Excerpt From Journal Of The Franklin Institute Of The State Of Pennsylvania, 1828, Vol 5 Devoted To The Mechanic Arts, Manufactures, General Science, And The Recording Of American And Other Patented InventionsSince The Publication Of The Last Volume Of The Franklin Journal, 3 Material Change Has Taken Place In The Tenure Of The Work, And In The Scene Of The Editor S Labours Both Of Which Changes Are Likely To Enhance Its Value It Was Originally Issued Under The Patronage Of The Franklin Institute, And It Is Indebted For Many Of Its Subscribers To The Exertions Of Some Of The Indi Vidual Members Of That Body The Whole Weight Of Its Fiscal Con Cerns, However, As Well As Of The Literary Department, Rested Upon The Editor In The Present Arrangement, He Has No Concern Whatever In The Management Of It, Apart From His Duties As Editor, It Being Now Essentially The Journal Of The Institute An Actuary Has Been Appointed, Who Transects, At The Hall, All Business Re Lating To The Distribution Of, And Subscription For The Work A Large, And Justly In Uential Body, Has Thus Become Identified In Its Interests, With The Success Of The Journal, Whilst The Editor Is Relieved From A Very Irksome Part Of The Concern And One Which Was Indeed, In Some Measure, Incompatible With The Com Plete Performance Of His Duties, As Such The Work Has Drawn Largely Upon His Funds, And Has Not Yet Repaid To Him The Amount Of His Actual Expenditures Still He Has Enjoyed, What Will Ever Be To Him The Most Valued Portion Of His Reward, The Approbation Of The Intelligent, And The Conviction That He Was Doing Good, By Diffusing The Principles Of Science, And Correct Practical Informa Tion, Among The Artizans And Manufacturers Of Our Country A Class Of Our Fellow Citizens Whose Importance We Are Only Begin Ning To Appreciate Correctly.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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