Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution

with a Memoir of Mrs. Adams

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Author: Abigail Adams
Co-author: John Quincy Adams
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 167,110 / 481 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 44.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,918
Added to site: 2010.10.24
mnybks.net#: 29346
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ct of instruction being religious, the care of the young was also in his hands. The records of Harvard University, the child and darling of Puritan affections, show that of all the presiding officers, during the century and a half of colonial days, but two were laymen, and not ministers of the prevailing denomination; and that of all who in the early times availed themselves of such advantages as this institution could then offer, nearly half the number did so for the sake of devoting themselves to the service of the gospel.

But the prevailing notion of the purpose of education was attended with one remarkable consequence. The cultivation of the female mind was regarded with utter indifference. It is not impossible that the early example of Mrs. Hutchinson, and the difficulties in which the public exercise of her gifts involved the colony, had established in the public mind a conviction of the danger that may attend the meddling of women with abstruse points of doctrine; and these, however they might c

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