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Text:"...48 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [494 as a mad man. This affair had so much influence upon Nicholson and increased the disagreement and enmity between him and Dr. Blair to such a degree..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"... an educational pro.loct in those tryinp; days of beginnings. The nan to fill the place was found in the pcson of D?. JamesBlair, the able and persevering Scotciman. Commissary Blair in lv90 set himself..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1743
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...18 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [464 Scot hireling. Yet every page of contemporary history of the time shows there was no man in Virginia whose character and mental ability was equal..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...36 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [482 the Professor. Dr. Blair seems not to have become angry with Mr. Inglis, but tried to reason the matter with him. No attempt will be made here to give a full..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"... for the religious welfare of Virginia, and the tenacity with which he still clung to the same purpose when many years above three-score and ten, plainly show Dr. JamesBlair to have been a man who sought not his own..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...20 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. {466 tions prevented them from catching the spirit of what was said. In reading over the papers and proceedings of these clerical conventions, one is impressed..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...12 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [458 and refined, and during college commencements and the sessions of the Burgesses the place is said to have presented on a small scale the scene of a court..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...28 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [474 project. He received him cordially and promised his support. He advised Blair to take the college business before the council and committee on plantations. Dr..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"... The Reverend and Honorable JamesBlair, A. M., who was born in Scotland, was educated in the College of Edinburgh, and emigrated to England, and thence to Virginia, in which colony he spent fifty-eight years..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...32 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [478 would not pay but became enemies to the College on the account of their subscriptions toward it. Second, many of the subscribers were angry and would..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...42 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [488 Professor Herbert B. Adams, in his monograph on William and Mary College, says: Virginia is called the mother of presidents, but the College of William..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...38 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [48 i sonal estate to such charitable and pious uses as they, in their discretion, should think fit. * The Boyle bequest, 5400, was invested in a landed estate..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...44 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [490 right to induct preachers without presentation.* There were frequent misunderstandings and disagreements between the Commissary and Governor about induction..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...457] Blairs Religious Work. 11 a meeting for the purpose of employing a minister. After a brief consideration of a few prominent candidates, by the Majority of Votes, the Rev. JamesBlair..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...16 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [462 cording to the rules of the church should have presented him for induction, but the fact that they rarely did this was the cause of much disturbance. Out..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...54 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [500 swered these, for the first two were absolutely untrue. As to the third, a few times, when indisposed, Blair had allowed a layman to read for him..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...46 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [492 though the General Assembly and the charter of the college had given him a right to the presidents salary, yet he had told the governors of the college, when..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...Life of Rev. JamesBlair. Chapter 1 . Blairs Relifl;ious Vork. Of the early life of Dr. James Elair very little is known. H9 vas born in F^cotlancl in the year 1656. He possessed that characteristic..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1743
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...22 Life of Commissary JamesBlair. [468 for induction. 42 The Commissary wished the Governor to induct the clergymen in order that more and better ones might come from England. He said ministers..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Text:"...LIFE OF COMMISSARY JAMESBLAIR CHAPTER I. BLAIRS RELIGIOUS WORK. Of the early life of JamesBlair, very little is known. He was born in Scotland in the year 1656, and clearly showed his origin by his..."
Date:Between 1656 and 1901
Publication place:Baltimore, Maryland, USA