Charters, Acts of the Legislature, Official Documents and Records Volume 1

Charters, Acts of the Legislature, Official Documents and Records Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...in scientific investigation. Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee on the Library to cause to be prepared and to submit a suitable design for such medal, the design conforming as nearly as practicable to the suggestions contained in the will. Resolved, That one such medal be awarded at Commencement at the close of every quinquennial period, dating from the 17th day of July, 1889, to such person, if any, whether a citizen of the United States or of any other country, as shall, within the five years next preceding, have made such discovery in physical or astronomical science, or such novel application of science to purposes beneficial to the human race, as, in the judgment of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, shall be esteemed most worthy of such honor. And at a meeting of the Trustees held on the 7th day of December, 1891, the Clerk submitted a communication from the Home Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences, accepting the duty of selecting the name of the person who from time to time may be judged by the Academy most worthy to receive the Barnard Medal, and of declaring its opinion to the Trustees of Columbia College. Trustees' Minutes, Vol. XII, pages 27 and 59. Statutes, Sections 327 and 412. Last W1ll And Testament New York County Of Proved October 7, 1892 Margaret M. Barnard Recorded, Liber 472 of Wills, page 177 EXTRACT FROM THE WILL The portrait of my husband taken when he was about thirty-four years old I give to Columbia College. Whatever I may leave in the way of money or real estate must go to augment the sum left by my husband to Columbia College.... My husband's best gold watch must be sold or disposed of in such manner as also to increase the fund left by Mr. Barnard for the college...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856392
  • 9781236856395