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" I turn'd my thoughts again to the affair of establishing an academy. The first step I took was to associate in the design a number of active friends, of whom the Junto furnished a good part; the next was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled Proposals... "
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1818 - 449 pages
...associate in the design a number of active friends, of whom the Junto furnished a good part: the next was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled, Proposals relating to the Education o/' Youth in Pennsylvania." This 1 distributed among the principal inhabitants gratis: and as soon...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1842 - 180 pages
...The first step he took was to associate in the design a number of his active friends ; the next was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled " Proposals relating to the Education of Youth in Philadelphia." This he distributed among the principal inhabitants, and in a short time opened a...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 488 pages
...associate in the design a number of active friends, of whom the Junto furnished a good part; the next was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled Proposals...minds a little prepared by the perusal of it, I set on fcot a subscription for opening and supporting an academy. It was to bo paid in quotas yearly for five...
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Select Works, Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - 1856 - 502 pages
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Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1859
...the Junto furnished a good part: the next was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled, " 1'ropoxals relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania,"...distributed among the principal inhabitants gratis : and as sxm as I could suppose their minds a little prepared by the perusal of it, I set on foot a subscription...
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Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

James Parton - 1864 - 710 pages
...circles of Philadelphia. The next step was to propitiate the public ; which he accomplished by writing a pamphlet, entitled, " Proposals relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania," a copy of which ho caused to be delivered to each of the subscribers to the Gazette. This pamphlet...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volume 1

United States. Bureau of Education - 1894
...an academy. His first step was to secure the cooperation of a number of active friends; the next was to write and publish a pamphlet entitled Proposals...Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania. In this he proposed that some persons of leisure and public spirit be incorporated with power to erect...
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Annual Address of Claudius H. Mastin, M.D.: With the Proceedings of The ...

Claudius Henry Mastin - 1874 - 77 pages
...was ended that Franklin again turned his attention to the subject of education. His first step was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled " Proposals...Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania." This was freely distributed among the inhabitants of the colony, and shortly afterwards a subscription was...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...associate in the design a number of active friends, of whom the Junto furnished a. good part ; the next was to write and publish a pamphlet, entitled Proposals relating to the Education of Toutl1 in Pennsylvania. This I distributed among the principal inhabitants gratis ; and as soon as...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...turned my thoughts again to the affair of establishing an Academy." This was in 1749. Again he wrote a pamphlet, entitled, Proposals relating to the Education of youth in Pennsylvania, which was distributed gratis among the principal inhabitants. In it, he set forth a liberal plan of...
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