Manual of Public Libraries, Institutions, and Societies, in the United States, and British Provinces of North America

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Página 205 - To discover, procure, and preserve whatever may relate to the natural, civil, literary and ecclesiastical history of the United States in general, and of this State in particular.
Página 509 - Amongst the motives to such an institution the assimilation of the principles, opinions, and manners of our countrymen, by the common education of a portion of our youth from every quarter, well deserves attention. The more homogeneous our citizens can be made in these particulars, the greater will be our prospect of permanent union ; and a primary object of such a national institution should be the education of our youth in the science of Government.
Página 509 - I can not presume it to be unreasonable to invite your attention to the advantages of superadding to the means of education provided by the several States a seminary of learning instituted by the national legislature...
Página 510 - ... temple of science, to be redistributed in due time through every part of the community, sources of jealousy and prejudice would be diminished, the features of national character would be multiplied, and greater extent given to social harmony. But above all, a...
Página 534 - Scotland," and amendments thereto, require to be amended with a view to such union ; and in order to the carrying into effect of certain resolutions passed by the Synod of the Presbyterian Church of Canada in connection with the Church of Scotland...
Página 261 - All the property and effects of the institution shall be vested in the said trustees. They shall have power to direct the expenditure of the funds, the investment, safe-keeping, and management thereof, and of the property and effects of the institution; also, to make such ordinances and regulations, from time to time, as they may think proper, for the good order and convenience of those who may resort to the library, or use the same; also, to appoint, direct, control, and remove the superintendent...
Página 566 - ... provided ; and every family in each district or sub-district shall be entitled to the use of one volume at a time from the school library, although no member of such family attends any of the schools of the township...
Página 510 - The present is a favorable season also for bringing again into view the establishment of a national seminary of learning within the District of Columbia, and with means drawn from the property therein, subject to the authority of the General Government.
Página 401 - This deed he afterwards cancelled, and prepared, but did not live to execute, another, in which some alteration was made in the funds and regulations. After his death, his children and residuary legatees, with commendable liberality, carried into effect the intentions of Mr. Logan, and...

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