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Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of ... - Page cx
by Benjamin Moran, Edward Edwards - 1859 - 554 pages
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A history of the United States, Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1837
...worthy fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony/ " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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History of the Colony of New Haven: Before and After the Union with ...

Edward Rodolphus Lambert - Connecticut - 1838 - 216 pages
...agreed to found a college in the colony. At their next meeting, which was at Branford, the same year, each of them brought a number of books, and, presenting...society, said, " I give these books for the founding a college in this colony." Antecedently to this event, the subject had been seriously canvassed by...
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History of the colony of New Haven: before and after the union with ...

Edward Rodolphus Lambert - Branford (Conn.) - 1838 - 216 pages
...agreed to found a college in the colony. At their next meeting, which was at Branford, the same year, each of them brought a number of books, and, presenting...them to the society, said, " I give these books for 1he founding a college in this colony." Antecedently to this event, the subject had been seriously...
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History of the colony of New Haven: before and after the union with ...

Edward Rodolphus Lambert - Branford (Conn.) - 1838 - 216 pages
...agreed to found a college in the colony. At their next meeting, which was at Branford, the same year, each of them brought a number of books, and, presenting them to the society, said, " / give these books for the founding a college in this colony." Antecedently to this event, the subject...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE DISCOVRY OF THE AMERICAN CONTLNENT.

George bancroft - 1839
...worthy fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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Importance of Practical Education and Useful Knowledge: Being a Selection ...

Edward Everett - Education - 1840 - 419 pages
...ten worthy fathers who assembled at Branford, in 1700, and laying, each, a few volumes on the table, said, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this Colony ;" and Harvard, to the dying munificence of an humble minister of the Gospel, who landed on the shores...
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement to the Present Time

Theodore Dwight - Connecticut - 1840 - 450 pages
...the college, by a contribution of about 40 folio volumes : each saying, as he presented his books, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." The trustees were Messrs. Noyes, of Stonington, Chauncey, of Stratford, Buckingham, of Saybrook, Pierson,...
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History of the Colonization of the United States, Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1841
...worthy fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Bran ford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said, ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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The British North American Wesleyan Methodist Magazine, Volume 2

Christian life - 1842
...ten worthy farmers, who in 1770, assembled at Bramford, and each one laying a few volumes on a table said, "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such was the small beginning of Yale College, in New Haven, Conn., which is perhaps exceeded by no...
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Sketches of Yale College: With Numerous Anecdotes, and Embellished with More ...

Ezekiel Porter Belden - Yale university - 1843 - 192 pages
...founded by this transaction. Each gentleman brought a number of books, and presenting them to the body, said, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Several donations were received soon after ; and doubts arising whether the trustees were vested with...
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