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" I mean stock to remain in this country, 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. "
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections - Page 751
1880
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American Journal of Science, Volumes 61-70

Science - 1855
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which 1 mean stock to remain in this country, 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...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1855
...100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which 1 mean stock to remain in this country, 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...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 33

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...Dflspring of lofty sentiments, not of disordered imaginations. James Smithson limited his estate over to the United States of America, to found at Washington,...increase and diffusion of knowledge among men, and the gift was carried into effect. A late distinguished citizen of this state gave, by his will, to the...
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The New-York Review, Volume 7

1840
...to John Fitall, (and for the security and payment of which I mean stock to remain in this country,) to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian institution, an estabUiltment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 14

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1846
...children he may have had under the age of 21 years, or intestate," the property in question was 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...
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Report of the Organization Committee of the Smithsonian Institution: With ...

Smithsonian Institution - Research institutes - 1847 - 32 pages
....100 to John Fitall, and for the security and payment of which I mean stock to remain in this country, 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...
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The Seat of Government of the United States: A Review of the Discussions, in ...

Viator - United States - 1848 - 69 pages
...Great Britain, having by his last will and testament given the whole of his properly to the Ut.ited States of America, to found at Washington, under the...increase and diffusion of knowledge among men ; and whereas Congress have heretofore received eaid property and accepted said trust: therefore, for the...
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Stryker's American Register and Magazine, Volume 3

History, Modern - 1849
...SERVE AS A GUIDE IN ADOPTING A FLAN OF ORGANIZATION. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. 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...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress, 1st Session

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1849
...SERVE AS A GUIDE IN ADOPTIXC; A PLAN OF ORGANIZATION. 1. WILL OF SMITHSON. 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 o! knowledge among...
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The Half Century: Or, A History of the Changes that Have Taken Place, and ...

Emerson Davis - Education - 1851 - 444 pages
...SMITHSON, of London, who died about 1827, at Genoa, had bequeathed the reversion of his whole estate to the United States of America, to " found at Washington, under the name of the SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men."...
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