College Administration

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Century Company, 1900 - 321 pages
 

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Page 242 - It is declared, that the President and Fellows of Harvard College, in their corporate capacity, and their successors in that capacity, their officers and servants, shall have, hold, use, exercise and enjoy all the powers, authorities, rights, liberties, privileges, immunities and franchises, which they now have, or are entitled to have, hold, use, exercise and enjoy ; and the same are hereby ratified and confirmed unto them, the said President and Fellows of Harvard College, and to their successors,...
Page 235 - The personal property of literary, benevolent, charitable and scientific institutions and of temperance societies incorporated within this commonwealth, the real estate owned and occupied by them or their officers for the purposes for which they are incorporated...
Page 243 - Wisdom and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people, it shall be the duty of legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them;...
Page 242 - America it is declared, that the President and Fellows of Harvard College, in their corporate capacity, and their successors in that capacity, their officers and servants, shall have, hold, use, exercise and enjoy all the powers, authorities, rights, liberties...
Page 31 - Though the idola tribus may exact from them a devotion which is sometimes narrow and exclusive, yet their profession is from its very nature, as we have shown, the most liberalizing of all, from the common relation it involves to other branches of knowledge and from the habit of seeking for the foundations of truth which the study of God and religion induces. It is but the simple truth to say that there is many a country clergyman, whose income is counted by hundreds where that of his classmate lawyer...
Page 219 - Have those public endowments contributed in general to promote the end of their institution? Have they contributed to encourage the diligence and to improve the abilities of the teachers? Have they directed the course of education towards objects more useful, both to the individual and to the public, than those to which it would naturally have gone of its own accord?
Page 227 - Doles in money or kind, marriage portions, redemption of prisoners and captives, relief of poor prisoners for ilebt, loans, apprenticeship fees, advancement in life, or any purposes which have failed altogether or have become insignificant in comparison with the magnitude of the endowment...
Page 230 - The fourth and last Lecture I would have for the maintaining, explaining, and proving the validity of the ordination of ministers or pastors of the churches, and so their administration of the sacraments or ordinances of religion, as the same hath been practised in New England from the first beginning of it, and so continued at this day.
Page 230 - The second lecture to be for the confirmation illustration and improvement of the great articles of the Christian Religion properly so called, or the Revelation which Jesus Christ the son of God was pleased to make first by himself and afterwards by his holy Apostles to his Church and the World for their salvation.
Page 187 - ... collection and books, together with numerous sketches and finished drawings, many of which have never been published, were safely received at the Herbarium, where they have been scrupulously, cared for. The College Library received four considerable funds for the purchase of books during the year 1874-75 : The proceeds of one-half of the residue of the estate of Charles Sumner, $29,005 ; a bequest of $15,000 from James Walker ; a bequest of $3,000 from Ichabod Tucker, the time of payment of which...

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