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Page 308 - Association," for the purpose of promoting the library interest of the country, by exchanging views, reaching conclusions, and inducing co-operation in all departments of bibliothecal science and economy ; by disposing the public mind to the founding and improving of libraries...
Page 308 - ... and have complied with the provisions of the statutes of this commonwealth in such case made and...
Page 109 - Said directors shall hold office, one-third for one year, one-third for two years, and one-third for three years, from the first...
Page 110 - Against a . . . mill tax for a free public library," specifying in such notice the rate of taxation mentioned in said petition ; and if the majority of all the votes cast in such town, village or township shall be " For the tax for a free public library...
Page 93 - There have been men with deeper insight; but, one would say, never a man with such abundance of thoughts ; he is never dull, never insincere, and has the genius to make the reader care for all that he cares for. The sincerity and marrow of the man reaches to his sentences. I know not anywhere the book that seems less written. It is the language of conversation transferred to a book. Cut these words, and they would bleed ; they are vascular and alive.
Page 110 - The city council of said city shall have power to pass ordinances imposing suitable penalties for the punishment of persons committing injury upon such library or the grounds or other property thereof, and for injury to or failure to return any book belonging to such library.
Page 140 - Overall in the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, the chairman called on Mr. Henry Wilson, of the British Museum, to read his paper : " Remarks on Fac-simile Reproduction.
Page 109 - That the city council of each incorporated city shall have power to establish and maintain a public library and reading room for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of such city, and may levy a tax of not to exceed one mill on the dollar annually...
Page 110 - ... to be held and controlled by such board, when accepted, according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise or bequest of such property ; and as to such property the said board shall be held and considered to be special trustees.
Page 170 - Ways and Means for the Inhabitants of Delaware to become Rich : Wherein the several growths and products of these Countries are demonstrated to be a sufficient Fund for a flourishing Trade.