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" I can not presume it to be unseasonable! to invite your attention to the advantages of superadding to the means of education provided by the several states a seminary of learning instituted by the national legislature, within the limits of their exclusive... "
Cobbett's Political Register - Page 51
edited by - 1811
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Records, Volume 20

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1917
...by Jefferson, of a national university at the capital, "the expense of which," he suggests, in 1810, "might be defrayed or reimbursed out of the vacant...which have accrued to the nation within those limits." In 1815 he said: "Such an institution claims the patronage of Congress as a monument of their solicitude...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 20

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1917
...by Jefferson, of a national university at the capital, "the expense of which," he suggests, in 1810, "might be defrayed or reimbursed out of the vacant...which have accrued to the nation within those limits." In 1815 he said: "Such an institution claims the patronage of Congress as a monument of their solicitude...
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Hearings

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education - 1928
...instituted by the National Legislature within the limits of their exclusive jurisdiction, the expense of which might be defrayed or reimbursed out of the vacant...which have accrued to the Nation within those limits." I quote the following from a work by John Cleaves Henderson entitled Thomas Jefferson's Views on Education:...
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A Free and Ordered Space: The Real World of the University

A. Bartlett Giamatti - Education - 1990 - 306 pages
...argue for a national university by denying its national character. "Such an institution," says Madison, "though local in its legal character, would be universal in its beneficial effects."* Madison emphasizes the particular, not the general, character of a national, not a local, entity. In...
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James Madison's "Advice to My Country"

James Madison - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 119 pages
...instituted by the national Legislature, within the limits of their exclusive jurisdiction; the expence of which might be defrayed, or reimbursed, out of the...Nation, within those limits. Such an Institution, tho' local in its legal character, would be universal in its beneficial effects. By enlightening the...
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The Statesman's Manual: Containing the Addresses and Messages of ..., Volume 1

United States. President - Presidents - 1858
...instituted by the national legislature, within the limits of their exclusive jurisdiction, the expense of which might be defrayed or reimbursed out of the vacant...enlightening the opinions, by expanding the patriotism, and by assimilating the principles, the sentiments, and the manners of those who might resort to this...
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Records, Volume 19

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1916
...December 5, 1810. He enlarges upon the reasons which prevailed with Washington in the following words : "Such an institution, though local in its legal character,...enlightening the opinions, by expanding the patriotism, and by assimilating the principles, the sentiments, and the manners of those who might resort to this...
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