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" ... to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country... "
Old-time Schools and School-books - Page 1
by Clifton Johnson - 1904 - 381 pages
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The History of Wenham: Civil and Ecclesiastical : from Its Settlement in ...

Myron Oliver Allen - 1860 - 224 pages
...concerning the calling and the implement of their children, especially of their ability to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country." They were also required to see that the young were brought up to some trade or useful occupation ;...
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History of New England During the Stuart Dynasty, Volume 1

John Gorham Palfrey - 1860 - 684 pages
...concerning their calling and employment of their children, especially of their ability to read and understand the principles of religion* and the capital laws of the country." Selectmen were further empowered, "with consent of any Court or the Magistrate, to put forth apprentices...
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History of New England, Volume 2

John Gorham Palfrey - 1861 - 682 pages
...concerning their calling and employment of their children, especially of their ability to read and understand the principles of religion* and the capital laws of the country." Selectmen were further empowered, "with consent of any Court or the Magistrate, to put forth apprentices...
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History of New England During the Stuart Dynasty, Volume 2

John Gorham Palfrey - 1865 - 680 pages
...concerning their calling and employment of their children, especially of their ability to read and understand the principles of religion* and the capital laws of the country." Selectmen were further empowered, "with consent of any Court or the Magistrate, to put forth apprentices...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - 1897 - 1436 pages
...sec to it that all parents and masters of children should see that they should be able to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country, on pain of fine to the disobedient and even the removal of children from their own families. The statute...
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The New Englander, Volume 36

1877 - 824 pages
...in Massachusetts authority to see that parents and masters secured to children "ability to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country," and it was far in advance of the spirit of secular education of to-day. The same conscience dictated the...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 36

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1877 - 906 pages
...in Massachusetts authority to see that parents and masters secured to children " ability to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country," and it was far in advance of the spirit of secular education of to-day. The same conscience dictated the...
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History of the Town of Gardner, Worcester County, Mass: From the ...

William Dodge Herrick - 1878 - 612 pages
...concerning their calling and employment of their children, especially of their ability to read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country." Selectmen were also authorized with " consent of any court or the magistrate, to put forth apprentices,...
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Education

1902 - 724 pages
...Colony authorized the selectmen of the various towns to find out the ability of children " To read and understand the principles of religion and the Capital laws of the Country." Under this law, towns by their selectmen, or by special committees, frequently examined the children....
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The New England Magazine, Volume 8; Volume 14

1893 - 848 pages
...have the oversight of a certain number of families. They are to see that the children can read and understand the principles of religion and the capital laws of the country, and that they are put to some useful work. Those Puritan ministers were not after all as black as they...
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