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" I bequeath the whole of my property to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. "
Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for ... - Page 66
by United States. Bureau of Education - 1890
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American Journal of Science and Arts, Volumes 61-70

1855 - 488 pages
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which 1 mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1855 - 990 pages
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which 1 mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1854 - 582 pages
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which I mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 33

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - 1881 - 748 pages
...Dflspring of lofty sentiments, not of disordered imaginations. James Smithson limited his estate over to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The New-York Review, Volume 7

1840 - 566 pages
...to John Fitall, (and for the security and payment of which I mean stock to remain in this country,) to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian institution, an estabUiltment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 14

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1846 - 686 pages
...children he may have had under the age of 21 years, or intestate," the property in question was bequeathed "to the United States of America, to found, at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Report of the Organization Committee of the Smithsonian Institution: With ...

Smithsonian Institution - 1847 - 42 pages
...Enquire, of London, in the Kingdom of Great Britain, having by his last will and testament given the whole of his property to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - 1849 - 668 pages
...SERVE AS A GUIDE IN ADOPTIXC; A PLAN OF ORGANIZATION. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. The property is bequeathed to the United States of America, " to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion o! knowledge among...
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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 3

1849 - 626 pages
...SERVE AS A GUIDE IN ADOPTING A FLAN OF ORGANIZATION. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. The property is bequeathed to the United States of America, "to found at Washington. under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The Half Century: Or, A History of the Changes that Have Taken Place, and ...

Emerson Davis - 1851 - 482 pages
...SMITHSON, of London, who died about 1827, at Genoa, had bequeathed the reversion of his whole estate to the United States of America, to " found at Washington, under the name of the SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men."...
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