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gress, and the treasurer and receiver-general of this Commonwealth is hereby designated to receive the same annually, to be applied by him under and for the purposes of said act; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is hereby authorized to receive one-third and the Massachnsetts Agricultural College twothirits of said grant of money, unless the courts shouli decide that the act of Congress granted all said money to the Massachusetts Agricultural College.
SEC. 3. The governor of the Commonwealth is hereby authorizel and instructed to give due notice thereof to the Government of the United States.
Ibid., 1891. Resolves, chapter 14: That the quartermaster-general of the Commonwealth be authorized to transfer to the trustees of the Massachusetts Agricultural College the following military property now in their possession, and loaned them by the Commonwealth, and for which they are responsible to him by law, to wit: One Springfield ritie, etc., being the balance of property reporteil on hand by said college, loaned under anthority of chapter 8 of the Resolves of 1868. The quartermaster-general is hereby anthorized to drop the property above mentioned from his property accounts. (Approved March 6, 1891.)
Ibid., 1892, Resolves, chapter 19: Appropriates $10,000 annually for four years, "$5,000 for the establishment of a labor fund to assist needly students of said college, and $5,000 to provide the theoretical and practical education” reqnired by law.
Ibid., 1999, Resolves, chapter 100: Appropriates $9.000 for new buildings.
Ibid., 1893, Resolves, chapter 101: Appropriates $38,000 for new buildings and other improvements, and for insurance.
Ibiil., 1894, chapter 101: Fixes the date of making a report to the legislature on the first Wednesday in January.
Ibid., 1994, chapter 113: SECTION 1. The Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, located at the Massachusetts Agricultural College in Amherst, may be transferred to and consolidated with the experiment department of the said college now known as the Hatch Experiment Station, in the manner hereinafter provided.
SE!!. 2. The board of control of the said Massachusetts Agricultural Esperiment Station, at any meuiing duly called for such purpose, may, hy a vote of two-thirds of the members present, anthorize the transfer of all the rights, leases, contrarts, and property, of every kind and nature, of said station and board, to the trustees of the Massaclınsıtts Agricultural College, and the said trustees may, at any merting dnly called for such purpose, accept the same for said college in behalf of öhe Commonwealth, whereupon such transfer shall be made by suitable conveyance; and when such transfer shall be made the said board of control shall cease to exist and the said Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station shall be deemed to be a part of, and to belong to, the experiment department of said college, under such name as saith trustees may designate.
SEC: 3. The trnstees of saiil college shall thereafter continue to carry on the experimental and other work for which the Massachusetts station was established, anil to aılminister and apply all the property and funds that may be received by them hereunder, and by virtue hereof, for such purposes. They shall also from time to time print and publish bulletins containing the results of any experimental work and investigations, and distribut the same to such residents and newspapers of the Commonwealth as may apply therefor.
SET'. 4. Nothing herein contained shall operate to affect or discontinue the annual appropriations and payments thereof inule, and to le marle, by the Commonwealth for thv proper maintenance of experimental work, under section 6 of chapter 212, arts of 1882, and section 1 of chipter 327. acts of 1887; and the payment of sai l appropriations shall hereafter be made to the treasurer of the Massachusetts Agricultural College. The trustees of said college shall make or cause to ba made annually to the general court a detailed report if the expenditure of all snch moneys, and such further report of the annual work of the experiment department of the college station as the trustes of the college shall deen advisable. (Approved March 22, 1844.)
Ibid., chapter 1114: SECTION 1. Section 1 of chapter 20 of the pnblic statutes is hereby amended to real as follows: "SATION1. The governor, lieutenant-governor, and secretary of the Commonwealth, the president of the agricultural college, the secretary of the boarl of agriculture, one person appointeil from and by the Vassachusetts Society for Promoting Agrieniture, one person appointed from and by each agricultural society which receives an annual bounty from the Commonwealth, and three other persons appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the council, shall constitute the State board of agriculture.” (Approved March 22, 18:4.)
Ibid., Resolves, chapter 10: Appropriates $7.000 “ to provide the necessary electric power for use in the barn an, dairy school of said college, and for wiring the buildings of the college and providing power for liglating tlie same by electricity.”
Ibid., Resolves, chapter 103: That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a suin not exceeding $5.000, to le expended by the trustees of the Massachusetts Agricultural College in purchasing cattle to stock the farin at said college, provided, however, that the expense of selecting and testing said cattle shall be paid from the sum herein authorized. (Approveil June 29, 1894.)
Ibid., 189.), chapter 421: SECTION 1. The director of the Hatch experiment station of the Massachusetts Agricultural College shall hereafter have and exercise the powers and duties granteti and imposer non the director of the Massar-hnsetts agricultural experiment station by chapter 296 of the acts of 1898. (Approved May 29, 1895.)
Ibid., 1895, chapter 57: SECTION 1. Section 2 of chaptr 143 of the acts of 1894 is herehy amended so as to read as fillows: SEC. 2. The sail Massachusetts agricultural experiment station, at any ireeting duly called for such purpose, inay, by a vote of two-thirds of the members present, authorize the transfer of all the rights, leases, contracts, and property cf every kind and nature of said station to the Massachusetts Agricultural College; an-l the trustees of said college may, at any meeting duly called for such purpose, accept the same for said college in behalf of the Commonwealth, whereupon such transfer shall be made by suitable conveyance, and when suh transfer shall ba inade the said Massachusetts agricultural experiment station shall be deemed to be a part of, and to belong to, the experiment departinent of said college, under such name as said trustees may designate. (Approved February 15, 1895.)
Ibid., 1995, Resolves, chapter 13: Appropriates $.7,50 for entomological and military accommodations.
Ibid., 1836, Resolves, chapter 98: Appropriates $13.000 for repairs and additions: also“ from and after the 1st day of January, 1997, there shall be allowed and paid amually froin the treasury of the Commonwealth, in accordance with chapter 19 of the Resolves of 1992, for the term of four years, the sum of $10,000 for the following purposes to wit, $5,000 fer the continnance of a labor fund to assist needy students of sail collere, and $7.000 to provide the theoretical and practical education required liy its charter and the law of the United States relating thereto.” (Approved May 15. 1896.)
Ibid., 1897, Resolves. chapter 15: Appropriates $12,009 to le expended for water works and repairs, and instruction in botany.
Ibid., 1898, Resolves, chapter 109: Appropriates $28.000 for veterinary laboratory and stable hospital, chemical apparatus and experimental dairy department.
Ibid., 1899, Resolves, chapter 10: That there be allower and paid out of the treasnry of the Commonwealth to the Massuchusetts Agricultural (ollege the sum of $10,000, to provide the theoretical and practical education required by its charter and the law of the United States relating thereto, said sum to be paid in quarterly installinents commencing with the 1st clay of January, 1899. (Approved May 2, 14999.)
Ibid., 1900. Resolves, chapter 50: That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to the Massachusetts Agricultural College for the purpose of providing the instruction called for by its charter and by the law of the United States relating to the colleg., the son of $4,000 annually for the term of four years beginning with the 1st day of January, 1900, the same to be paid in equal quarterly installments; and further that there be allowel and paid in the same manner to the said college an additional sun of $10,000 annually for the term of four years beginning with the 1st day of January in the year 1901; of which $5,000 a year shall be devoted to the purpose alrealy stated, and $7.000 a year shall be used as a labor fund for the assistance of neeily students of the college. (Approved April 11,1900.)
Lidl., 1901, chapter 53: The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the purposes specified, for the year ending on the 31st of December, 1991, to wit: For the Massarhusetts Agricultural College, for the purpose of providing !) free scholarships, the sum of $10.000. For the Massachusetts Agricultural College the son of $10,000, to be expended under the direction of the truters for the following purposes, to wit: Five thousand dollars for the establishment of a labor fund to assist needy students of said college, and $.7.000 to provide the theoretical and practical education required by its charter and hy the laws of the United States relating thereto. For the Massachusetts Agricultural College, for the purPoss of providing the instruction called for by its charter and by the law of the United States relating to the college, the sum of $4.000. For traveliug and other necessary expenses of the trustees of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, a sum not exceeding $500. For a maintenance fund for the veterinary laboratory
at the Massachusetts Agricultural College the sum of $1,000. (Approved February 14, 1901.)
Ibid., 1901, Resolves, chapter 14: Appropriates $8,500 for painting buildings, repairs, and equipment.
Ibid., 1901, Resolves, chapter 106: Appropriates $400 for purchasing band instruiments.
Ibid., 1902, chapter 16: Appropriates $10,000 for maintenance of experiment station and $1,200 for collecting and analyzing samples of concentrated commercial feed stuffs.
Ibid., 1902, chapter 66: Appropriates for the year ending December 31, 1902, like amounts for like purposes as appropriated in acts 1901, chapter 53.
Ibid., 1902, Resolves, chapter 19: Appropriates $35,000 for a central heating plant; $35,000 for erecting, equipping, and furnishing a dining hall, and $1,000 for the maintenance of the dining hall.
Ibid., 1902. Resolves, chapter 81: Appropriates $200 for the expenses of the band and for the purchase of a flag for the use of the cadets.
" Revised Laws” of Massachusetts, 1902, chapter 89: SECTION 1. The governor and lieutenant-governor, ex officiis, the secretary of the Commonwealth, the president of the agricultural college, the secretary of the State board of agriculture, one person appointed from and by the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture, one person appointed from and by each agricultural society which receives an annual bounty from the Commonwealth, and three other persons appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the council, shall constitute the State board of agriculture.
SEC. 10. The board shall be a board of overseers of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, with powers and duties to be defined by the governor and council, but such powers and duties shall not control the action of the trustees of said college or be inconsistent with the provisions of chapter 220 of the acts of 1863.
Acts and Resolves, 1861, chapter 183: SECTION 1. William B. Rogers and (here follow the names of 20 other incorporators) their associates and successors are hereby made a body corporate by the name of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for the purpose of instituting and maintaining a society of arts, a museum of arts, and a school of industrial science, and aiding generally by suitable means the advancement, development, and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures, and commerce; with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties. restrictions, and liabilities set forth in the sixty-eighth chapter of the general statutes.(
Sic. 2. Said corporation for the purposes aforesaid shall have authority to hold real and personal estate to an amount not exceeding $200,000.
SEC. 3. One certain square of State land on the Back Bay, namely, the second square westwarılly from the Public Garden, between Newbury and Boylston streets, according to the plan reported by the commissioners on the Back Bay, February 21, 1857, shall be reserved from sale forever, anil kept as an open space, or for tlie use of such educational institutions of science and art as are hereinafter provided for.
SEC. 4. If at any time within one year after the passage of this act the said institute of technology shall furnish satisfactory evidence to the governor and council that it is duly organized under the aforesaid charter, and has funds subscribed or otherwise guaranteed for the prosecution of its objects to an amount at least of $100,000, it shall be entitled to a perpetual right to hold, occupy, and control, for the purposes hereinbefore mentioned, the westerly portion of said second square to the extent of two-thirds part thereof free of rent or charge by the Commonwealth, subject, nevertheless, to the following stipulations, namely: Persons from all parts of the Commonwealth shall be alike eligible as members of said institute or as pupils for its instruction, and its museum or conservatory of arts at all reasonable times and under reasonable regulations shall be open to the publie: and within two years from the time when said land is placed at its disposal for occupation, filled and graded, said institute shall erect and complete a building suitable to its said purposes, appropriately inclose, adorn, and cultivate the open ground around said building, and shall thereafter keep said grounds and building in a sightly condition.
SEC. 8. [This and the following section were repealed, chapter 226, 1863.] The commissioners on the Back Bay are hereby instructed to reserve from sale the lots fronting on said square on Boylston, Clarendon, and Newbury streets until said societies [Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Society of Natural History] shall by inclosure and improvements put said square in a sightly and attractive condition.
a Chapter 68 of the Powers, duties, and liabilities of corporations.
Src. 9. Upon the passage of this act the governor, with the advice and consent of the council, shall appoint three disinterested persons who shall appraise the value of all the lands specified in the third and eighth sections of this act and make a return of said appraisal to the governor and council; and if, when the lands mentioned in section 8 shall have been sold, the proceeds of such sales shall not be equal to the whole amount of the appraisal above mentioned, then the societies named in this act shall pay the amount of such deficit into the treasury of the Commonwealth for the school fund in proportion to the area granted to them, respectively.
SEC. 10. This act shall be null and void unless its provisions shall be accepted within one year by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Boston Society of Natural History, as far as they apply to those societies, respectively. (Approved April 10, 1861.)
ibid., 1863, chapter 186: SECTION 1. When the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shall have been duly organized, located, and established in conformity with the provisions of chapter 183 of 1861, and the extension of time granted in 1862 and as is hereinafter provided, there shall be appropriated and paid to its treasurer each year, on the warrant of the governor, for its endowment, support, and maintenance one-third part of the annual interest or income which may be received from the fund created under and by virtue of the act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and the laws of this Commonwealth accepting the provisions thereof and relating to the same.
SEC. 2. Said institute of technology, in addition to the objects set forth in its act of incorporation—to wit, instituting and maintaining a society of arts and a school of industrial science, and aiding the advancement, development, and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, inanufactures, and commerce-shall provide for instruction in military tactics: and in consideration of this grant the governor, the chief justice of the supreme judicial court, and the secretary of the board of education, shall be each a member ex officio of the government of the institute.
SEC. 3. Should the said corporation, at any time, cease or fail to maintain an institute, as and for the purposes provided in its act of incorporation, and in the foregoing section, the aid granted to it by the first section of this act shall be withheld and not paid to it. The institute shall furnish to the governor and council a copy of the annual reports of its operations.
Sec. 4. This act shall be void unless the said institute of technology shall accept the same, and give due notice thereof to the secretary of the Commonwealth on or before July 1 next. (Approved April 27, 1863.)
Ibid., 1865, chapter 220: SECTION 1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is hereby authorized to hold real and personal estate to an amount of which the clear annual income shall be $30,000, to be devoted exclusively to the purposes and objects set forth in its acts of incorporation and all acts in addition thereto. (Approved May 10, 1865.)
Ibid., 1873, chapter 174: SECTION 1. Perpetual right is granted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to hold, occupy, and control, free of rent or charge by the Commonwealth, for the uses and purposes of said institute, a parcel of land situated in that part of Boston called the Back Bay, and described as follows: A lot in the form of a trapezoid, lying at the intersection of Boylston street and Huntington avenue, bounded by said street and avenue, and on the west by abutting land, as laid down on the selling plan of the commissioners on public lands, and containing 13,194 square feet; said lot to be subject to the limitations and stipulations relative to lands of the Commonwealth on the south side of Boylston street, and to be reserved from sale forever.
SEC. 2. The right hereby granted to said institute shall be held subject to the same stipulations in relation to membership, the reception of pupils, the erection of a building, and the care of the lot, as are created and established by the several acts relating to said institute.
Sec. 3. In case said institute appropriates said lot of land to any purpose or use foreign to its legitimate objects, then the Commonwealth, after due notice given, may enter upon said lot and take possession thereof, and the right of the said institute to the use, occupation, and control of said lot shall thereupon cease. (Approved April 8, 1873.)
Ibid., 1875, chapter 195: SECTION 1. The governor and council are hereby authorized to grant to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology the right to hold,
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occupy, and control such a parcel of land out of the lands of the Commonwealth, situated in that part of Boston called the Back Pay, as they shall deem a fair equivalent for the similar right with regard to the parcel of land granted to said institute by chapter 174, acts of 1873.
Ibid., 1880, Resolves, chapter 21: That the governor be, and herehy is, authorized to issue to the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology such arms and equipments for the use of the students of sail institute as in his judgment may be so distributed without detriment to the militia service: Provided, The president and treasurer of said Massachusetts Institute of Technology shall give bond with sufficient sureties for the safe-keeping and return of said arms and equipments in good order and condition, reasonable use excepted, whenever the governor shall so direct. (Approved March 11, 1880.)
Ibid., 1887, Resolves, chaptor 103: That thero be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth the sum of $100,000 to the corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the manner following: An installment of $50,000 on the 1st day of December in the present year and a final installment of $50.000 on the 1st day of December in the year 1888, said sums to be applied to the purposes of the institute; and in consideration of this grant said institute shall establish and maintain 20 free scholarships, and each senatorial district in this Cominonwealth shall, once in eight years, in such alternate order as the board of education shall at the time of the first appointment of said scholarships determine by lot be entitled to one scholarship for a period of four years, to be awarded to such candidates as shall be found uron examination to possess the qualifications fixed for the admission of students to said institute, and who shall be selected by the board of education, preference in the award being given to qualified candidates otherwise unable to bear the expense of tuition. In case no candidate appears from a senatorial district, then a candidate may be selected from the State at large to fill such vacancy, who may continue to hold the scholarship annually until a candidate is presented from the senatorial district unrepresented, who shall then be awarded the scholarship for the balance of the time for which said district would originally have been entitled to its benefit. In case a vacancy occurs in any senatorial district after an appointment has been made, then a candidate from the same district shall be selected for the balance of the time for which said district is entitleil to its benefit, or in the event of no such candidate appearing, from the State at large, upon the conditions previously set forth: Prorüberl, That said corporation shall secure, prior to the first payment above authorized, a further sum of $100.000, in addition to the funds now held by it, and to he applied to the purposes of the said institute, and shall present satisfactory evidence thereof to the auditor of the Commonwealth. (Approved June 16, 1887.)
Ibirl., 1838, Resolves, chapter 83: That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth the sum of $100,000 to the corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in ad lition to the sum authorized to be paid by chapter 103 of the resolves of 1887, to be applied to the purposes of said institute, provided, however, that this grant is made subject to and conditional upon the establishment and maintenance of the scholarships provide l for by chapter 103 of the resolves of 1887, and provided further, that $50,000 of the aforesaid sum shall be paid during the year 1889 and $50,000 during the year 1890. (Approved May 23. 1858.)
Ibid., 1897, Resolves, chapter 70: That there shall be paid annually, for the term of six years, from the treasury of the Commonwealth to the treasurer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the sum of $25,000, to be so paid and allowed from the 1st day of January in 1896, to be expended under the direction of said corporation for the general purposes of said institute. That in adulition to the amount provided for above there shall be paid annually, for the tern of six years, from the treasury of the Commonwealth to the treasurer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the sum of $2.000, to be so paid and allowed from the 1st day of January, 1990, to be expensle:l for 10 free scholarships, under the direction of the State board of education, said scholarships to be awarded only to gradinates of the Massachusetts public schools. (Approved April 17, 1895.)
Ibid., 1896, chapter 310: SECTION 1. There shall be paid annually from the treasury of the Com nonwealth to the treasurer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from and after the 1st day of September, 1996, the sum of $4,000.
SEC. 2. In consideration of such payment and of the grant made by chapter 103 of the resolves of 1887. the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shall maintain 40 free scholarships, of which each senatorial district in the Commonwealth shall be entitled to one, if a candidate is presented who is otherwise unable to bear the expense of tuition. In case no such candidate appears from a senatorial district, then a candidate may be selected from the State at large to fill such vacancy, who