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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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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1860
...for the purpose, at New Haven, in 1700. Each brought a number of books at their next meeting in 1701, the colony." A proposition to found a college had been named fifty years before. The first commencement...
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Permanent Documents of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate ..., Volume 3

Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education - Church and education in the United States - 1860
...who founded Yale College, limited m means but strong in faith, brought forward each his books, and said: "I give these books for the founding of a College in thia Colony." Two particulars must here be mentioned, in which these Colleges differed from those of...
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Hours at Home, Volume 11

James Manning Sherwood - Theology - 1870
...the ten worthy fathers who assembled in Bradford, 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 that Harvard grew out of the dying munificence of an humble minister of the gospel. Though small...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 28

Theology - 1871
...preliminary meeting, " each of the ten founders brought with him some books, and, placing them on the table, said : ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " Nor did our forefathers confine their attention to the establishment of libraries in their higher...
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Four Years at Yale

Lyman Hotchkiss Bagg - 1871 - 713 pages
...and presented them to the association, using words to this effect as he laid them on the table : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." This act of depositing the books has ever since been considered the beginning of the college. The entire...
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Triumphs of enterprise, ingenuity, and public spirit

James Parton - Technology & Engineering - 1871 - 677 pages
...store of volumes those which he thought suitable, and laying them upon a table, said these words : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." The number of volumes thus collected was only forty ; but they were all solid folios of the olden time....
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FOUR YEARS AT YALE

A GRADUATE OF '69 - 1871
...and presented them to the association; using words to this effect as he laid them on the table : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." This act of depositing the books has ever since been considered the beginning of the college. The entire...
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History of the United States: Prepared Especially for Schools on a New and ...

John Clark Ridpath - United States - 1874 - 479 pages
...thought it better to be a living governor of New York than a dead colonel of the Connecticut militia. 21. "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.1' Such were the words of ten ministers who, in the year 1 700, assembled at the village of...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the Continent

George Bancroft - United States - 1876
...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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A Grammar School History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1876 - 296 pages
...In 1700. ten Connecticut clergymen cnme together, nnd each one laying some bonks on n table, paid, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." It was afterward called Yale College, in honor of Elihu Yale, of England, who gave it a large sum of...
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