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" President John Adams created a reference library for Congress when the seat of government was moved to the new capital city of Washington in 1800. He began by providing $5,000 "for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress—and... "
How to Build a Digital Library - Page 12
by Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge - 2002 - 518 pages
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An Abridgement of the Laws of the United States: Or, A Complete Digest of ...

William Graydon - Law - 1803 - 639 pages
...which shall be advanced in pursuance of this a£t, and the interest accruing thereon. 19. SECT. V. For the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of congress at the said city of Washington, and for fitting up a suitable apartment for containing...
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Catalogue de la bibliothèque de Son Exc. M. Le comte D. Boutourlin

Graf Dimitrīĭ Petrovich Buturlin - Incunabula - 1831 - 482 pages
...removal and accommodation of the Government of the United States, the sum of $5,000 was appropriated for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress at the city of Washington, for fitting up a suitable apartment for containing them, and...
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The African Repository, Volume 19

African Americans - 1843
...section of this Act, to the erection, purchase, or hire of school houses—paymest of teachers, and the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of ¿ SC hools. “ SEC. 6. .,.4'nd be it further enacted—That the elections for the school committees,...
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An American Almanac and Treasury of Facts, Statistical, Financial ..., Volume 3

Almanacs - 1879
...Library of Congress was founded, April 34th, 1800, by the modest appropriation of live thousand dollars " for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress, at the said city of Washington," there was no library in the United States exceeding fifteen...
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American Almanac and Treasury of Facts, Statistical, Financial, and Political

Ainsworth Rand Spofford - Almanacs - 1880
...Library of Congress was founded, April 24th, 1800, by the modest appropriation of five thousand dollars " for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress, at the said city of Washington," there was no library in the United States exceeding fifteen...
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American Almanac and Treasury of Facts, Statistical, Financial, and Political

Almanacs, American - 1880
...Library of Congress was founded, April 34th, 1800, by the modest appropriation of live thousand dollars " for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress, at the said city of Washington," there was no library in the United States exceeding fifteen...
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Bookmart, Volumes 1-2

Richard Halkett - Bibliography - 1883
...and accommodation of the Government of the United States." This act appropriated the sum .*5,000 " for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress at the ssid city of Washington, and for fitting up a suitable apartment for containing...
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The African Repository, Volume 19

African Americans - 1843
...section of this Act, to the erection, purchase, or hire of school houses—payment of teachers, and the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of the sc hools. "Sec. 6. And be it further enacted—That the elections for the school committees,...
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... Papers Prepared for the World's Library Congress Held at the Columbian ...

American Library Association - Library science - 1896 - 2 pages
...naturally been perpetuated in the statutes. Beginning with the modest appropriation of $5,000 in 1800 "for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress at the city of Washington," etc., * Library of— Patent Office Post-Office Depjirtment...
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... Papers Prepared for the World's Library Congress Held at the Columbian ...

American Library Association - Library science - 1896 - 2 pages
...naturally been perpetuated in the statutes. Beginning with the modest appropriation of $5,000in 1800 "for the purchase of such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress at the city of Washington," etc., Library of — ' Patent Office . Number of volumes. 50,...
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