The first (-twenty-fifth) report, Volume 13, Parts 1840-1867

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Page 3 - That it form no part of the design of this Institution, to furnish religious books — a restriction, however, very far from being meant to preclude the supply of moral tracts, or books of a moral tendency, which, without interfering with the religious sentiments of any person, may be calculated to enlarge the understanding, and improve the character.
Page 51 - That the attention of the society be directed, in the ˝rst instance, to the provision of suitable books of instruction for the use of native schools, in the several languages (English as well as Asiatic), which are, or may be taught in the provinces subject to the presidency of Fort St.
Page v - SOCIETY." 2. That the objects of this Society be the preparation, publication, and cheap or gratuitous supply of works useful in schools and seminaries of learning. 3. That it form no part of the design of this Institution, to furnish religious books — a restriction, however, very far from being meant to preclude the supply of moral tracts, or books of a moral tendency, which, without interfering with the religious sentiments of any person, may be calculated to enlarge the understanding, and improve...
Page 50 - That the committee be likewise empowered to fill up from among the members of the society, any vacancies that may happen in its own number in the period between one annual election of managers and another. — 10. That any number of persons in the country forming themselves into a School-Book Association, auxiliary to the society, and corresponding with it, shall he entitled to the full amount of their annual subscriptions in school books, at cost price.— 11.
Page v - Institution shall be considered Members of the Society, be entitled to vote at the annual election of Managers, and be themselves eligible to the Committee. 11. That the Committee be empowered to...
Page 51 - That the names of subscribers and Benefactors, and a statement of receipts and disbursements, be published annually, with a Report of the proceedings of the Committee.
Page v - That the attention of the Society be directed, in the first instance, to the providing of suitable books of instruction for the use of native schools, in the several languages, (English as well as Asiatic,) which are, or may be taught, in the provinces subject to the presidency of Fort William.
Page 49 - The business of the society shall be conducted by a committee consisting of a president, three other members, a treasurer, and three secretaries, two Chinese and one English ; who shall be chosen annually out of the resident members, at a general meeting.
Page 51 - ... sacrifice what he values for the attainment of his object, no doubt can exist as to his motive or wishes. " It is only since I have been in this room that I have been informed of the rules of this institution; but I cannot help remarking on the wisdom of one, the third, I believe, which states it to be no part of the design of this institution to furnish religious books...
Page v - ... instance, to the provision of suitable books of instruction for the use of native schools, in the several languages (English as well as Asiatic), which are, or may be taught in the provinces subject to the presidency of Fort St. George. — 5. That the business of the institution be conducted by a committee of managers, to be elected annually, at a meeting to be held at such time and place as may be from time to time appointed. — 6. That one or more secretaries and a treasurer be appointed,...

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