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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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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1867
...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...of an individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his ņamo. 4. The objects of the Institution are, 1st, to increase, and, 2d, to diffuse knowledge among...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1868
...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...of an individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his namo. 4. The objects of the Institution are, 1st, to increase, and, 2d, to diffuse knowledge among...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 12

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1869
...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...diffuse knowledge among men. 5. These two objects sliould not be confounded with one another. The first is to enlarge the existing stock of knowledge...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1873
...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 lid, to diffuse knowledge among men. 5. These two objects should not be confounded with one another....
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Science - 1873
...is for the benefit of mankind. The Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry oitt the design of the testator. 3. The Institution is...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 among...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 17

Science - 1879 - 1008 pages
...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, but the establishment...
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A Memorial of Joseph Henry

Smithsonian Institution, United States. Congress - Electromagnetism - 1880 - 528 pages
...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...increase, and 2d, to diffuse knowledge among men. 6. The will makes no restriction in favor of any particular kind of knowledge ; hence all branches...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 17

Science - 1880 - 1008 pages
...The government of tho United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the testator. 8. The institution is not a national establishment, as...individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name. 4. Tho objects of the institution are — 1st, to increase, and 2d, to diffuse knowledge among men. 6....
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 17

Science - 1880
...The government of tie United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the testator. 8. The institution is not a national establishment, as...establishment of an individual, and is to bear and perpetual his name. 4. The objects of the institution are — 1st, to increase, and 2d, to diffuse...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 17

1880
...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, but the establishment...
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