Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1868 - Agriculture
 

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Page vii - 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 promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 316 - 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 vii - 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...
Page 316 - Act), and the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated, by each 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...
Page 200 - It is good to make two blades of grass grow where only one grew before.
Page vii - ... the capital of which shall remain forever undiminished (except so far as may be provided in section fifth of this act), and the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated by each State which may take and claim the benefit of this act...
Page 325 - ... high seminary of learning, in which the graduate of the common school can commence, pursue and finish a course of study, terminating in thorough theoretic and practical instruction in those sciences and arts which bear directly upon agriculture and kindred industrial pursuits.
Page 316 - And provided, further, That not more than one million acres shall be located by such assignees in any one of the States: And provided, further, That no such location shall be made before one year from the passage of this act.
Page 325 - This college proposes, 1st. To impart a knowledge of science, and its application to the arts of life. The instruction given in the class room will be illustrated by experiments in the garden and on the farm. 2d. To afford the students the privilege of daily manual labor...
Page 255 - Great regularity of motion, increase of motive power, and control over movement of t'.ie engine backwards and forwards are secured by this arrangement; while, the guide wheels, which may be turned at pleasure by a steering wheel in charge of the engineer, almost...

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