Barnas Sears, A Christian Educator; His Making And Work

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII GENERAL AGENT OF THE PEABODY EDUCATION FUND 1867-1880 "To be quite clear what one ought to do, and have little or no choice, is one of the essentials of happiness." B. Sears, in Diary. In the year 1867, Doctor Sears was called to a very different, though no less responsible post--that of Secretary or General Agent of the Trustees of the well-known Peabody Fund. That important fund for the promotion of education in the Southern States was created by the following letter of George Peabody, a native of Danvers, Massachusetts, part of which is now Peabody, but long a resident in London, England: '""To Hon. Robert C. Winthrop, of Massachusetts; Hon. Hamilton Fish, of New York; Right Rev? Charles P. Mcllvaine, of Ohio; General U. S. Grant, of the United States Army; Hon. William C. Rives, of Virginia; Hon. John H. Clifford, of Massachusetts; Hon. William Aiken, of South Carolina; William M. Evarts, Esq., of New York; Hon. William A. Graham, of North Carolina; Charles Macalester, Esq., of Pennsylvania; George W. Riggs, Esq., of Washington; Samuel Wetmore, Esq., of New York; Edward A. Bradford, Esq., of Maryland; and George Peabody Russell, Esq., of Massachusetts:--I give to you, gentlemen, the sum of one million of dollars, to be by you and your successors held in trust, and the income thereof used and applied at your discretion for the intellectual, moral, or industrial education among the young of the more destitute portions of the Southern and Southwestern States of our Union; my purpose being that the benefits intended shall be distributed among the entire population, without other distinction than their needs and the opportunities of usefulness to them. "Besides the income thus devised I give to you permission to use from the principal sum, with...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII GENERAL AGENT OF THE PEABODY EDUCATION FUND 1867-1880 "To be quite clear what one ought to do, and have little or ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217775926

ISBN - 13:9780217775922

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