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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 Eclectic History of the United States

Mary Elsie Thalheimer - United States - 1880 - 360 pages
...books from his own scanty library, met at Branford, in 1700, and, depositing their gifts upon a table, said, ' ' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." The first terms were held at Wethersfield, later ones at Saybrook; but in 1716 the college was planted...
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A Grammar School History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1880 - 340 pages
...formed." In 1700, ten Connecticnt clergymen came together, and each one layisgsome books on a table, said, " 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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The Student, Volume 8

Education - 1887
...Haven, where each man rose, and placing upon the table such books as he had brought with him, declared, ''I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About forty volumes were thus deposited, t'he nucleus of the future library of Yale College. Elihu...
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Popular School History of United States

John Jacob Anderson - 1881
...clergymen came together, and each one laying some books on a table, said : " I Manners and Customs. 117 give these books for the founding of a college in this colony. This was afterward called Yale College, in honor of Elihu Yale, of England, who gave it a large sum...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1883
...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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Achievements of celebrated men ...

James Parton - Biography - 1883 - 841 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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A Popular School History of the United States: In which are Inserted as Part ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1883 - 363 pages
...clergymen came together, and each one laying some books on a table, said : " I Manners and, Customs. 117 give these books for the founding of a college in this colony. This was afterward called Yale College, in honor of Elihu Yale, of England, who gave it a large sum...
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Library journal, Volume 10

Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter, Library Association - Libraries - 1885
...projected college for Connecticut, each one laid down his donation with the never-to-be-forgotten words : " I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." What a noble foundation for an institution of learning! These forty folios, I doubt not, have been...
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Connecticut: A Study of a Commonwealth-democracy

Alexander Johnston - Connecticut - 1887 - 409 pages
...at Branford, when each minister laid upon the trustees' table his contribution of books, saying, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." The whole number was about forty volumes : so small was the germ from which has sprung one of the great...
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A history of Connecticut

Elias Benjamin Sanford - Connecticut - 1887 - 371 pages
...founded the college by the contribution of some forty volumes, each saying, as he presented his books, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." This was the grain of mustard-seed from whence has grown Yale University with its wonderful history....
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