Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania Volume 9

Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...of your affairs, and who have excepted the trust, to spare no exertions, and to avoid no reasonable expense. Impressed with these views, this Board adopted at their very first meeting the project of holding an exhibition in 1831, and at their first stated meeting, they decided that as no views of mercenary profits influenced the Institute in their establishment, all the proceeds from the sale of tickets of admission. should go to the defraying of the expenses of the exhibition, and that any surplus funds should be appropriated to the improvement of subsequent ones. Accordingly the expenditures of the last exhibition have been upon a more liberal scale than those of any that preceded it. Our actuary was sent to visit the principal manufacturing towns and establishments in the United States, in order to establish a personal connexion between the proprietors and the Institute They were invited to send their goods to our exhibitions, the objects and character of which were fully and that it will be preceded by an address by a member of the Institute. Those to whom honorary mentions have been awarded, will at the same time receive the certificates which have been prepared for them: The Journal of the Institute has been continued with every possible attention. The valuable services of our esteemed editor, Dr. Jones, have been secured for a continued period by a new arrangement equally satisfactory to himself and to the Institute, and the difficulties and obstacles produced by his distant residence have been removed by the assiduity of a committee of the Board. The Journal has, during the last year, contained more original matter than at any former period. It includes the description of four hundred and seventytwo American patents, with remarksupon...show more

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  • Paperback | 486 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560124
  • 9781236560124