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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Page 27
by American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1866
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The Monthly Review

1797
...donation of . ; oco in tht three per cent. stock, for the purpose of founding ior ever a biennial premium ' to the author of the most important discovery,...published by printing, or in any way made known to the p1iblic, iu any part of Europe, during the preceding two years, on /<;it or on light.' The Society...
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A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century: Part the First in ..., Volume 3

Samuel Miller - Art, Modern - 1805
...count Rumford, who in 1796 made a donation of the above sum, the interest of which is to be appligd and given once every second year, as a premium to...the most important discovery, or useful improvement, on Light or on Heat, which shall be made known to the public in any part of the continent -of America,...
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American Annals: Or, a Chronological History of America, from Its ..., Volume 2

Abiel Holmes - America - 1805
...thousand dollars to the American K^^J. Academy of Arts and Sciences ; the interest of which is to be given once every second year, as a premium to the author of the most important discovery or im- -tv^nn?* provement on heat and light, in any part of Amen* •" ca, orr in any of the American...
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The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on ..., Volume 2

1806
...of " the academy, to the end, that the interest of the same may " be by them and by their successors received from time to " time forever, and the amount of the same applied and giv" en, once every second year, as a premium to the author of ** the most important discovery, or...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register, Volume 2

English literature
...contributor, l,000l. stock in the 3 per cent consols, with a view that the interest be applied every two years as a premium to the author of the most important discovery or useful improvement which shall be made known to the public in any part of Europe, during (he preceding two years, on heat or light; the preference...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1814
...1 0001. stock in the 3 per cent consols*, with a view that the interest be applied every two years as a premium to the author of the most important discovery or useful improvement which shall be made known to the publick in any part of Europe, during the preceding two yean, on heat or light; the preference...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register, Volume 1

English literature - 1814
...distinguished contributor, 1000/. stock in the t per cent consols, the interest to be applied every two years as a premium to the author of the most important discovery or useful improvement made known to the public in any part of Europe, during the preceding two )*ars, on heat or light; the...
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The Journal of Foreign Medical Science and Literature, Volume 5

Samuel Emlen - Medicine - 1815
...1,0<)0/. stock in the 3 per cent consols, \vith a view that the interest be applied every two years as a premium to the author of the most important discovery or useful improvement which shall be made known to the public in any part of Europe, during the preceding two years, on heat or light; the preference...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - Biography - 1815
...London, of which he •was a member, loool. 3 per cent, stock, the interest of which was to be applied every second year as a premium to the author of the most important discovery on the subjects of heat and light made public in any part of Europe during the preceding two years...
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Memoirs, Volume 4, Parts 1-2

American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 1818
...fellows of the Academy to the end, that the interest of the same may be by them and by their successors received from time to time forever, and the amount of the same applied aad given once every second year as a premium, to the author of the most important discovery or useful...
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