Life, Times, and Correspondence of James Manning, and the Early History of Brown University

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Gould and Lincoln, 1864 - 523 strani
 

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Stran 293 - And he said unto him ; Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine. It was meet that we should make merry and be glad, for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again ; and was lost, and is found.
Stran 109 - ... the Governor and Company of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations...
Stran 60 - That into this liberal and catholic institution shall never be admitted any religious tests: But, on the contrary, all the members hereof shall forever enjoy full, free, absolute and uninterrupted liberty of conscience...
Stran 473 - ... colony, with the persons of the tutors and students, during their residence at the college, shall be freed and exempted from all taxes, serving on juries, and menial...
Stran 54 - ... but to no purpose. At the next Assembly, which met in February, 1764, the new charter was again brought on the carpet, and the same clamor against it and unjust reproaches against me, were repeated. It was said " that the new charter was not like the old, and was constructed to deprive the Presbyterians of the benefit of the institution." To which it was replied, " that it was agreeable to the design of the first undertakers, and if calculated to deprive the Presbyterians of the power they wanted,...
Stran 60 - ... thereof; and that the public teaching shall, in general, respect the sciences ; and that the sectarian differences of opinions shall not make any part of the public and classical instruction.
Stran 60 - ... all religious controversies may be studied freely, examined and explained by the president, professors and tutors, in a personal, separate, and distinct manner, to the youth of any or each denomination ; and above all, a constant regard be paid to, and effectual care taken of, the morals of the college.
Stran 258 - Island, wishing to give their language of remonstrance, a power of impression which paper could not be made to convey, commissioned Doctor Manning to repair to Connecticut, and represent, personally, to the government of that State our peculiar situation, and to confer with, and propose to them a different mode of procedure. The Doctor in this embassy obtained all that he desired; the restrictions were removed, and, in addition to this, on his representation of the circumstances of the refugees from...
Stran 55 - Newport, was added to the committee, and they happily draughted the present Charter, and lodged it, with a new petition, in proper hands. The most material alterations were, appointing the same number of Baptists in the Fellowship that had been appointed of the Presbyterians, by Dr. Stiles ; settling the Presidency in the Baptist society ; adding five Baptists to the Trustees and putting more Episcopalians than Presbyterians in the Corporation.
Stran 473 - Colony, with the persons of the Tutors and students, during their residence at the College, shall be freed and exempted from all taxes, serving on juries, and menial services...

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