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he third on the northeasterly corner of Fayette Street and Broadway. In this school since 1854, has been given the instruction contemplated in the will of Governor Edward Hopkins, who died in England in 1657, namely, to give some encouragement in those Foreign Plantations, for the breeding up of hopeful youth in a way of learning, ver, be remembered that it ought to be really more than a High School under our statutes. In 1839, the Legislature authorized the trustees of the charity of Edward Hopkins, who was the second governor of the Connecticut colony, to establish in the town of Cambridge a classical school, the main object of which shall be to prepareeason. This salary remained stationary until 1777, when it was advanced to sixty pounds; but as an offset the master was required to relinquish all claim to the Hopkins money. During the Revolution, all values became unsettled and fluctuating. The schoolmaster was partially protected, however, by an agreement that the town shou