Papers Volume . 4

Papers Volume . 4

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... the "old theology" may bring them back also in another generation. The College tutor of 1784, I am inclined to think, was a little gayer, and perhaps, in the community around him, a rather greater character, than his successors of to-day. The students were younger then than now, and few of them of an age to make very attractive companions to young ladies who were fairly in society. The tutors were but about the age of the present Senior, and, on the other hand, there were no Professors to overawe or overshadow them, save the grave incumbent of the chair of divinity. I dare say that the College tutor of 1884 knows more and teaches more than his predecessors of another age, but I doubt if his life be on the whole a pleasanter or happier one. NEW HAVEN'S ADVENTURE ON THE DELAWARE BAY. By Rev. Epher Whitaker, D.D. Read December 3, 1884. Pierpont Neck is the topographical name of the most southwestern part of Fairfield township, Cumberland county, New Jersey. This name is one of the indications of the early intercourse of New Haven with the Delaware Bay, and of the settlement of some of the New Haven people upon its shores. It may be regarded also as a memorial of that faithful man who performed the duties of the pastoral office for the First Church of New Haven from A. D. 1684 to 1714. Pierpont Neck has the Delaware Bay for its western boundary. In the rear of it, on the east, its boundary is Back Creek, which was formerly called the Tweed, the present name of one of its affluents. Along its southeastern border are the tidewaters of Back Creek Cove, which curves inward from the Delaware Bay to the depth of half a circle. The Neck terminates at its southern point where the shore lines of the Cove and the Bay unite. This Cove and the Creek...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524438
  • 9781236524430