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Bemis—who hanged himself—Aug. 21, 1743. In 1743 it was voted to keep the public school in the Precinct near the meeting-house, on that land which was left for a burying-place, after a convenient house is erected for that purpose, and a committee was chosen to decide on a place for setting the school-house. 1744 Under date of June 28, 1744, Mr. Cooke preached a sermon (numbered 296) which he entitled, Fast day on ye war. The text was Rev. 2:5. The sermon had a second delivery on April 29, 1756. It contains no particular historical reference. There are allusions to Jer. 17: 24-27, as having been written in letters of gold on one of the principal gates of the City of London; to King James the First, who soon after he came to the throne of England published a book called the Book of Sports, which gave toleration for all common practices on the Lord's day after divine service, which the King obliged all ministers to read on the Sabbath in their churches, and those who refuse