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The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 1 January 1863

Devoted to Literature and National Policy

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,115 / 253 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 689
Added to site: 2008.04.04 20487
Genres: Periodical, Politics

in the settlement two Quaker families, three Dutch ones, four Lutherans. 'The first never assist on assemblies; the Dutch and Lutheran, on the contrary, constantly assist when divine service is performed in English, so that they may understand it; and their children, likewise, have all been baptized by ministers of the church. Only the French Dissenters have deserted it, upon M. Moulinais, formerly one of the French ministers of New York, coming and settling, now a year ago, among us; and it is also by his means and inducement that they have built a wooden meeting-house within the time they were unprovided for, that is, from my predecessor's death to my arrival here. * * *

'There is no schoolmaster as yet in New Rochelle: the parents take care to instruct their own children, and that they do generally pretty well, besides what instructions are given them in the church during summer by the minister. * * * The number of slaves within New Rochelle is seventy-eight: part of them constantly attend divine s



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