Narrative of the REV. Joseph Samuel C.F. Frey

Narrative of the REV. Joseph Samuel C.F. Frey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...objected against hoth. as too expensive; and finally they were both rejected. But as it was the general opinion that something ought to he done, it was resolved that Mr. Alers should be requested to propose a plan which might meet the ideas of the directors. and promote the objects they had in view. He complied with this request; but the plan which he submitted was similar to his former one, mentioned hefore, (and, indeed, neither he nor any one else could have produced a better, ) and it met, alas! with a similar fate. The Auxiliary Committee, finding their suggestions were wholly laid aside or neglected, became discouraged. and never met again; this was also the case with the Ladies' Committee; and a considerable time elapsed without the least appearance of any change in the system. However, repeated applications for employmentor support, and an anxious desire in many of the directors to promote the object of the Jewish mission, encouraged me to beg, from time to time, a meeting of the Jewish Committee. On February 1lth, 1808, the following resolutions were passed by the Jewish Committee: " First--That the lease of the chapel, in Artillerystreet, should be bought for the use of the Jews. " Secomi--That some rules or regulations respecting the school should be laid before the committee at the next meeting. " Third--That Mr. S.'s children were not proper objects for the society, having been already baptized," &c. &c. Those who know how much my heart is set to promote the education of children in general, and especially those of my own nation, will easily perceive how much I was grived by the last ofthe above resolutions; but I humbly submitted to the decision of the directors. However, I was much...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895444
  • 9781236895448