Item #16201 Educational Societies Grant Funds to “ Promising Talents,” 1818. 19 cent Women Education.

Educational Societies Grant Funds to “ Promising Talents,” 1818


The Second Annual Report of the Education Society of Connecticut; and of the Female Education Society of New Haven. New Haven: Printed by Nathan Whiting. 1818. Original paper wrappers 9 x 6 in. 15 pages gently bound together center left edge. Pages are browned with small chips and creases at edges, scattered foxing and small liquid stains that do not affect the text. 2 other copies on OCLC.

The pamphlet includes the Constitution and Mission of the Constitution of the Charitable Society of Connecticut: “to furnish pecuniary assistance to…young men of piety and promising talents” who intend to pursue religious studies at Yale College. It also includes treasury reports from the group, and similar documents from The Female Education Society, which also sought to provide monetary assistance for young men pursing religious studies. An interesting booklet documenting community support for young men’s education in the years following the War of 1812.

Item #16201

Price: $185.00

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