A general idea of the College of Mirania [microform] ; with a sketch of the method of teaching science and religion, in the several classes: and some account of its rise, establishment and buildings. Address'd more immediately to the consideration of the trustees nominated, by the Legislature, to receive proposals, &c. relating to the establishment of a college in the province of New-York. : [Three lines of quotations in Latin].
- Smith, William, 1727-1803
- New-York : Printed and sold by J. Parker and W. Weyman, at the new printing-office in Beaver-Street, 1753. (Price one shilling and six pence.)
- Physical Description:
- 86 pages ; 20 cm
- Errata statement, p. ., Outlining "a purely fictitious institution" to show the kind of college William Smith thought suitable for a new country. The concept informed the founding of the University of Pennsylvania. Cf. Wood, G.B. Early hist. of the Univ. of Penn. (1896)., Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint transcription., Signed on p. 81: W. Smith., and ONLINE VERSION AVAILABLE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Other Forms:
- Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 7121).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Evans, C. American bibliography, 7121
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