HISTORY OF THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, OR, "THE FREE SCHOOLE OF 1645 IN ROXBURIE." (Google eBook)

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1860
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Page 87 - Such last mentioned school shall be kept for the benefit of all the inhabitants of the town, ten months at least, exclusive of vacations, in each year, and at such convenient place, or alternately at such places in the town, as the legal voters at their annual meeting determine.
Page 125 - Scriptures into the language of the native inhabitants of Massachusetts ; a labor performed, not in the flush of youth, nor within the luxurious abodes of academic ease, but under the constant burden of his duties as a minister and a preacher, and at a time of life when the spirits begin to flag...
Page 116 - ... at that part of Roxbury commonly called Jamaica, or the Pond Plains, for the teaching and instructing of the children of that end of the town, (together with such Indians and negroes as shall or may come to the school,) and to no other use, intent or purpose whatever.
Page 192 - Officers as they shall deeih meet, who shall continue in office for the term of one year, or until others shall be chosen in their room ; and the said officers...
Page 171 - From his regard to the interests of religion and as a proof of his attachment to the institution, in which he was educated, in his last will he bequeathed to Harvard college 100...
Page 8 - Commonwealthe, in succeeding ages. They therefore unanimously have consented and agreed to erect a free schoole in the said Towne of Roxburie, and to allow Twenty pounds per annum to the Schoolemaster, to bee raised out of the Messuages and part of the Lands of the severall donors (Inhabitantes of the said Towne) in severall proportions as hereafter followeth under their handes.
Page 9 - And for the further ratification hereof the said donors become suitors to the General Court for the establishment hereof by their authority and power, always provided that none of the Inhabitantes of the said Towne of Roxburie that shall not joyne in this act with the rest of the Donors shall have any further benefit thereby than other strangers shall have who are no Inhabitantes. In witness whereof the said Donors aforesaid have hereunto subscribed their names and sommes given yearly the last day...
Page 7 - Whereas, the Inhabitantes of Roxburie, in consideration of their relligeous care of posteritie, have taken into consideration how necessarie the education of theire children in Literature will be to fitt them for public service, both in Churche and Commonwealthe, in succeeding ages. They therefore unanimously have consented and agreed to erect a free schoole in the said Towne of Roxburie...
Page 116 - God so blessed his endeavors that Roxbury could not live quietly without a free school in the town, and the issue of it has been one thing which has...
Page 192 - ... conveyance to them made ; Provided always, that neither the said Trustees nor their successors, shall ever hereafter receive any grant or donation, the condition whereof shall require them, or any others concerned, to act in any respect...

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