||to their consciences or judgements. [but if the Prcl. shall preach statedly in any of the Churches in the Town it shall be deemed a fulfillment of the above Article with respect to him.]|
Questions in theology shall be given to each member of the Senior Class to be answered in writing first on Sunday evenings, after or before public prayers in the presence of the College, and as many of the inhabitants as chuse to attend. The Principal or one of the Professors shall preside at the delivery of these compositions.
|II Of moral discipline|
|Laws shall be made |by the faculty of the College for the suppression & punishment of immorality. Youth
under 11 Years of age [in ye grammar School] shall [may] be the subjects of corporal punishments, but these shall never exceed ferrulling on
the hand, and the Appeals shall be made in all punishments as much as
|1 This is one of the few instances when the word
"expunged" appears following a passage that is not lined or crossed out.
We may suppose it applies only to the paragraph immediately
||possible to the Sense of Shame |in that active & general principle of action in young minds. Youth above Youth
above 11 years of age in the college shall be punished
1 With fines for
2 I with
private admonition by the Principal or one of the professors.
3 2 with
admonition by the Principal & Professors.
4 3 with
admonition by the Principal or one of the Professors in the presence of the whole College, and
5 4 by
Rustication, or banishment into the country, & Seclusion from the Society of the College. This punishment is to preceed a reference or appeal to the board of trustees [Expulsion] in cases where expulsion may be necessary. The Sentence [Such Sentence] of expulsion shall be [the Act of the Board only] signed by the President or Vice President of the board, & recorded in the Journals
||of the faculty. It shall likewise be read publickly by the Principal or one of the Professors in the presence of the whole College.|
|III Of |Humane knowledge & learning the branches of learning & [to be taught in the College shall be the following & in the order the Faculty shall direct]
The For the Sake of communicating
instruction more easily, the youth shall be divided into four classes Viz: Senior, Junior, Sophimore & Freshman, and a Grammar School.
|The branches of learning to be taught in the College shall be|
- consisting of
- the Latin
Mathematicks, natural philosophy including Chemistry,
5. The doctrine of being commonly called Metaphysicks.
philosophy, including government & the law of nature & nations.
& Chronology, including Ancient & modern, civil & eclesiastical.
Mythology. 9. Antiquities, of Egypt, Greece, & Rome.
Philology, including Grammar in all its parts, Rhetoric, Criticism, &c.
|For the Sake of improving the youth in composition &
public Speaking, the faculty shall oblige them frequently to exhibit exercises in both ways at such times, in such languages, & in such manner as they shall think proper.|