History of the Formation of the Ladies' Society for the Promotion of Education at the West: With Two Addresses, Delivered at Its Organization

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Page 19 - It shall be the duty gf the Treasurer to receive all subscriptions and donations of moneys or other property; to keep account thereof, and make a report to the Society at the annual meeting. She will keep a catalogue of members, life-members, and donors. ARTICLE VIII. The Board of Managers shall meet quarterly, to hear statements from the Executive Committee, and give counsel on such points as may be submitted to them. They shall collect funds in their respective churches and congregations, and pay...
Page 20 - ... of teachers, and for their transportation and location. Three of this Committee shall form a quorum. ARTICLE X. Any lady may become a member of this Society by the payment of not less than One Dollar per annum ; and any person paying, at any one time, Twenty Dollars, shall become a member for life. ARTICLE XI. As the object of this Society is to send Female Teachers to the West, from the Congregational churches in every part of New England, it will...
Page 19 - Treasurer to receive all subscriptions, and donations of monies or other property; to keep account thereof, and make a report to the Society at the annual meeting. She will keep a catalogue of members, life-members, and donors. ARTICLE VIII. The Board of Managers shall meet quarterly, to hear statements from the Executive Committee, and give counsel on such points as may be submitted to them. They shall collect funds in their respective churches and congregations, and pay over the same to the Treasurer,...
Page 16 - a merciful provision for hundreds of well educated Christian young women, whose sex forbids their adventuring as their brothers do, and yet who if such a society will encourage them, and send them forth, may go cheerfully and understandingly right to the best spot for them in all that wide...
Page 9 - ... where there is not one good Protestant female high school. Though the Catholic population of the State is but 25,000, they have five female seminaries established at the most important points in the State: — at Fort Wayne, at Vincennes, and at Jasper, Dubois County, and at Madison, and one near Terre Haute; and this is but a specimen of what they are doing all over the West. Indeed, out of sixty-eight Catholic female seminaries, fortyfive are at the West. What does this look like but a deliberate...
Page 9 - Look now and see what the Catholics have been doing in this same state of Indiana, where there is not one good Protestant female high school. Though the Catholic population of the State is but 25,000, they have five female seminaries established at the most important points in the State . . . and this is but a specimen of what they are doing all over the West.
Page 20 - Congregational churches in every part of New England, it will need — and it invites — the co-operation of ladies in the New England States ; and any association of ladies formed for the same object with this Society, and annually paying into its treasury, will receive an Annual Report of its Proceedings. ARTICLE XII. Alterations shall not be made in this Constitution, except at the annual meeting of the Society, and not without the recommendation of the Board of Directors. ANNUAL MEETING. THE...
Page 7 - I rejoice to see this day and this meeting ; for it is the first effort to take hold with system of a department too long neglected, — the organization of females, and the systematized application of female power in the great work of Education, especially at the West.
Page 4 - Society for selecting, aiding, and sending pious female teachers to the West, as soon as suitable preparations could be made.

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