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Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of ... - Page cx
by Benjamin Moran, Edward Edwards - 1859 - 554 pages
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History of the United States: Prepared Especially for Schools : on a New and ...

John Clark Ridpath - United States - 1876 - 390 pages
...Fletcher, thinking it better to be a living governor than a dead colonel, returned to New York. 20. "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such were the words of ten ministers who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, near New Haven. Each of them,...
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Essays: Historical, Literary, Educational

William Chauncey Fowler - 1876
...Kussell, in the year 1700; each of them in turn deposited on a table a bundle of books and said: " 1 give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." President Abraham Pierson was elected November llth, 1701. In that microcosm, a college, there are...
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The Ministers of Connecticut in the Revolution: The Report of the Committee ...

William Chauncey Fowler - Clergy - 1877 - 144 pages
...Branford. " Each member brought a number of books, and presenting them to the body, said these words : ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this Colony' " Then the trustees took possession of them and confided them to the care of the Reverend Mr. Russell,...
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Centennial Papers

Congregational Churches in Connecticut. General Conference - Congregational churches - 1877 - 214 pages
...Branford. " Each member brought a number of books, and presenting them to the body, said these words : ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this Colony' " Then the trustees took possession of them and confided them to the care of the Reverend Mr. Russell,...
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A Popular History of the United States of America: From the Aboriginal Times ...

John Clark Ridpath - United States - 1877 - 648 pages
...it better to be a living governor of New York than a dead colonel of the Connecticut militia. "* " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such were the words often ministers who, in the year 1700, assembled at the village of Brauford, a...
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A Popular History of the United States of America: From the Aboriginal Times ...

John Clark Ridpath - United States - 1877 - 688 pages
...thought it better to be a living governor of New York than a dead colonel of the Connecticut militia. " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such were the words of ten ministers who, in the year 1 700, assembled at the village of Brauford,...
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First Fifty Years of Cazenovia Seminary, 1825-1875: Its History, Proceedings ...

1877 - 832 pages
...Christ and the Church. In another colony ten ministers met, and each bringing volumes from his library, said, " I give these books for the founding of a college in Connecticut ;" and so Yale College arose. Yet more striking is a fact furnished by the report of the...
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History of the Christian Church from Its Origin to the Present Time

William Maxwell Blackburn - Church history - 1879 - 719 pages
...worthy fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Bradford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony. ' " The Church was congregational in polity, and established by law. The Confessions of Westminster...
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A Popular School History of the United States: In which are Inserted as Part ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1879 - 353 pages
...class was formed." In 1700 ten clergymen came together, and each one laying some books on a table, said : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony. This was afterward called Yale College, in honor of Elihu Yale, of England, who gave it a large sum...
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A History of New England: Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches of ...

R. H. Howard, Henry E. Crocker - New England - 1879
...in Branford, these men brought forty folio volumes, and laid them down on a table with these words : "I give these books for the founding of a college in this Colony." This body of men, acting for tha churches and ministry of the Colony of Connecticut, by this act founded...
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