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CHAPTER XIV — INTELLECTUAL LIFE
90. Reverend President Thomas Clap:
  "The History of Yale-College," 1698-1717
255
91. Reverend Mather Byles:
  "A poetical Lamentation, occasioned by the Death of His late Majesty' King George the First," 1727
 
258
92. Reverend Cotton Mather:
  "Some Account of the Earthquake that shook New-England," 1727
261
93. Reverend Doctor Increase Mather:
  A Protest against a Wicked Newspaper, 1722
262
94. Benjamin Franklin:
  The People's Favorite Literature, 1744
263
95. Nathaniel Ames:
  A Skit on College Examinations, 1784
266
96. Francis Hopkinson:
  A Skit on College Examinations, 1784
272

CHAPTER XV — RELIGIOUS LIFE
97. Lewis Morris:
  "The State of Religion in the Jerseys," 1700
276
98. Thomas Story:
  A Quaker's Arguments with Orthodox Ministers, 1704
279
99. Reverend John Wesley:
  An Evangelist in Georgia, 1736-1737
283
100. Governor Jonathan Belcher:
  A Good Man's Letter, 1752
287
101. Archbishop Thomas Secker:
  A Plan for American Bishops, 1758
289

CHAPTER XVI — SLAVERY AND SERVITUDE
102. Monthly Meeting of the Germantown Quakers:
  The First Vote against Slavery, 1688
291
103. "Hon'ble Judge Sewall in New England":
  The Selling of Joseph, 1700
293
104. Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations:
  A Slave Act Disallowed, 1709
297
105. Owners and Masters:
  All Sorts of Runaways, 1741-1750
298
106. John Woolman:
  Exercise of a Quaker Abolitionist's Mind, 1757
302
107. William Eddis:
  The Wretchedness of White Servants, 1770
308
108. George Washington:
  "Desire of Importing Palatines," 1774
310