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" The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated by other towns, and in other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations; reading became fashionable; and our people, having no... "
Annual Report - Page 1504
by United States. Office of Education - 1896
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1818
...was open one day in the week for lending them to subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon manifested its utility, and was imitated by other towns and in other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations;...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...was open one day in the week for lending them to subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated in other towns, and in.other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations; reading became fashionable;...
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An Address, Delivered at Ipswich, Before the Essex County Lyceum, at Their ...

Daniel Appleton White - Adult education - 1830 - 60 pages
...open one day in the week for lending them to subscribers, on their promissory n otes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon...acquainted with books ; and in a few years were observed bv strangers to be better instructed, and more intelligent than people or the same rank generally are...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...was open one day in the week for lending them to subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated in other towns, and in other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations; reading became fashionable;...
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1834
...was open one day in the week for lending them to subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon...and our people having no public amusements to divert t heir attention from study, became better acquainted with books ; and in a few years were observed...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - 1848 - 612 pages
...opened one day in the week for lending them to the subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon...augmented by donations; reading became fashionable ; and t>ur people, having no public amusements to divert their attention from study, became better acquainted...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...double the value, if not duly returned. The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated in other towns, and in other provinces. The libraries...having no public amusements to divert their attention, became better acquainted with books, and in a few years were observed by strangers to be better instructed...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...opened one day in the week for lending them to subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value, if not duly returned. The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated in other towns, and in other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations ; reading became...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...opened one day in the week for lending them to the subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon...manifested its utility, was imitated by other towns, " Not baving any copy here of what is already written, I know not whether an account is given of the...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Printers - 1856 - 612 pages
...opened one day in the week for lending them to the subscribers, on their promissory notes to pay double the value if not duly returned. The institution soon...few years were observed by strangers to be better in1G5578 structed, and more intelligent than people of the same rank generally are in other countries....
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