The History Of The Boston Athenæum; With Biographical Notices Of Its Deceased Founders

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byJosiah Quincy

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. PROGRESS OF THE INSTITUTION -- THE EXTERIOR Or THE NEW BUILDING ERECTED AT AN EXPENSE EXCEEDING THE ESTIMATES -- THE OCCASION OF THAT EXCESS -- THE PRINCIPAL LIBRARY-ROOM ORDERED TO BE FINISHED, AND THE OTHER PARTS OF THE INTERIOR TO BE LEFT UNFINISHED -- A PROJECT TO CONVERT THE ATHEN.SUM INTO A CITY LIBRARY, DISCUSSED AND REJECTED-- DEATH OF ENCOH HALE, ONE OF THE TRUSTEES -- VOTE ON THAT OCCASION -- PART OF THE LIBRARY OF WASHINGTON RECEIVED -- THE MAIN LIBRARY-ROOM FINISHED, THE BOOKS REMOVED AND ARRANGED, AND ITS OCCUPATION AUTHORIZED -- MEASURES ADOPTED FOR RAISING THE FUNDS NECESSARY FOR COMPLETING THE INTERIOR OF THE NEW BUILDING--THE DEATH OF JOHN BROMFIELD ANNOUNCED AND APPROPRIATELY NOTICED -- THE SALE OF THE ESTATE IN PEARL STREET RATIFIED BY THE PROPRIETORS -- COMMITTEE RAISED FOR OBTAINING THE NECESSARY FUNDS FOR FINISHING THE NEW BUILDING -- THEIR REPORT -- THANKS OF THE PROPRIETORS FOR THEIR SUCCESSFUL LABORS, AND VOTES PASSED FOR GIVING FULL EFFECT TO THEIR PROCEEDINGS -- COMMITTEE RAISED, WITH AUTHORITY TO SELL NEW SHARES SUFFICIENT FOR THAT OBJECT, AND TO TAKE MEASURES TO COMPLETE THE NEW BUILDING. At the annual meeting of the Proprietors in January, 1848, after the election of officers,* the Treasurer reported that the income of the last year, applicable to general expenses, was $3,950-47 And the general expenses and books were . 6,242-98 That the balance last year to the credit of the Fine Arts fund was ... $ 1,307-43 That during the year 1847 there had been received ...... 1,382-83 2,690-26 Amount brought over, . . . . $ 2,690-26 That there had been paid the past year 1,298-07 * Officers chosen in 1848. -- President, Thomas G. Cary ;-- Vice-President, John A.Lowell; -- Treasurer, Josiah Quincy, Jr.; -- Secretary, Henry T. Park...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. PROGRESS OF THE INSTITUTION -- THE EXTERIOR Or THE NEW BUILDING ERECTED AT AN EXPENSE EXCEEDING THE ESTIMATES -- THE OC...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217590055

ISBN - 13:9780217590051

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