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" FOR THE INCREASE AND DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE AMONG MEN. "
Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members - Página 84
por American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1849
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Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social, Volumen2

James Finlay Weir Johnston - 1851
...States; and an act of Congress was passed, in August 1846, constituting certain parties a corporation, under the name of the " Smithsonian Institution, for...Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among Men." The amount of the bequest was upwards of £100,000, (515,000 dollars.) After defraying the expense of a...
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Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social, Volumen2

James Finlay Weir Johnston - 1851
...States; and an act of Congress was passed, in August 1846, constituting certain parties a corporation, under the name of the " Smithsonian Institution, for...Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among Men." The amount of the bequest was upwards of £100,000, (515,000 dollars.) After defraying the expense of a...
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The North American Review, Volumen79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1854
...Chief Justice, Commissioner of the Patent-Office, and Mayor of Washington, as the " establishment by the name of the Smithsonian Institution for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." The word "establishment " was used in conformity with the language of the will, and to avoid jealousy against...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1854
...been carefully husbanded. The bequest, in the language of the testator, was, "to found at Washington an establishment under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men" According to this, the government of the United States is merely a trustee. The...
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Congressional Serial Set, Tema 705

1854
...been carefully husbanded. The bequest, in the language of the testator, was, "to found at Washington an establishment under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among mtn." According to this, the government of the United States is merely a trustee. The...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volumen2,Parte2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1855
...Supreme Court, the CominK-ioncr of the Patent Oilicc, and Mayor of Washington, and such ]H.TSOIU OS they might elect honorary members, an "establishment" under the name of " the Smithsonian Iibtitntion for the increase and ditl'usion of knowledge among men." The memliers and honorary members...
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The American Catalogue of Books: Or, English Guide to American Literature ...

1856 - 190 páginas
...four Plates. States Government, and an act of Congress was passed in 1846, for the incorporation, &c., of " The Smithsonian Institution for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among Men." The President, and the other principal officers of the Executive Government, are honorary members ; and...
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The History of the United States: From Their Colonization to the ..., Volumen4

George Tucker - 1857
...legacy from James Smithson, of England, to the United States, for the purpose of founding at Washington an establishment, under the name of " the Smithsonian...Institution," for the " increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." A report was made by Mr. Leigh, giving a brief account of this bequest, the right...
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Emerson's Magazine and Putnam's Monthly, Volumen4

1857
...invested in State stocks. The bequest, in the language of the testator, was '• to found at Washington an establishment, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, for the increase and diifusion of knowledge among men." According to this the Uoverumeut of the United States is merely...
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The History of the United States: From Their Colonization to the ..., Volumen4

George Tucker - 1858
...legacy from James Smithson, of England, to the United States, for the purpose of founding at Washington an establishment, under the name of " the Smithsonian Institution," for the "increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." A report was made by Mr. Leigh, giving a brief account of this bequest, the right...
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