Series 05: Hassall family, printed leaflets of the Parramatta Sunday School and the New South Wales Sunday School Institution, 1816

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Provenance Note

Microfilm copy available at CY 2608, frames 1-17 (Safe 1/31a, items 1, 3) and CY 2608, frames 26-33 (Safe 1/31d). Photocopy of item at Safe 1/31a/item 3 is available at Safe 1/31a/item 2. Digitised from the microfilm copy in 2019.

Provenance Note

Digital order no: Album ID : 846278

Background Note

CONTENTS: ITEM 1 1A. Parramatta Sunday School - requirements and rules, being a printed sheet titled 'Requirements & Rules for Persons engaging themselves as Teachers in the Parramatta Sunday School, instituted in the year 1815. T. Hassall, Superintendant and Secretary'. The text states that 'Persons desirous of becoming Teachers must be proposed at a monthly meeting and if everything appears satisfactory they will be elected by a majority on a shew of hands'. This statement is followed by Requirements, I-VII, and Rules I-IV. The leaflet was 'Printed at the Missionary Press. Parramatta. August, 1816'. 1 page, 1816. 1B. Parramatta Sunday School - 'Hymns for the Eighth Anniversary', being a printed leaflet of with manuscript. annotation '1816, Printed at Parramatta at house of Mr R Hassall at the Mission Press Parramatta'. The leaflet includes the words of hymns for the anniversary service: 'Happy the child whose tender years..'; 'Father of Mercies! still to thee..'; 'Come let our voices join..'; 'From all that dwell below the skies..'. 4 pages, 1816. Safe 1/31a, items 1, 3 (Microfilm: CY 2608, frames 1-17). ITEM 2 The New South Wales Sunday School Institution - rules and regulations, a being printed leaflet on the formal establishment of the Institution setting out rules on membership, appointment of the committee, appointment of a treasurer and secretary, annual meetings, special meetings, annual reports, and 'books to be used'. 3 pages, 1816. Safe 1/31d (Microfilm: CY 2608, frames 26-33).

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