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" ... to the author of the best discovery, or most useful invention, relating to Navigation, Astronomy, or Natural Philosophy (mere natural history only excepted... "
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for ... - Page 380
1889
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1820
...annually disposed of in premiums to the authors of the best discoveries or most useful inventions, relating to navigation, astronomy or natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted. Experimental essays on native American dyes or pigments, accompanied by specimens, plans for navigating...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 5

1806
...OFFERED BY THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. The Magellanic annual premium is offered by this society to the author of the best discovery, or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted, under the following conditions : 1. The candidate shall send his discovery, invention, or improvement...
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The Picture of Philadelphia: Giving an Account of Its Origin, Increase and ...

James Mease - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811 - 376 pages
...that the interest thereof should be annually disposed of in premiums, to be adjudged by the society, to the author of the best discovery, or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted: the premium to consist of an oval plate of solid standard gold, of the value of ten guineas, with suitable...
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Philadelphia in 1824; or, a brief account of the various institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1824 - 238 pages
...presented the Society with funds for the establishment of an annual premium, to be awarded by the society to " the author of the best discovery or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted." The premium consists of an oval plate of standard gold, with suitable devices engraved on it. These...
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Philadelphia in 1824: Or, a Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1824 - 254 pages
...presented the Society with funds for the establishment of an annual premium, to be awarded by the society to " the author of the best discovery or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted." The premium consists of an oval plate of standard gold, with suitable devices engraved on it. These...
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Philadelphia in 1830--1: or, A brief account of the various institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1830 - 288 pages
...presented the society with funds for the establishment of an annual premium, to be awarded by the society to " the author of the best discovery or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted." The premium consists of an oval plate of standard gold, with suitable devices engraved on it. These...
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A Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania

Thomas Francis Gordon - Pennsylvania - 1832 - 508 pages
...presented the society with funds for the establishment of an annual premium, to be awarded by the society, to the author of the best discovery or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted. The premium consists of an oval plate of standard PHI 365 PHI gold, with suitable devices engraved...
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Picture of Philadelphia, Or, A Brief Account of the Various Institutions and ...

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1835 - 288 pages
...presented the society with funds for the establishment of an annual premium, to be awarded by the society to " the author of the best discovery or most useful...natural philosophy, mere natural history only excepted." The premium consists of an oval plate of standard gold, with suitable devices engraved on it. These...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 6

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1838
...guineas, which was to be invested in a secure fund, and the interest disposed of annually in premiums to the author of the best discovery, or most useful...relating to navigation, astronomy, or natural philosophy. EDITOR. TO M. DUBOURG. Observations on the prevailing Doctrines of Life and Death. Your observations...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the author by J. Sparks

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...guineas, which was to be invested in a secure fund, and the interest disposed of annually in premiums to the author of the best discovery, or most useful...relating to navigation, astronomy, or natural philosophy. EDITOR. L TO M. DUBOURG. Observations on the prevailing Doctrines of Life and Death, Your observations...
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