A Half Century With Juvenile Delinquents; Or, The New York House Of Refuge And Its Times

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byBradford Kinney Peirce

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Rev. David Terry, Jr. CHAPTER VI. BELLEVUE. Mr. Hart's successor was Rev. David Terry, Jr., who had enjoyed several years' experience as assistant superintendent and teacher under Mr. Hart. The managers add in speaking of the new administration, "That when they announce that the institution has not suffered by the change, they at the same time bestow the highest compliment upon Mr. Hart's successor." In this report, the thirteenth, the managers change somewhat the character of the selections of cases of probable reformation which accompany all their reports. "They have chosen," they say, " in some respects to vary their plan, by the selection of a few cases of both sexes in which the reformations effected have to a certainty been not only thorough but lasting. In order to bring out at once the strongest evidences of the great good that has resulted from the moral discipline of the institution, they have confined themselves to the histories of cases of long standing, in all of which the subjects have beeu reclaimed from the most vicious courses, have been married and comfortably settled in life, and are now worthy citizens and respectable heads of families." They also remark that, in addition to the cases published in the Appendix, " they have it in their power to state that two Cases of Accomplished Reformation. young men, formerly inmates of the Refuge, are now studying for the Christian ministry--one of them iu this State, and the other in Pennsylvania," Of one of these young men they say, he " dates his conversion during his residence in the House of Refuge." Most interesting and affecting records of seven young women, formerly inmates of the House, at that time married, well settled in life, and the most of them known to be connected with Christian ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Rev. David Terry, Jr. CHAPTER VI. BELLEVUE. Mr. Hart's successor was Rev. David Terry, Jr., who had enjoyed several years' e...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217335659

ISBN - 13:9780217335652

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