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The Library Committee shall divide the books and other articles belonging to the Library into three classes, namely, (a) those which are not to be removed from the building; (b) those which may be taken only by written permission of three members of the committee; (c) those which may circulate under the following rules.
Members shall be entitled to take from the Library two folio or quarto volumes, or four volumes of lesser fold, upon having them recorded, and promising to make good any damage they sustain, while in their possession, and to replace the same if lost, or pay a sum fixed by the Library Committee.
No person shall lend any book belonging to the Institute, excepting to a member, under a penalty of one dollar for each offence.
The Library Committee may allow members to take more than the allotted number of books upon a written application.
No person shall detain any book longer than four weeks from the Library, if notified that the same is wanted by another member, under a penalty of five cents per day, and no volume shall be detained longer than three months at one time under the same penalty.
The Librarian shall have power by order of the Library Committee to call in any volume after it has been retained by a member for ten days.
On or before April fifteenth, all books shall be returned to the Library, and a penalty of five cents per day shall be imposed for each volume detained.
No book shall be allowed to circulate until one month after its receipt.
Aug. 27, 1904.
RD COLLEGE LIBRARY
THE GIFT OF
11. POETICK NUMBERS. STRUCTURE OF ENGLITE FEET AND PAUSES, MEASURE AND MOTENT MELODY, HARMONY AND SIM
RULES FOR READING VELI
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the thirteenth day of May, in the thirty-second year of the Independence of the United States of America, THOMAS & ANDREWS, of the said district, have deposited in this Office the Title of a Book, the Right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the Words following, to wit:
"THE READER: Containing 1. The Art of Delivery-articulation, accent, pronunciation, emphasis, pauses, ker pitch of the voice, and tones. A Selection of Lessons in the various kinds of Prose. 2. Poetick Numbers. Structure of English verse-feet and pauses, measure and movement-melody, harmony and expression. Rules for reading verse. A Selection of Lessons in the various kinds of Verse. Being the third part of a Columbian Exercise. The whole comprising an easy and systematical method of teaching and of learning the English Language. By Abner Alden, A. M. Third edition-corrected and improved."
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intitled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies, during the times therein mentioned" and also to an A& intitled, "An Act supplementary to an Act intitled An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned; and extending the Benefits thereof to the Arts of Designing, Engraving and Etching Historical and other prints." WM. S. SHAW, Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.