Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Page 85 - ... that a sum, not exceeding ten per centum upon the amount received by any State under the provisions of this act, may be expended for the purchase of lands for sites or experimental farms, whenever authorized by the respective legislatures of said States.
Page 247 - I now take my pen in hand to let you know that I am well, hoping these few lines will find you enjoying the same blessing. When I come down to Portland I didn't think o...
Page 84 - That all moneys derived from the sale of the lands aforesaid by the States to which the lands are apportioned, and from the sales of land scrip hereinbefore provided for, shall be invested in stocks of the United States, or of the States, or some other safe stocks, yielding not less than five per centum upon the par value of said stocks...
Page 11 - Attendance and Expenses. Applicants for admission are not received for less than an entire term, nor after its commencement, unless they have been detained by sickness or actual service as teachers. Those desiring to enter the school are required to present themselves for examination one day before the opening of the term. Every student pays two dollars at the beginning of the summer term, and three dollars at the beginning of the winter term, as an entrance fee. Board and rooms can be obtained in...
Page 85 - Seventh. No State shall be entitled to the benefits of this act unless it shall express its acceptance thereof by its legislature within two years from the date of its approval by the President.
Page 85 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe in order to.
Page 248 - School, now with ug, are Wm. MC, J. ., JM, TS, Wm. MM and Wm. B. We are all doing well. I will close now, wishing you all good health and happiness. So good bye. HE FRANKFORT, Ky., Sept. 18, 1862. DEAR FRIEND This is the first chance I have had to write to you since I left. I have seen some fine times since I left you. But I must begin to tell you all my adventures. I left you as you will remember about 6 o'clock in the morning, and when I got to the cross roads east of...
Page 85 - ... the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Page 186 - He must present a thesis to the Faculty, on one of the subjects chosen for examination. The second Degree may thus be obtained, on examination, one year after the first Degree. The Masters Degree will also continue to be conferred, as hitherto, upon graduates of three years' standing, who shall have engaged, during that period, in professional, or in literary and scientific studies.
Page 6 - The more equitable distribution of school privileges . throughout the township which would be effected by a township board having the entire field to provide for. 2nd. The employment of better teachers. The township board would have more candidates to select from, and could better distribute the teachers employed, according to the character and wants of the several schools. 3d. The equitable apportionment of school funds, almost imp'ossible under our present system, would be comparatively easy, as...

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