Report of the Committee on the Library, in Relation to the Mechanic Apprentices Library Association,: Made at a Meeting of the Mass. Charitable Mechanic Association, April, 1859, ...
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association. Committee on the Library. Meeting, L. Miles Standish, William Willder Wheildon
Printed at the Office of the Bunker Hill Aurora, 1859 - 11 pages
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addition already AMENDMENT amount annual expenses anxious appears Appren Apprentices Association Apprentices Library Association apprentices of members appropriation April asking assistance Asso attend the School balance bearing date behalf believe beneficiaries bers Boston Buckingham Charitable Mechanic Association ciation committee recommend condition and pros connection consideration continued contribute current expenses deem deficiencies disposed donors enlarge expressed follows hereafter Hundred Dollars income increase incur informed inquiries interest leaving lectures liabilities March Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic matter Mechanic Apprentices Library members paying ment number of members origin parent association past pects pecuniary personal efforts pertaining present President presume PRINTED promote proper proposed Provisos purpose Receipts and Expenditures received reduced referred regard rent and books reply request respectfully seen semi-annual special meeting success suggest supervision sustain thereof tices tion understood undertaken volumes Voted welfare wholly Winter Wood young
Page 3 - that a room [shall be provided] containing the • Cyclopedia, and where all large works shall be placed, which room shall be opened twice in the week for the information and use of all apprentices who are mechanics of twenty years of age, and if convenient to those of nineteen years of age
Page 3 - in collecting these books, a promise has been given to most of the donors that they should forever be opened for the use of the mechanic and all needy apprentices, gratis ; that a room [shall be provided] containing the • Cyclopedia, and where all large works shall be placed, which room shall be opened twice in the week for
Page 3 - cordially accept the keys of the institution from your hands, and readily assume the superintendence of it ; and assure you and the donors of the books, that their best exertions shall be used to carry into full effect their benevolent wishes and expectations.
Page 10 - Voted, That the sum of Four Hundred Dollars, (in addition to the sum of One Hundred Dollars already voted by the Association,) be appropriated for the use of the Mechanic Apprentices
Page 4 - association relinquishing all claim to its supervision and all responsibility for its expenses after the month of June.
Page 4 - a commodious room was obtained for the library and the care of it committed to a number of young men (apprentices,) who formed an association for that purpose.
Page 11 - at all meetings of the Association and Government. He shall call special meetings on the application of twenty members made in writing, and also whenever a majority of the Government shall deem it expedient, and the business to be acted upon at any special meeting shall be specified
Page 4 - all the improvements and additions shall revert to them, to be wholly under their control and disposal as heretofore.
Page 3 - communication from the Treasurer of the Mechanic Apprentices Library Association, asking for an increase of the