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" Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion, that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness. "
Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr - Page 135
by United States. Congress. House - 1826
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Economica: A Statistical Manual for the United States of America ...

Samuel Blodget - United States - 1806 - 202 pages
...speeches, while president of the United States, viz. Extract from a speech to the first congress, 1789. " Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me...every country the surest basis of public happiness, &c." Answer of the Senate. " Literature and science are essential to the preservation of a free constitution....
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The life of George Washington,: commander in chief of the American forces ...

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - Generals - 1807
...attention to many improvements essential to the prosperity of the interior, the president added, " nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me...public happiness. In one, in which the measures of CHAP. iv. government receive their impression so inline1790. diately from the sense of the community...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...measures of the United States ; and the promotion of science and literature. " Knowledge," he observed, " is in every country the surest basis of public happiness....in which the measures of government receive their impressions go immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionably essential."...
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State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States from the ..., Volume 1

United States - 1815
...of new and useful inventions from abroad, as to the exertions of skill and genius in producing them at home ; and of facilitating the intercourse between...that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronuge, than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is, in every country, the surest...
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State papers and publick documents of the United States, from the accession ...

United States. President, United States. Dept. of State - United States - 1819
...of new and useful inventions from abroad, as to the exertions of skill and genius in producing them at home ; and of facilitating the intercourse between...Knowledge is, in every country, the surest basis of publick happiness. In one, in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately...
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A complete history of the united states of america

The Gordon Lester Ford - 1821
...their military defence. The sentiments of the president upon literature were thus expressed. — " Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me...every country, the surest basis of public happiness." &c. After applauding the disposition of Congress, shewn the last session, towards an adequate provision...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...to their military defence. The sentiments of the president upon literature were thus expressed.—" Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me...every country, the surest basis of public happiness." 1 &c. After applauding the disposition of Congress, shewn the last session, towards an adequate provision...
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Pamphlets, Religious: Miscellaneous, Volume 25

1822
...he said in his first address to Congress, after he had entered upon the execution of his duties, " that you will agree with me in opinion, that there...in which the measures of government receive their impressions so immediately from the sense of the community as in ours, it is proportionally essential."...
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The annals of America: from the discovery by Columbus in the year ..., Volume 2

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...roads. Having expressed his confidence in the attention of congress to these objects, he subjoined : " Nor am I less persuaded, that you will agree with...of public happiness. In one, in which the measures o? government receive their impression so immediately f tb® sense of the community, 1790. Report of...
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Survey of the State of Education, Aristocratic and Popular, and of the ...

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Education - 1833 - 35 pages
...January 8, 1790, thus earnestly recommends Education : " There is nothing that can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature....every country the surest basis of public happiness, and in one in which the measures of government receive their impression so immediately from the sense...
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