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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 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 116 - Lord, for schools every where among us! That our schools may flourish ! That every member of this assembly may go home, and procure a good school to be encouraged in the town where he lives ! That before we die, we may be so happy as to see a good school encouraged in every plantation of the country.
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 191 - ... devise, or otherwise, any lands, tenements, or other estate, real or personal, provided, that the clear annual income of the same shall not exceed two hundred thousand dollars.
Page 39 - Roxbury aforesaid forever, And to and for no other use, intent or purpose whatsoever.
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 115 - I cannot forget the ardour with which I once heard him pray, in a synod of these churches which met at Boston to consider "how the miscarriages which were among us might be prevented ;" I say, with what fervour he uttered an expression to this purpose: "Lord, for schools every where among us!