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Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864.
Power of Christian benevolence.
New York, American Tract Society, 1858
|Named Person:||Mary Lyon; Mary Lyon|
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|Description:||376 pages : 1 portrait ; 18 cm|
|Contents:||Early life, to her entering Mr. Emerson's school at Byfield, 1797-1821 --
Labors at Ashfield, Buckland, and Derby, 1821-1828 --
Labors at Buckland and at Ipswich, 1828-1830 --
Exclusive connection with the Ipswich Female Seminary, 1830-1834 --
Miss Lyon's plans modified and matured --
closing labors at Ipswich --
peculiar training and fitness for her work, 1834 --
Enlistment of influential friends, 1835 --
The erection and furnishing of the edifice, 1836, 1837 --
The first year of the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1837, 1838 --
Leading principles of the institution --
Religious history of the Seminary --
the missionary spirit --
Miscellaneous correspondence --
published pamphlet --
fiftieth birthday --
The last letters, the last visit, the last instruction, and the departure --
Miss Lyon's characters and labors --
Dr. Humphrey's sketch at her funeral --
Dr. Hitchcock's address at the ensuing anniversary --
Sentences from her lips, noted by one of her pupils.