 63 - New York has first a Chaplain belonging to the Fort of the Church of England ; secondly, a Dutch Calvinist ; thirdly a French Calvinist ; fourthly a Dutch Lutheran.

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