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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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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 35

Commerce - 1856
...that the Smithsonian Institution ' is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, bnt the establishment of an 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 Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 2

Art - 1857
...knowledge among men. (2). Tlie bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the...national establishment, as is frequently supposed, bat the establishment of an individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name. (4). The objects of...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 2

Art - 1857
...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 testator. (8). The institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, bat the establishment...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1858
...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 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1858
...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...name. 4. The objects of the Institution are, 1st, to'increase, and 2d, to diffuse knowledge among men. 5. These two objects should not be confounded...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1858
...establishment, as is frequently supposed, but the establishment of an individual, and is to bear aad perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of the Institution...increase, and 2d, to diffuse knowledge among men. 6. These two objects should not be confounded with one another. The first is to enlarge the existing...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1860
...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...perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of the Institution are, first, to increase, and second, to diffuse knowledge among mon. 5. These two objects should not be...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1864
...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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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1865
...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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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 14

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1866
...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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