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" The Long Vacation was at an end, and in that November, the prospectus of the new society was privately circulated. It said,—" The object of the Society is strictly limited to what its title imports, namely, the imparting useful information to all classes... "
A Digest of the Common School System of the State of New York: Together with ... - Page 48
by Samuel Sidwell Randall - 1844 - 335 pages
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A discourse of the objects, advantages, and pleasures of science [by H.P ...

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1827
...USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. THE OBJECT of the Society is strictly limited to what its title imports, namely, the imparting useful information to all classes of the...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, or may prefer learning by themselves. The plan proposed for the attainment of this object, is the periodical...
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Missionary Register, Volume 15

Missions - 1827
...— The Object of the Society is strictly limited to what its title imports, namely, the imparting of useful information to all classes of the community...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, or may prefer learning by themselves. The Plan proposed for the attainment of this object, is the periodical...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 7

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1827
...US-EPUL KNOWI.KfifiE. The object of the society ig said to be strictly limited to " the impartin if pf useful information to all classes of the community,...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, er inav prefer learning by themselves ;" and the plan by which it is proposed to attain this object,...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volume 3

1827
...arc pleased to call, talent, the object of which is avowed in their prospectus, to be the imparting " to all classes of the community, particularly to such...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers," a knowledge of Hydrostatics ! Hydraulics!! Pneumatics ! ! ! and, in fact, the whole circle of the Sciences!!!!...
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The Christian Spectator

Theology - 1827
...respectability for their learning, and rank in public life. The object of the society is to impart useful information to all classes of the community,...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, or may prefer learning by themselves : and for this purpose the subjects arc stripped of many technicalities,...
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The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

Washington Irving - America - 1829 - 311 pages
...of the most eminent, scientific, and literary gentlemen in Great Britain, "whose object is to impart useful information to all classes of the community,...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, or may prefer learning by themselves. Two Treatises will be published every month, under the direction...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 17

1831
...sanction, we find " The object of the Society is strictly limited to what its title imports, namely, the imparting useful information to all classes of the...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, or may prefer learning by themselves." The Society commenced their labours by a set of Treatises, the...
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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of the Right Honourable Henry ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1832 - 259 pages
...treatises, under the direction, and with the " sanction of a Superintending Committee, to " impart useful information to all classes of the " community,...unable " to avail themselves of experienced teachers." Of this Committee, Mr. Brougham was appointed Chairman, which situation he still continues to hold....
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History of the middle and working classes

John Wade - Great Britain - 1833 - 604 pages
...announcement of the society it is stated, that the object of the association is strictly limited to " the imparting useful information to all classes of the...unable to avail themselves of experienced teachers, or may prefer learning by themselves." The plan proposed for the attainment of this end is, the periodical...
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Prospectus, Issues 1-2

American Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Education - 1837
...origin in 1827. The Prospectus issued by the Committee, declared its exclusive object to be, to " impart useful information to all classes of the community, particularly to such as were unable to avail themselves (if experienced teachers, or who might prefer learning by themselves."...
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