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Literary and Philosophical Society of New York:

THE CHARTER, LAWS, AND REGULATIONS...WITH A LIST OF THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS.

C.S. Van Winkle, Printer to the University, New York: 1818 Contemporary plain wrappers, later [?] stitching. 19, [1] pp. Untrimmed, tanned, Very Good. The first printing of the founding documents of this organization, incorporated in March 1815. De Witt Clinton, James Kent, David Hosack, Robert Fulton, Cadwallader Colden, Brockholst Livingston, James Renwick, Rufus King, and William Sampson were among the incorporators. Its purpose was to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and to encourage research and publication, of history, political science, medicine, chemistry, 'natural philosophy,' mathematics, geography, astronomy, husbandry, manufactures, and the useful arts. Members are listed alphabetically at pages 11-19, and the Officers at page 20. FIRST EDITION. AI 44591 [4]. Sabin 53761. Not in Rink, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 17537

Price: $250.00

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