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" 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 men. "
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections - Page 399
1881 - 68 pages
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American Journal of Science, Volumes 61-70

Science - 1855
...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

Science - 1855
...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 - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1854
...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 - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...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
...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

Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1846
...or 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: With the Resolutions Accompanying the ...

Smithsonian Institution - Travel - 1847 - 32 pages
...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 Congress, 1st Session

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1849
...Hoard of Regents, December 13, 1847. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS WHICH SHOULD SERVE AS A GUIDE IN ADOPTIXC; A PLAN OF ORGANIZATION. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. The property...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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The half century: or, A history of the changes that have taken place ..., Part 4

Education - 1851 - 444 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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The young man's gift of literature, science, and morality

Cotesworth Pinckney - Conduct of life - 1851 - 192 pages
...slight towards him on' their part, he altered his will, and left his property to the government of 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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