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" It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and... "
History of Newfields, New Hampshire, 1638-1911 - Page 327
by James Hill Fitts - 1912 - 785 pages
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American Journal of Education, Volume 32

Education - 1882
...increased them to the number of fifty householilers, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children, as shall resort to him, to write and read, whose wages shall be paid, either by the parents or masters of such children, or bv the inhabitants...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 35

Nineteenth century - 1894
...aftr ye Lord heth increased y to y* number of 60 household", shall then forthwlh appoint one w^in their towne to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and reade ; . . . and it is furthr ordered, y' where any towne shall increase to y" numb' of 100 families...
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Common Landscape of America, 1580 to 1845

John R. Stilgoe - History - 1983 - 429 pages
...increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read."55 Not every town obeyed the order but since each ordinarily employed a learned clergyman,...
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Creating the Commonwealth: The Economic Culture of Puritan New England, Volume 2

Stephen Innes - History - 1995 - 405 pages
...them in an unknowne tongue" the Court mandated that all townships with fifty or more households "forthwith appoint one within their towne to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and reade, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants...
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Occupied Reading: Critical Foundations for an Ecological Theory

Alan A. Block - Education - 1995 - 247 pages
...increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read. (Smith, 1986, 13) First, we must understand that by this law education was considered to...
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Individual and Social Responsibility: Child Care, Education, Medical Care ...

Victor R. Fuchs - Political Science - 2008 - 364 pages
...keeepe men from the knowledge of y Scriptures, . . . evy towneship in this jurisdiction . . . shall appoint one within their towne to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read" (252). While legislative language is not always a reliable guide to the factors that led...
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Constitutional Debates on Freedom of Religion: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick, Gerald P. Long - History - 1999 - 335 pages
...increased them to the number of 50 householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write & read, whose wages shall be paid either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants...
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People of the Wachusett: Greater New England in History and Memory, 1630-1860

David Jaffee - History - 1999 - 306 pages
...1647 the General Court had required every town of fifty families to "appoint one within their own town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read" and those towns reaching one hundred families to "set up a grammar school, the master thereof...
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Between Church and State: Religion and Public Education in a Multicultural ...

James W. Fraser - Education - 2000 - 288 pages
...increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read."2 Five years earlier the colony's legislature passed another law also requiring that every...
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The Death of Character: Moral Education in an Age Without Good Or Evil

James Davison Hunter - History - 2008 - 336 pages
...increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their towns to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read.2" Similarly, the General Assembly of Maryland passed an act in 1723 to make provision for...
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