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Harrison, New York.
October 15th, 1896:

At a meeting of the inhabitants of the Union Free School, Joint District No. 6, of the town of Rye and Harrison, held on the above date, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted:

Resolved, That the generous and public spirited offer of John F. Parsons, Esq., to build and present to this School District a handsome school building he accepted, and

Resolved, That the voters of this District express to Mr. Parsons their heartfelt appreciation and thanks for the interest he has shown, in the welfare of this neighborhood and for the valuable aid he is about to extend to the cause of education; and

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be recorded in the minutes of this District and that a copy be also sent to Mr. Parsons.

William R. Bull
Chairman

George W. Hall
Secretary

Description

This document shows that the voters of the Union Free District No. 6 unanimously accepted Mr. Parson’s offer to build a school for the district.

Creator

Bull, William R.

Date

1896-10-15

Subject

Parsons, John Edward

Parsons Memorial School

Bull, William R.

Hall, George W.

Type

Text

Format

Handwritten Letter

Source

Courtesy of the Rye Historical Society - Knapp House Library and Archives

Language

en-US

Rights

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Citation

Bull, William R., “Resolved!,” Harrison Remembers, accessed August 13, 2022, https://www.harrisonpl.org/harrison-remembers/items/show/129.

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