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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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American Annals, Or, A Chronological History of America: From Its Discovery ...

Abiel Holmes - America - 1805
...minister! pave a number of books, and, laying them on a table, pronounced words to this effect : " 1 give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About 40 volumes in folio were thus given. Several other donation!, both of bouks and money, were soon...
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A Complete History of Connecticut: Civil and Ecclesiastical, from ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Trumbull - Connecticut - 1818
...gentleman gave a number of books, and laying them upon a table, pronounced words to this effect, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About forty volumes in folio were thus given. The trustees took possession of them, and appointed Mr....
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A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STES BEFORE THE REVOLUTION WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE ...

EZEKIEL SANFORD - 1819
...they met at Branford, each bringing three or four large books, and laying them upon the table, with ' I give these books for the founding of a ' college in this colony.' As it was doubtful whether they could hold property, it was agreed to petition for a charter. To promote...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 1

Theology - 1827
...work had just been done, the pastors of Connecticut came forward each with his contribution, saying " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." In the days of Tennent and Edwards, the fathers of the Presbyterian church placed their students in...
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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...ministers gave a number of books, and, laying them on a table, pronounced words to this effect : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." About 40 volumes in folio were thus given. Several other donations, both of books and money, were soon...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson
...venerable fathers who founded Yale College, brought forward each his stock of books with the words, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony," yet it is not in this way, pre-eminently, that their sons have sought to build up the institution which...
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An Address Delivered at the Request of the Citizens of Hartford, on the 9th ...

Joel Hawes - Hartford (Conn.) - 1835 - 80 pages
...met for the purpose, each one brought a number of folios in his arms, and placing them on a table, said, — " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony."* The learning contained in these ponderous tomes might not have been of much value ; but the spirit...
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Connecticut Historical Collections: Containing a General Collection of ...

John Warner Barber - Connecticut - 1836 - 560 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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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 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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Connecticut Historical Collections: Containing a General ..., Volume 2

Connecticut - 1837 - 560 pages
...agreed to found a college in the colony. At their next meeting, which was at Bran ford, the same year, each of them brought a number of books, and presenting them to the society, said, " 1 give these books for the founding a College in this colony." Antecedently to this event, the subject...
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