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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