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Princeton University Press, 1898 - 20 pages
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Page 84 - I would have my shirt off for an hour in the morning, and an hour in the afternoon, and so you see the lice found us a bit of something to do.
Page 84 - ... a folio six weeks, a quarto four weeks, an octavo two weeks and every other book one week." Those not connected with the College were allowed to borrow, leaving on deposit their note for the value of the book, but no book could be loaned "to any person who lives more than a mile from the college.
Page 91 - JAMES MADISON PRECEPTORSHIP. In memory of James Madison of the Class of 1771, "Father of the Constitution of the United States," and fourth President of the United States.
Page 79 - Library shall pay to the steward the sum of 2 shillings 6d. every quarter of a year to be expended for the use of the Library," the expression implying that there had been no such charge in the past.
Page 84 - In 1770 the Librarian or his Deputy were 'required to be in regular attendance twice in every week for the space of one hour for delivering the books to the students, who shall be allowed but one book at a time.' In 1794 the hours of opening had been reduced so that the Library was open one day in the week at noon. Special provision was made by which if a Trustee wished to use a book in the building at other times he could be admitted, but it was evidently not intended that any others should use...
Page 80 - The college, however, did not long profit by his "ingenuity and merit," for in 1770 he had been gone long enough for the Trustees to find that "sufficient care is not taken of the books for want of a properly established librarian" and Mr. William Houston was appointed "To be the college librarian." Under Mr. Houston the office of assistant librarian was inaugurated by the Trustees, who ordered that "he should be at liberty to appoint a Deputy under him.
Page 80 - sufficient care is not taken of the books for want of a properly established librarian" and Mr. William Houston was appointed "To be the college librarian." Under Mr. Houston the office of assistant librarian was inaugurated by the Trustees, who ordered that "he should be at liberty to appoint a Deputy under him." Mr. Houston's compensation was "18d. per quarter on every student or resident graduate belonging to this college." This should have yielded an income of at least £20, and since Mr. Houston...
Page 95 - Aside from the practical importance of the work and permanent influence of Horace Mann, his uncommon moral and mental traits, the pathetic incidents of his private life, and the dramatic...
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