Documents of the City of Boston Volume 4, Nos. 88-166

Documents of the City of Boston Volume 4, Nos. 88-166

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Natural Philosophy, including Astronomy; Moral & Political Philosophy. To conduct a seminary of this description, the Committee are of Opinion, that one principal Master, one submaster and two Ushers, will be required; 6 The Principal at a Salary of $1500 P1 . Am Sub Master-----1200---- --Two Ushers, one at $700. one at $600----6--1300-- ----------$4000 This sum in the opinion of the Committee, with other annual expenses of Schools, will be adequate to the support of such an institution. No additional building will be required; as those which are now built, and authorized by the Town to be built will be sufficient.--The Committee therefore recommend, that an annual Appropriation of this sum, be obtained from the Town, and that a further sum be raised either by private subscription, or from public Munificence, to furnish-the School, with the necessary instruments and philosophical Apparatus.---The Committee are further of Opinion, that the expense which would be incurred, by the establishment, of such an institution, would be fully justified by its great and manifold advantages--No money can be better expended, than that which is appropriated to the support of public Schools.---If anything will presewe tranquility and order in a community, perpetuate the blessing of society and free government and promote the happiness and prosperity of a people, it must be the general diffusion of knowledge.--These Salutary effects the Committee conceive would flow from the institution of this seminary.---Its establishment, they think would raise the literary and scientific character of the Town, would incite our Youth to 287 a laudable ambition of distinguishing themselves in the pursuit and acquisition of knowledge, and would more

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  • English
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