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  • His chief benefaction, however, was a bequest of $400,000 for the foundation and endowment of a public library in New York City, since known as the Astor library, and since 1895 part of the New York public library.
  • Nothing more than a site and building was required by way of endowment, as the young monks, who were sent there to study under a provisor, were supported by the houses of the order to which they belonged.
  • The whole endowment was in 1535 worth some £ 200 a year, about a fifth of that of Winchester College.
  • It is commonly represented that the endowment was wholly derived from alien priories bought by Chicheley from the crown.
  • In truth, not so large a proportion of the endowment of All Souls was derived from this source as was that of New College.

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