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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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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1872
...bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The government of the United States is merely a trustee to curry out the design of the testator. 3. The Institution...national establishment, as is frequently supposed, Imt the establishment of an individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of the...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1869
...bequest is for the benefit of mankind. The government of the United States is merely a trustee to cany out the design of the testator. 3. The Institution is not a national establishment, as is frequently supjwsed, but the establishment of an individual, and is to bear and perpetuate his name. 4. The objects...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Part 1

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1890
...4. The objects of the Institution arc(l) to increase, and (2) to diffuse knowledge among men. •r>. These two objects should not be confounded with one another. The first is to enlarge the existing stock of knowledge by the addition of new truths; and tho 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 - 1860
...of Organization. 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. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. The property is bequeathed to the United States of America, '' to found at Washington,...
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Ephraim George Squier and the Development of American Anthropology

Terry A. Barnhart - Social Science - 2005 - 425 pages
...intentions of Smithson's will. As Henry said in presenting the plan of the organization to the public, "The institution is not a national establishment as...individual and is to bear and perpetuate his name." 2 Henry shared the conviction of many scientists then and now that science and the origination and...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 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...perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of the Institution afe, 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, Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1867
...knowledge among men." 2. The hequest is for the henefit of mankind . The government of the United States is merely a trustee to carry out the design of the...but the establishment of an individual, and is to hear and perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of the Institution are, 1st, to inerease, and, 2d, to...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Science - 1865
...to bear and perpetuate his name. 4. The objects of the Institution are, 1st, to increase, and 2d, *D diffuse knowledge among men. 5. These two objects...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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