Documentary History of Yale University: Under the Original Charter of the Collegiate School of Connecticut, 1701-1745

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Franklin Bowditch Dexter
Yale University Press, 1916 - Universities and colleges - 382 pages

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Page 195 - Cutler is extraordinarily courteous to us" [the Wethersfield students, of whom the writer was one], " has a very good spirit of government, keeps the school in excellent order, seems to increase in learning, is loved and respected by all who are under him, and when he is spoken of in the...
Page 186 - Bled and abused him in a very gross manner contrary to the Peace of our Sovereign Lord the King and the Laws now in force.
Page 16 - Conecticut; and it would be some relief to us against the Sorrow we have conceived for the decay of them in this Province. And as the end of all Learning is to fit men to search the Scriptures, that thereby they may come to the Saving Knowledge of God in Christ: \ve make no doubt but you will oblige the Rector to Expound the Scriptures diligently, morning and Evening.
Page 193 - Hall; & he'l send you by the same conveyance another parcel of books, part of which he has promis'd me shall be the Royal transactions in seventeen Volumes. He propos'd sending you a pair of Globes, but when I told him you had two pair already, we agreed that in lieu of them you shall have some mathematical instruments, & glasses for making philosophical Experiments, as Microscopes, Telescopes, & other glasses for use as well as for ornament & curiosity.
Page 163 - The Colony of Connecticut, having for some years had a College at Saybrook without a collegious way of living for it, have lately begun to erect a large edifice for it in the town of New Haven. The charge of that expensive building is not yet all paid, nor are there yet any funds of revenues for salaries to the Professors and Instructors to the society.
Page 21 - School, to them and their successors, To ERECT, form, direct, order, establish, improve and att all times in all suitable waves for the future to encourage the sd School...
Page 21 - Rules as to them shall seem meet & most conducive to the aforesd end thereof, so as such Rules or Orders be not repugnant to the Laws of the Civil Goverm', as also to employ the moneys or any other...
Page 193 - ... to particular tenets, about which the world never was nor ever will be agreed. Besides, if the discipline of the Church of England be most agreeable to Scripture and primitive practice, there is no better way to make men sensible of it than by giving them good learning.
Page 228 - The trustees also advised that the said ministers would freely declare themselves to their respective congregations. It may be added, that Mr. C. then declared to the trustees that he had for many years been of this persuasion, (his wife is reported to have said that to her knowledge he had for eleven or twelve years been so persuaded,) and that therefore he was the more uneasy in performing the acts of his ministry at Stratford, and the more readily accepted the call to a College improvement at...
Page 20 - WHEREAS several well disposed, and Publick spirited Persons of their sincere regard to...

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