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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 United States Government: Its Organization and Practical Workings ...

George N. Lamphere - Executive departments - 1880 - 297 pages
...knowledge among men. 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. The Institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supposed, but the establishment of...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 21

Smithsonian Institution - Chemistry - 1881 - 68 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...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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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 21

Smithsonian Institution - Chemistry - 1881 - 68 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 are...
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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volume 21

1881
...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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Scientific Writings of Joseph Henry, Volume 30, Issue 1

Joseph Henry - Meteorology - 1886
...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 - 1890
...knowledge among men." 2. The bei|iicst is for the benefit of mankind. Tho Government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the...to bear and perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of (he Institution are (1) to increase, and (2) to diffuse knowledge among men. r>. These two objects...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1890
...knowledge union).; men." SJ. 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...The Institution is not a national establishment, as infrequently supposed, but the establishment of an individual, ami is to bear and perpetuate his name....
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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS OF MATTHEW VASSAR

ELIZABETH HAZELTON HAIGHT - 1916
...established for the benefit of mankind, is not a national Institution as many suppose, but the Government is merely a Trustee to carry out the design of the Testator. The amount of that Bequest was (I think) some half a Million of dollars. It holds perhaps from 1/3...
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Independent Offices Appropriations

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations - Executive departments - 1925
...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...individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name." 1863 : " The executive committee of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution reports the...
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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...should not be confounded with one another. The first ia to enlarge the existing stock of knowledge by the addition of new truths; and the second, to disseminate...
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