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" The property is bequeathed to the United States of America, "to found at Washington, under the name of the SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. "
SMITHSONIAN MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTIONS. VOL. XVII - Page 942
by Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections.Vol.XVII - 1880
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American Journal of Science, Volumes 61-70

Science - 1855
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which 1 mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1855
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which 1 mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1854
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which I mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 33

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...Dflspring of lofty sentiments, not of disordered imaginations. James Smithson limited his estate over to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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The New-York Review, Volume 7

1840
...to John Fitall, (and for the security and payment of which I mean stock to remain in this country,) to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian institution, an estabUiltment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 14

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1846
...or children he may have had under the age of 21 years, or intestate," the property in question was bequeathed "to the United States of America, to found, at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Report of the Organization Committee: With the Resolutions Accompanying the ...

Smithsonian Institution - 1847 - 32 pages
...the Kingdom of Great Britain, having by his last will and testament given the whole of his property to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 1

Science - 1848
...an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. The bequest is, accordingly, for the benefit of mankind. The government of the United States is but a trustee to carry out this noble design. Even the people of the United States are interested only...
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 1

Humanities - 1848
...an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. The bequest is, accordingly, for the benefit of mankind. The government of the United States is but a trustee to carry out this noble design. Even the people of the United States are interested only...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress, 1st Session

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1849
...CONSIDERATIONS WHICH SHOULD SERVE AS A GUIDE IN ADOPTIXC; A PLAN OF ORGANIZATION. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. The property is bequeathed to the United States of America, " to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion o! knowledge among...
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