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Securing the Friendship of the Indians

To James Parker Dear Mr. Parker, Philadelphia, March 20, 1750,1. I have, as you desire, read the Manuscript you sent me; and am of Opinion, with the publick-spirited Author, that securing the Friendship of the Indians is of the greatest Consequence to these Colonies; and that the surest Means of doing it, are, to regulate…

Idea of the English School

Sketch’d out for the Consideration of the Trustees of the PHILADELPHIA ACADEMY. It is expected that every Scholar to be admitted into this School, be at least able to pronounce and divide the Syllables in Reading, and to write a legible Hand. None to be receiv’d that are under Years of Age. First or lowest…