The Jews of South Carolina: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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Press of J. B. Lippincott Company, 1905 - Jews - 352 pages
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Page 155 - As members of the great family of Israel, they cannot consent to place before their children examples which are only calculated to darken the mind, and withhold from the rising generation the more rational means of worshipping the true God.
Page 279 - Marshall and by virtue of the Letters patent of our several offices to each of Us respectively granted under the Great Seal of Great Britain do by these presents grant...
Page 129 - ABRAHAM SEIXAS, All so gracious, Once again does offer His service pure For to secure Money in the coffer. He has for sale Some Negroes, male, Will suit full well grooms, He has likewise Some of their wives Can make clean, dirty rooms. For planting, too, He has a few To sell, all for the cash, Of various price, To work the rice Or bring them to the lash. The young ones true, If that will do, May some be had of him To learn your trade They may be made, Or bring them to your trim. The boatmen great,...
Page 125 - The liberality of sentiment toward each other which marks every political and religious denomination of men in this Country, stands unparalleled in the history of Nations.
Page 156 - Hasan, or reader, to repeat in English such part of the Hebrew prayers as may be deemed necessary, it is confidently believed that the congregation generally would be more forcibly impressed with the necessity of Divine Worship, and the moral obligations which they owe to themselves and their Creator; While such a course, would lead to more decency and decorum during the time they are engaged in the performance of religious duties. It is not every one who has the means, and many have not the time,...
Page 125 - TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. "Sir: — It is reserved for you to unite in affection for your character and person every political and religious denomination of men ; and in this will the Hebrew congregations aforesaid yield to no class of their fellow-citizens. We have hitherto been prevented by various circumstances peculiar to our situation from adding our congratulations to those which the rest of America have offered on your elevation to the chair of the Federal Government.
Page 18 - ... and inoffensiveness of its professors, may by good usage and persuasion, and all those convincing methods of gentleness and meekness suitable to the rules and design of the gospel, be won...
Page 125 - The power and goodness of the Almighty so strongly manifested in the events of our late glorious revolution; and his kind interposition in our behalf have been no less visible in the establishment of our present equal government. In war he directed the sword; and in peace he has ruled in our councils. My agency in both has been guided by the best intentions, and a sense of the duty which I owe my country. "And as my exertions...
Page 156 - Parasa, it affords to the hearer neither instruction nor entertainment, unless he be competent to read as well as comprehend the Hebrew language. But if, like all other ministers, our reader would make a chapter or verse the subject of an English discourse once a week, at the expiration of the year the people would, at all events, know something of that religion which at present they so little regard.
Page 279 - Vert a Lyon Rampant, between three Flowers de Lys Or, and for his Crest a Demi Lyon Gules langued and Armed Azure, holding between his Paws a like Flower de Lys as in the Margin hereof are...

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