A Plain and Faithful Narrative of the Original Design, Rise, Progress and Present State of the Indian Charity-School

A Plain and Faithful Narrative of the Original Design, Rise, Progress and Present State of the Indian Charity-School

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"[...]five devoted to School as constantly as their Health will allow, and they have all along been so, excepting that in an extraordinary Croud of Business, I have sometimes required their Assistance. But there is no great Advantage, excepting to themselves, to be expected from their Labour, nor enough to compensate the Trouble of instructing them in it, and the Repair of the Mischiefs they will do, while they are ignorant of all the Affairs of Husbandry, and the Use of Tools. The principal Advantage I have ever had in this Respect has been by David Fowler and Joseph Woolley, and more by David than all the rest: These Lads will likely make good Farmers, if they should ever have the Advantage of Experience in it. Three of this Number are English Youth, one of which is gone for a Time to New-Jersey College, for the sake of better Advantage for some Parts of Learning:[...]".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507579217
  • 9781507579213