Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Sister Gates testifies that was at her  house and disapproved of evening schools &c she concurs  concurs <with> the testimony of her husband.
Br Outhouse testifies that he labored with   together with Br Newberry when denied making a motion to show how James  Newberry undertook to hug the girl.
He was then <cross> examined <and says> said in  meeting that in making the motion to show how J.  W. Newberry undertook to hug the girl, he did not  intend to hit Orlando Carter as hard as he did as  he was the one to whom he made the motion.
Alonzo Herrick testifies that he was at  school one day when the master & James Newberry  got to disputing about hugging the girl, the boy  denied undertaking to hug the girl & made a motion to show how he done the thing  when the boy said it was not so, he also says <that> he never  heard twit the boys of being with the  girls, also, that he believes used his best  endeavors for the good of the school; also, saw one of the  schollars shake his fist at the master; also, that he  saw some verses in the hands of James W Newberry,  Joseph Outhouse & Edward Prindall, which served to  tantalize the master.
George P. Dydes testifies that the Elders were  called together & presented a case which was  investigated, but he thought proper weight was not  put upon the testimony
Edward Prindal testifies that he saw make a motion to show how James Newberry  undertook to hug the girl in meeting which James  Newberry denied, saying he never done any such thing  also that he heard the master say that he did not like to  have spelling schools because there was too much [p. 111]
Sister Gates testifies that was at her house and disapproved of evening schools &c she concurs with the testimony of her husband.
Br Outhouse testifies that he labored with together with Br Newberry when denied making a motion to show how James Newberry undertook to hug the girl.
He was then cross examined and says said in meeting that in making the motion to show how J. W. Newberry undertook to hug the girl, he did not intend to hit Orlando Carter as hard as he did as he was the one to whom he made the motion.
Alonzo Herrick testifies that he was at school one day when the master & James Newberry got to disputing about hugging the girl, the boy denied undertaking to hug the girl & made a motion to show how he done the thing when the boy said it was not so, he also says that he never heard twit the boys of being with the girls, also, that he believes used his best endeavors for the good of the school; also, saw one of the schollars shake his fist at the master; also, that he saw some verses in the hands of James W Newberry, Joseph Outhouse & Edward Prindall, which served to tantalize the master.
George P. Dydes testifies that the Elders were called together & presented a case which was investigated, but he thought proper weight was not put upon the testimony
Edward Prindal testifies that he saw make a motion to show how James Newberry undertook to hug the girl in meeting which James Newberry denied, saying he never done any such thing also that he heard the master say that he did not like to have spelling schools because there was too much [p. 111]
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