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Collection Reference Number GLC07160.04
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1791 
Title Henry Van Schaack to Loring Andrews condemning the practice of using public funds to pay for parish teachers
Date December 1791
Author Van Schaack, Henry (1733-1823)  
Recipient Andrews, Loring  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes a letter to the editor of the Western Star to condemn the practice of using public funds to pay for parish teachers linked to denominational majorities. Such taxation and town treasury appropriations, he charges, violate the constitutional protections of minority denominations. Grounds his objection in the Massachusetts constitution and its Bill of Rights.
Subjects Government and Civics  US Constitution  Religion  Taxes or Taxation  Finance  Building Construction  Bill of Rights  Law  US Constitutional Convention  Education  
People Van Schaack, Henry (1733-1823)  Andrews, Loring (1768-1805)  
Place written Loudon, New Hampshire
Theme Government & Politics; Education; Religion; Banking & Economics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859