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The Christian Spectator - Página 93
1827
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American Annals: Or, a Chronological History of America, from Its ..., Volumen2

Abiel Holmes - 1805
...minister! pave a number of books, and, laying them on a table, pronounced words to this effect : " 1 give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About 40 volumes in folio were thus given. Several other donation!, both of bouks and money, were soon...
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A Complete History of Connecticut: Civil and Ecclesiastical, from ..., Volumen1

Benjamin Trumbull - 1818
...gentleman gave a number of books, and laying them upon a table, pronounced words to this effect, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About forty volumes in folio were thus given. The trustees took possession of them, and appointed Mr....
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A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 341 páginas
...they met at Branford, each bringing three or four large books, and laying them upon the table, with ' I give these books for the founding of a ' college in this colony.' As it was doubtful whether they could hold property, it was agreed to petition for a charter. To promote...
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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Volumen1

Abiel Holmes - 1829
...ministers gave a number of books, and, laying them on a table, pronounced words to this effect : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About 40 volumes in folio were thus given. Several other donations, both of books and money, were soon...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The ..., Volumen4

Edward Robinson - 1848
...venerable fathers who founded Yale College, brought forward each his stock of books with the words, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony," yet it is not in this way, pre-eminently, that their sons have sought to build up the institution which...
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An Address Delivered at the Request of the Citizens of Hartford, on the 9th ...

Joel Hawes - 1835 - 80 páginas
...purpose, each one brought a number of folios in his arms, and placing them on a table, said, — " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony."* The learning contained in these ponderous tomes might not have been of much value ; but the spirit...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volumen2

Edward Everett - 1836 - 637 páginas
...worthy fathers, who assembled at Branford, in 1700, and laying each a few volumes on the table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony ;' and Harvard, to the dying munificence of an humble minister of the gospel, who landed on the shores...
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A history of the United States, Volumen2

George Bancroft - 1837
...fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony/ " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volumen2

George Bancroft - 1839
...fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement to the Present Time

Theodore Dwight - 1840 - 450 páginas
...the college, by a contribution of about 40 folio volumes : each saying, as he presented his books, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." The trustees were Messrs. Noyes, of Stonington, Chauncey, of Stratford, Buckingham, of Saybrook, Pierson,...
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