Historical catalogue of Brown University, 1764-1914 (Google eBook)

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The University, 1914 - Reference - 789 pages
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Page 17 - And, furthermore, it is hereby enacted and declared, That into this liberal and catholic institution shall never be admitted any religious tests; but, on the contrary, all the members hereof shall forever enjoy full, free, absolute, and uninterrupted liberty of conscience ; and that the places of professors, tutors, and all other officers, the President alone excepted, shall be free and open for all denominations of Protestants...
Page 18 - Therefore, in order to manifest our cordial compliance with a reasonable wish of the General Assembly as expressed in said Act, It is hereby Voted and declared by the Corporation of Brown University, that being authorized by the President and Professors of said University, this Corporation does in behalf of the President and Professors and in behalf of...
Page 18 - That the College Estate, the Estates, Persons, and Families of the President and Professors, for the Time being, lying and being within the Colony...
Page 10 - England, shall be, from time to time, and forever hereafter, a body corporate and politic, in fact and name, by the name of the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America...
Page 18 - ... Act, It is hereby voted and declared by the Corporation of Brown University, that being authorized by the President and Professors of said University, this Corporation does, in behalf of the President and Professors, and in behalf of said Corporation, consent to the said Act, passed by the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island at its present session, as aforesaid; and the Secretary of this Corporation is hereby instructed to file a copy of this vote, under the seal of the Corporation,...
Page 19 - ... and shall be construed, reputed and adjudged in all cases most favorably on the behalf, and for the best benefit and behoof, of the said Governor and Company, and their successors...
Page 13 - Antipedobaptists ; and the rest indifferently of any or all denominations. And that the Rev. Edward Upham, the Rev. Jeremiah Condy, the Rev. Marmaduke Brown, the Rev. Morgan Edwards, the Rev. Ezra Stiles, the Rev. Samuel Jones, the Rev. James Manning, William Logan, Esq., Joshua Babcock, Esq., Mr. Thomas Eyres, and Mr. Thomas...
Page 13 - ... be, and they are hereby declared and established the first and present Trustees. And that the Number of the Fellows, inclusive of the President (who shall always be a Fellow) shall and may be Twelve; of which Eight shall be forever elected of the Denomination called Baptists, or Antipaedobaptists ; and the rest indifferently of any or all Denominations.
Page 163 - Guild, Life, Times, and Correspondence of James Manning, and the Early History of Brown University (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1864), p.
Page 9 - WHEREAS institutions for liberal education are highly beneficial to society, by forming the rising generation to virtue, knowledge, and useful literature; and thus preserving in the community a succession of men duly qualified for discharging the offices of life with usefulness and reputation ; they have therefore justly merited and received the attention and encouragement of every wise and...

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