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" Be it remembered in honor of the Philadelphia youth (then chiefly artificers) that in MDCCXXXI they cheerfully, at the instance of Benjamin Franklin, one of their number, instituted the Philadelphia Library which, though small at first, is become highly... "
Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 104, no. 4, 1960) - Page 366
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 16

Pennsylvania - 1836
...Philadelphia youth, (then chiefly artificers) that in MDCCCXXXI, they cheerfully, at the instance of Brnj >min Franklin, one of their number, instituted the Philadelphia...edifice are now destined to contain and preserve; the first stone of whose foundation was here pi iced the thirty-first day of August, 1789." 1790. By...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 16

Pennsylvania - 1835
...Be it remembered, In honour of the Philadelphia youth, (then chiefly artificers) that in MDCCCXXXI, they cheerfully, at the instance of Benjamin Franklin,...edifice are now destined to contain and preserve; the first stone of whose foundation was here placed the thirty-first day of August, 1789." 1790. By...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840
...the Committee have taken the liberty of adding to it. 'Be it remembered, In honor of the Philadelphia Youth, (Then chiefly artificers,) That, in MDCCXXXI,...Edifice Are now destined to contain and preserve; The first Stone of whose Foundation Was here placed The 31st of August, MDCCLXXXIX.'" The marble statue...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840
...Franklin, One of their Number, Instituted the Philadelphia Library, Which, though small at first, la become highly valuable, and extensively useful. And...Edifice Are now destined to contain and preserve; The first Stone of whose Foundation Was here placed The 31st of August, MDCCLXXXIX.'" The marble statue...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1848 - 612 pages
...the Committee have taken the liberty of adding to it. 'Be it remembered, In honor of the Philadelphia Youth, (Then chiefly artificers,) That, in MDCCXXXI,...Edifice Are now destined to contain and preserve; The first Stone of whose Foundation Was here placed The 31st of August, MDCCLXXXIX.'" The marble statue...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1850
...highly valuable and extensively useful, one of their number, institure'1 the Philadelphia Library, and which the walls of this edifice are now destined to contain atid preserve; the first stone of whose foundation was here placed the thirty-first day of August,...
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Notices of Public Libraries in the United States of America

Charles Coffin Jewett - Astronomy - 1851 - 214 pages
...in MDCCXXXl, they cheerfully, at the instance of Benjamin Franklin, one of their number, institute^ the Philadelphia Library, which, though small at first,...this edifice are now destined to contain and preserve ; the first stone of whose foundation was here placed the thirty-first day of August, 1789.' " 1790,...
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Notices of Public Libraries in the United States of America

Charles Coffin Jewett - Astronomy - 1851 - 220 pages
...valuable »nd extensively useful, , one of their number, institute! the Philadelphia Library, i'.. and which the walls of this edifice are now destined to contain and preserve; , ' • i ' the first stone of whose foundation . was here placed the thirty-first day of August, 1789.'...
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Manual of Public Libraries, Institutions and Societies in the United States ...

William Jones Rhees - Libraries - 1859 - 724 pages
...committee have taken the liberty of adding to it : ' Be it remembered, in honor of the Philadelphia youth (then chiefly artificers), that in MDCCXXXI,...this edifice are now destined to contain and preserve ; the first stone of whose foundation " 1790. By the 30th of December, 1790, the books were all removed...
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Biographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of Books Published ...

Nicolas Trübner - 1859 - 554 pages
...: — Be it remembered in honour of the Philadelphia youth (then chiefly artificers), that in 1731, they cheerfully, (at the instance of Benjamin Franklin,...this edifice are now destined to contain and preserve ; the first stone of whose foundation was here placed the 31&t Aug., 1789. The collection founded by...
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