Page:American History Told by Contemporaries, v2.djvu/20

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page has been validated.
xiv
Contents



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