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" for the purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts ; and for providing one General Repository for the better reception and more convenient use of the said collections ; and of the Cottonian... "
Librorum impressorum qui in Museo britannico adservantur catalogus
by British Museum. Department of Printed Books - 1815
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Environs of London: Western Division

John Fisher Murray - London (England) - 1842 - 356 pages
...collection. After his death, Parliament fulfilled the intentions of the legacy by passing an act " for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart., and of the Harleian Collection of MSS., and for procuring one general repository for the better...
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A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume 1

Johann Beckmann - Inventions - 1846
...comprised in his collection. Parliament fulfilled the terms of the legacy, and in 1753 an act was passed "for the purchase of the museum or collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart, and of the Harleian collection of MSS., and for procuring one general repository for the better...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1891
...of Parliament made in the •renty-sixth year of the reign of his present Majesty, Intitled an Act for the Purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane and of the Harleian Coléction of Manuscripts, and for providing one general bepoeitory for the better reception and more...
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A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course: Including ...

John Fisher Murray - Thames River - 1849 - 356 pages
...collection. After his death, Parliament fulfilled the intentions of the legacy by passing an act " for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart., and of the Harleian Collection of MSS., and for procuring one general repository for the better...
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Modern London; or, London as it is [by P. Cunningham]. [10 eds. Title varies].

Peter Cunningham - 1851
...less than it was said to have cost him. The offer was at once accepted, and an Act passed in 1753, "for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart., and of the Harleian Collection of MSS., and procuring one general repository for the better...
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London in 1853 ...

Peter Cunningham - London (England) - 1853 - 316 pages
...less than it was said to have cost him. The offer was at once accepted, and an Act passed in 1753, "for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart., and of the Harleian Collection of MSS., and procuring one general repository for the better...
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Handbook to the Library of the British Museum: Containing a Brief History of ...

Richard Sims - Libraries - 1854 - 418 pages
...Sloane died on the llth of January, 1753, and in the month of June of the same year an Act was passed, " For the purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts ; and for providing one general repository for the better reception and more convenient...
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Thick-skinned Quadrupeds

William Jardine - Pachydermata - 1856 - 248 pages
...that Parliament immediately closed with the offer; and, in 1753, an act was passed, entitled, " An Act for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. and of the Harleian collection of MSS. and for procuring one general repository for the better...
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London in 1856

John Murray (Firm), Peter Cunningham - London (England) - 1856 - 316 pages
...less than it was said to have cost him. The offer was at once accepted, and an Act passed in 1753, "for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart., and of the Harleian Collection of MSS., and procuring one general repository for the better...
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The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of ...

William Thomas Lowndes - English literature - 1858 - 3363 pages
...2s. 6d. Acts of Parliament, Statutes and Rules relating to the British Museum. 1768. 8vo. Act of 26 Geo. II. for the Purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Ëloane, and of the Harleian Collection of MSS. and for providing of one general Repository for the...
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