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" Acting upon this second petition, on February 9, 1821, Congress chartered Columbian College in the District of Columbia, inserting in the charter by special action the provision "that persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected... "
The Statutes at Large of the United States from ... - Page 8
by United States - 1905
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volumes 29-30

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1928 - 474 pages
...the charter was that "Persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected as trustees; nor shall any person, either as president,...tutor or pupil be refused admittance into said college — on account of his sentiment in matters of religion." The several departments of the college; preparatory,...
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The Minutes of the ... Session of the Central Pennsylvania ..., Volumes 39-41

1907 - 952 pages
...president, professor, or tutor, nor shall any pupil be refused admittance into said college, or denied auy of the privileges, immunities, or advantages thereof,...account of his sentiments in matters of religion; and that the tenth clause of the fifth section of the act passed the 9th September, 1783, entitled...
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The George Washington University Charter Restatement Act: Hearing and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. Judiciary Subcommittee - Washington (D.C.) - 1977 - 56 pages
...authenticate and perpetuate the memory of such graduation. [SEC. 7. And be it further enacted, That persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of...immunities, or advantages, thereof, for or on account of this seniments in matters of religon. [SEC. 8. And be it further enacted. That no misnomer of the said...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volumes 29-30

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1928 - 478 pages
...the charter was that "Persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected as trustees; nor shall any person, either as president,...tutor or pupil be refused admittance into said college — on account of his sentiment in matters of religion." The several departments of the college; preparatory,...
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The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to ...

George M. Marsden - Education, Higher - 1994 - 482 pages
...founded, as its name suggested, under liberal auspices. The original charter stated clearly "That persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of...being elected trustees, nor shall any person, either principal, professor, tutor or pupil, be refused admittance into said college or denied any of the...
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Caduceus of Kappa Sigma, Volume 11

1896 - 708 pages
...principles." Regarding its unsectarian character I refer to the 7th clause of the charter, reading : " Persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of...immunities, or advantages thereof, for or on account of his sentiment in matters of religion." This liberal spirit planted in the school's infancy has been fostered...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1904 - 672 pages
...original charter of February ninth, eighteen hundred and twenty -one, which provides "That persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of...admittance into said college, or denied any of the Eirivileges, immunities, or advantages thereof, for or on account of is sentiments in matters of religion,"...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 19

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1916 - 258 pages
...the charter was that "Persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected as trustees; nor shall any person either as President,...pupil, be refused admittance into said college, or be denied any of its priviliges, immunities ; or advantages thereof for or on account of his sentiments...
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