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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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A Guide to the Exhibition Galleries of the British Museum, Bloomsbury ...

British Museum - 1883 - 176 pages
...dates Foundation, its actual foundation from the year 17-53, when an Act of Parliament 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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The Yearbook of the Scientific and Learned Societies of Great Britain and ...

Great Britain - 1903
...British Museum dates its actual foundation from the year 1753, when an Act of Parliament 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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Museums and Art Galleries

Thomas Greenwood - Art museums - 1888 - 419 pages
...a few brief particulars of its general characteristics. An Act of Parliament was passed in 1753, " 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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The Andover Review, Volume 14

Religion - 1890
...of the Sibylline leaves that the age had in its keeping. In 1753 an act of Parliament 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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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 1

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - London (England) - 1891
...than it was said to have cost him. The offer was accepted, and an Act passed in 1753, 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 providing one general repository for the better...
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A General Guide to the British Museum (Natural History), London: With Plans ...

British Museum (Natural History) - 1893 - 78 pages
...Museum dates its actual foundation from the year Foundation. 1753, when an Act of Parliament 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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The Library World, Volume 7

Libraries - 1905
...statute constituting the British Museum.' This was promulgated as " 26 Gfcrge //., c. 22, 1753. An Act for .the purchase of the Museum or collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of tlie Harleian Collection of Manuscripts, nnd /or providing one general repository for the better reception...
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English Book Collectors

William Younger Fletcher - Book collectors - 1902 - 448 pages
...of its real value. This application was favourably received, and in June 1753 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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Journal of Botany, British and Foreign

Botany - 1904
...British Museum was established by Parliament in 1753, under the provisions of 26 Geo. II. ch. 22, an Act 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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Geological Magazine

Henry Woodward - Geology - 1904
...actual foundation of the British Museum dates from the year 1753, when an Act of Parliament 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 lor the better reception and more convenient...
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