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The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 5, Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 5, May, 1886   By:

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TRINITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD. BY SAMUEL HART, D.D., PROFESSOR OF LATIN. Illustrations: Trinity College In 1869. T. C. Brownell. Trinity College In 1828. J. Williams. Statue Of Bishop Brownell, On The Campus. Proposed New College Buildings. Geo Williamson Smith. James Williams, Forty Years Janitor Of Trinity College. Bishop Seabury's Mitre, In The Library. Chair Of Gov. Wanton, Of Rhode Island, In The Library. Trinity College In 1885. (Signature) N. S. Wheaton (Signature) Silas Totten (Signature) D. R. Goodwin (Signature) Samuel Eliot (Signature) J. B. Kerfoot (Signature) A. Jackson (Signature) T. R. Pynchon The New Gymnasium. College Logo.

THE WEBSTER FAMILY. BY HON. STEPHEN M. ALLEN. Illustration: Marshfield Residence Of Daniel Webster.

TO OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. ON HIS DEPARTURE FOR EUROPE. BY EDWARD P. GUILD.

A ROMANCE OF KING PHILIP'S WAR. BY FANNY BULLOCK WORKMAN.

THE PICTURE. BY MARY D. BRINE.

NEW BEDFORD. BY HERBERT L. ALDRICH. Illustrations: Old Whalers And Barrels Of Oil. City Hall And Depot. Front Street And Fish Markets Along The Wharves. The Head Of The River. Along The Wharfs And Relics Of The Last Century. New Station Of The Old Colony Railroad. Custom House. Court House. Grace Episcopal Church. Looking Down Union Street. Unitarian Church, Union Street. Mandell's House, Hawthorne Street. Residence Of Mayor Rotch. The Stone Church And Yacht Club House. Fish Island. Seamen's Bethel And Sailor's Home. Merchants' And Mechanics' Bank. Residence Of Joseph Grinnell. Friends Meeting House. Public Library.

HENRY BARNARD THE AMERICAN EDUCATOR. BY THE LATE HON. JOHN D. PHILBRICK.

A DAUGHTER OF THE PURITANS. BY ANNA B. BENSEL.

JUDICIAL FALSIFICATIONS OF HISTORY. BY CHARLES COWLEY, LL.D.

DORRIS'S HERO. A ROMANCE OF THE OLDEN TIME. BY MARJORIE DAW.

EDITOR'S TABLE.

HISTORICAL RECORD.

NECROLOGY.

LITERATURE.

INDEX TO MAGAZINE LITERATURE.

Illustration: MARK HOPKINS, D.D., LL.D.

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NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE

AND

BAY STATE MONTHLY.

OLD SERIES, MAY, 1886. NEW SERIES, VOL. IV. NO. 5. VOL. I. NO. 5. Copyright, 1886, by Bay State Monthly Company. All rights reserved.

TRINITY COLLEGE, HARTFORD.

BY SAMUEL HART, D.D., PROFESSOR OF LATIN.

[Illustration: TRINITY COLLEGE IN 1869.]

The plan for the establishment of a second college in Connecticut was not carried into effect until after the time of the political and religious revolution which secured the adoption of a State Constitution in 1818. Probably no such plan was seriously entertained till after the close of the war of Independence. The Episcopal church in Connecticut had, one may almost say, been born in the library of Yale College; and though Episcopalians, with other dissenters from the "standing order," had been excluded from taking any part in the government or the instruction of the institution, they did not forget how much they owed to it as the place where so many of their clergy had received their education. In fact, when judged by the standards of that day, it would appear that they had at first little cause to complain of illiberal treatment, while on the other hand they did their best to assist the college in the important work which it had in hand. But Yale College, under the presidency of Dr. Clap, assumed a more decidedly theological character than before, and set itself decidedly in opposition to those who dissented from the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Saybrook Platform of Discipline... Continue reading book >>


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