A Digest of the Ordinances of the Corporation of the City of Philadelphia: And of the Acts of Assembly Relating Thereto

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S.C. Atkinson, 1834 - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 398 pages

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Page 330 - I enjoin and require that no ecclesiastic, missionary, or minister of any sect whatsoever, shall ever hold or exercise any station or duty whatever in the said College ; nor shall any such person ever be admitted for any purpose, or as a visitor, within .the premises appropriated to the purposes of the said college...
Page 331 - ... that all the instructors and teachers in the college shall take pains to instil into the minds of the scholars the purest principles of morality, so that on their entrance into active life they may from inclination and habit evince benevolence towards their fellow-creatures, and a love of truth, sobriety, and industry, adopting at the same time such religious tenets as their matured reason may enable them to prefer.
Page 188 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Page 273 - A supplement to the act, entitled an act for the relief and employment of the poor of the city of Philadelphia, the district of Southwark, and the townships, of the Northern Liberties, and Penn.
Page 127 - ... shall serve for one year, two for two years, and two for three...
Page 61 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 330 - They shall be instructed in the various branches of a sound education, comprehending reading, writing, grammar, arithmetic, geography, navigation, surveying, practical mathematics, astronomy; natural, chemical and experimental philosophy, the French and Spanish languages...
Page 346 - Philadelphia, the expectation of those, that are concerned in this province, is, at last, laid out, to the great content of those here, that are many ways interested therein.
Page 324 - Pennsylvania charged as aforesaid) unto "the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Philadelphia, their successors and assigns, in trust, to and for the several uses, intents and purposes hereinafter mentioned and declared of and concerning the same, that is to say; so far as regards my real estate in Pennsylvania, in trust, that no part thereof shall be ever sold or alienated by the said Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Philadelphia, or The excerpts are from the holograph will deposited at Girard College.
Page 143 - ... and in any such action the defendant may plead the general issue, and give this Act and the special matter in evidence at any trial to be had thereupon...

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