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Whereas the governor and Company of the English colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America, by an act passed at their session in February, 1764, incorporated certain persons ... to found and endow a college, or university, in the said colony . : We therefore, the subscribers ... promise ... to pay, unto Job Bennett, Esq ; treasurer of the corporation ... the several sums affixed to our names ... Preview this item
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Whereas the governor and Company of the English colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America, by an act passed at their session in February, 1764, incorporated certain persons ... to found and endow a college, or university, in the said colony . : We therefore, the subscribers ... promise ... to pay, unto Job Bennett, Esq ; treasurer of the corporation ... the several sums affixed to our names ...

Publisher: [Providence?] : [Printed by John Carter?], [1770?]
Series: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 42070.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 55830047
Notes: In 1769 and 1770 a contest was conducted by several of the towns being considered for the permanent site of the college. A portion of this subscription was designated as unconditional while the remaining sum was offered on the condition that Providence be selected as the permanent site.
John Carter was the only printer active at Providence at this time.
Names of the subscribers and the amounts pledged printed in two columns.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985]. 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42070).
Description: 1 sheet ([2] pages)
Series Title: Early American imprints., First series ;, no. 42070.

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