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" Nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion that there is nothing which can better deserve your patronage than the promotion of science and literature. "
Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress - Page 4428
by United States. Congress - 1929
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The New Landers: An Early American Novel

Charlotte Kramer - Fiction - 2006 - 398 pages
...importance, and will, I am persuaded, be duly attended to...nor am I less persuaded that you will agree with me in opinion that there is nothing which can...country the surest basis of public happiness.'''' Daniel preened. "Knowledge? Did I hear the president say knowledge brings happiness?" Daniel said loud...
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Patrons of Enlightenment

Edward Andrew - Philosophy - 2006 - 284 pages
...monarchies had. Indeed, President Washington's first annual message to Congress on 8 January 1790 declared: 'There is nothing which can better deserve your patronage, than the promotion of Science and Literature.'83 Washington desired a national university for this end, while Jefferson hoped that the...
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Patent Law Reform: Injunctions and Damages : Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Intellectual Property - Damages - 2007 - 170 pages
...George Washington reminded legislators of the importance of progress in science and the arts, observing that "there is nothing which can better deserve your...patronage than the promotion of science and literature." Less than six months later, the First Congress passed the first Patent Act, which President Washington...
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