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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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Education in the United States: Its History from the Earliest Settlements

Richard Gause Boone - Education - 1889 - 402 pages
...a number of books, and, laying them on a table, presented them to the body, saying in substance, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." These forty volumes, and the acts of the trustees at this meeting (1700), constitute the beginning...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

United States - 1895
...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 happjr organization of towns, which here,...
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 5

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - Local history - 1899
...meeting in Branford each of them brought a number of books and presented them with these words ; — " I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." In 1701 the assembly granted a charter and determined that the school should be at Saybrook. In 1716...
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The Student's American History

David Henry Montgomery - United States - 1897 - 523 pages
...knowledge and sound orthodoxy, met at Branford, near New Haven. Each brought a few books, saying, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such was the humble beginning of what is to-day " Yale University." It was the second in order of birth...
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Rising in the World: Or, Architects of Fate; a Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - Success - 1897 - 478 pages
...ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions think." "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony ; " such were the words of ten ministers who in the year 1700 assembled at the village of Branford...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1898
...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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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1898
...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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Historic Towns of New England

Lyman P. Powell - 1898
...forming the society met at Branford, and each donated a few volumes, saying as he laid them down : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Forty books were given, forming the nucleus of the great University Library. The first public commencement...
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 5

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - Connecticut - 1899
...meeting in Branford each of them brought a number of books and presented them with these words ; — " I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." In 1701 the assembly granted a charter and determined that the school should be at Saybrook. In 1716...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - United States - 1899 - 382 pages
...— In 1700, ten Connecticut clergymen came together, and each one laying some books on the 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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