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July 29

The Houses of Parliament

The Houses of Parliament

1812 – An act of Parliament in England required every person officiating at a religious meeting house to declare acceptance of scriptures as the divine rule of doctrine and practice. Courts had eroded the rights outlined in the Toleration Act of 1799, and the new act was designed to clarify the position of Dissenters, allowing them to preach undisturbed as long as they complied with this requirement.

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George F. Hoar

Hoar, George F. (1826-1904)

Born in Concord, Massachusetts, George practiced law in Worcester, Massachusetts, and served in the House of ... Read More
Lilian Steichen Sandburg

Sandburg, Lillian Steichen (1883-1977)

"To My Wife and Pal, Lilian Steichen Sandburg‚" was the dedication line in Carl Sandburg's first ... Read More
Henry J. Cadbury

Cadbury, Henry J. (1883-1974)

Chairman of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) of Philadelphia and distinguished New Testament scholar at ... Read More
William Sturgis Bigelow

Ingersoll Immortality Lectures: 1906-1921

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