The Girard College and Its Founder: Containing the Biography of Mr. Girard, the History of the Institution, Its Organization and Plan of Discipline, with the Course of Education, Forms of Admission of Pupils, Description of the Buildings, &c. &c., and the Will of Mr. Girard

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C. Sherman, 1853 - 85 páginas
 

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Página 33 - I enjoin and require that no ecclesiastic, missionary, or minister of any sect whatsoever, shall ever hold or exercise any station or duty whatever in the said College ; nor shall any such person ever be admitted for any purpose, or as a visitor, within .the premises appropriated to the purposes of the said college...
Página 66 - Pennsylvania charged as aforesaid) unto the Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Philadelphia their successors and assigns, in trust to and for the several uses intents and purposes hereinafter mentioned and declared of and concerning the same, that is to say...
Página 40 - WITNESSETH, that the Guardians for the Relief and Employment of the Poor of the City of Philadelphia, the District of Southwark, and the Townships of the Northern Liberties and Penn...
Página 84 - Parker the mansion house, outbuildings, and forty-five acres and some perches of land, called Peel Hall, on the Ridge Road in Penn Township, now I declare it to be my intention and I direct that the orphan establishment, provided for in my said will, instead of being built as therein directed upon my square of ground between High and Chestnut and Eleventh and Twelfth streets in the city of Philadelphia, shall be built upon the estate so purchased from Mr W.
Página 34 - It was objected, that the foundation of the College upon these principles and exclusions, was derogatory and hostile to the Christian religion, and was void, as being against the common law and public policy; first, because of the exclusion of all ecclesiastics, missionaries, and ministers of any sect, and secondly, because it limits the instruction to be given to the scholars to pure morality and general benevolence, and to a love of truth, sobriety, and industry, thereby excluding by implication...
Página 20 - And, especially, I desire, that by every proper means a pure attachment to our republican institutions and to the sacred rights of conscience, as guaranteed by our happy constitutions, shall be formed and fostered in the minds of the scholars.
Página 85 - Pronounce and declare the within will as and for his Last Will and Testament and that at the doing thereof he was of Sound mind Memory and Understanding to the best of their knowledge...
Página 84 - Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the said Stephen' Girard, as and for a republication of his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who at his request, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses thereto, in the presence of the said Testator and of each other, December 25th, 1830.
Página 76 - ... the maintenance and education of as many orphans as may apply for admission, then such further sum as may be necessary for the construction of new buildings and the maintenance and education of such further number of orphans, as can be maintained and instructed within such buildings as the said square of ground shall be adequate to, shall be taken from the final residuary fund hereinafter expressly referred to for the purpose, comprehending the income of my real estate in the city and county...
Página 66 - XX. And, whereas, I have been for a long time impressed with the importance of educating the poor, and of placing them, by the early cultivation of their minds, and the development of their moral principles, above the many temptations to which, through poverty and ignorance, they are exposed; and I am particularly desirous to provide for such a number of poor male white orphan children, as can be trained in one institution, a better education, as well as a more comfortable maintenance, than they...

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