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" I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony... "
The Christian Spectator - Pagina 93
1827
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Rising in the World, Or, Architects of Fate: A Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 478 pagina’s
...ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions think." "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony ; " such were the words of ten ministers who in the year 1700 assembled at the village of Branford...
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The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 5

William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Francis Trevelyan Miller - 1899
...meeting in Branford each of them brought a number of books and presented them with these words ; — " I give these books for the founding of a College in this Colony." In 1701 the assembly granted a charter and determined that the school should be at Saybrook. In 1716 the...
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Historic Towns of New England

Lyman P. Powell - 1898
...forming the society met at Branford, and each donated a few volumes, saying as he laid them down : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Forty books were given, forming the nucleus of the great University Library. The first public commencement...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - 1898
...fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said : .' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - 1898
...fathers, who, in 1700, assembled at Branford, and each one, laying a few volumes on a table, said : .' I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony.' " But the political education of the people is due to the happy organization of towns, which here,...
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Historic Towns of New England

Lyman Pierson Powell - 1899 - 599 pagina’s
...forming the society met at Branford, and each donated a few volumes, saying as he laid them down : " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Forty books were given, forming the nucleus of the great University Library. The first public commencement...
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A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1899 - 382 pagina’s
...1700, ten Connecticut clergymen came together, and each one laying some books on the table, said, " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." It was afterward called Yale College, in honor of Elihu Yale of England, who gave it a large sum of...
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A Book for All Readers: Designed as an Aid to the Collection, Use, and ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford - 1900 - 509 pagina’s
...Library was founded, ten Connecticut ministers met together at Lyme, each bringing a number of books, and saying, "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such was the foundation of Yale University, an institution that has done inestimable service to the...
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Library of American History: History of the United States

James William Buel, John Clark Ridpath, Marcus Joseph Wright - 1900
...colonial muskets. Thereupon Fletcher retreated from the contest and Connecticut retained her liberties. " I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." Such were the words of ten ministers who, in the year 1700, met at the village of Branford, a few miles...
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Jukes-Edwards: A Study in Education and Heredity

Albert Edward Winship - 1900 - 82 pagina’s
...brought from his library some of his most valuable books, and laying them upon Mr. Russell's table, said: "I give these books for the founding of a college in this colony." This produced a profound impression upon the clergymen of Connecticut, notably upon the graduates of...
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