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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." 2. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind.... "
Congressional Serial Set - Page 124
1854
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Report of the Board of Regents, Volume 7

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1856
...knowledge among men." 2. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the...not be confounded with one another. The first is to enlarge the existing stock of knowledge by the addition of new truths ; and the second, to disseminate...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1849
...knowledge among men." 2. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the...objects of the Institution are — 1st, to increase, and 2d,to diffu« knowledge among men. 6. These two objects should not be confounded with one another....
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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 3

History, Modern - 1849
...knowledge among men." 2. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the...establishment of an individual, and is to bear and perpetuate bis name. 4. The objects of the Institution are — 1st, to increase, and 2d, to diffuse knowledge...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Volume 1

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1849
...of Smithson : — 1. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the testator. 2. The Institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, but the establishment...
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Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members, Volume 1

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1849
...of Smithson : — 1. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the testator. 2. The Institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, but the establishment...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Volume 1

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1849
...of Smithson : — 1. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the testator. 2. The Institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, but the establishment...
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Algemeen verslag van de werksaamheden en notulen der vergaderingen

Instituut van ingenieurs, The Hague - 1852
...knowledge among me7i. // 2. The bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The Goverument of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the testator. 8. The Institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, but the establishment...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 35

Commerce - 1856
...Smithsonian Institution, officially published, it is declared in the third article that the Smithsonian Institution 'is not a national establishment, as is...individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name.' " Shall this national collection, which has cost so much to the country, be given away to a private...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 35

Freeman Hunt - Commerce - 1856
...Smithsonian Institution, officially published, it is declared in the third article that the Smithsonian Institution ' is not a national establishment, as...individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name.' " Shall this national collection, which has cost so much to the country, be given away to a private...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 35

1856
...Smithsonian Institution, officially published, it is declared in the third article that the Smithsonian Institution ' is not a national establishment, as...individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name.' " Shall this national collection, which has cost so much to the country, be given away to a private...
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