Joint Documents ... for the Year ..., Part 3

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Page 23 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 23 - ... neighbors, to see first : that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach, by themselves or others, their children and apprentices, so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue, and knowledge of the capital laws, upon penalty of twenty shillings for each neglect therein...
Page 326 - If any person offering to vote at a school district meeting shall be challenged as unqualified by any legal voter in such district, the chairman presiding at such meeting shall declare to the person challenged the qualifications of a voter ; and if such person shall state that he is qualified, and the challenge shall not be withdrawn, the...
Page 153 - That sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in every township of public lands in said State, and where either of said sections, or any part thereof, has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands, equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to said State for the use of schools.
Page 26 - ... attending school, and growing up in ignorance, between the ages of seven and sixteen years; may, at the discretion of the justice or court having jurisdiction of the case, instead of the fine mentioned in the first section, be committed to any such institution of instruction, house of reformation, or suitable situation provided for the purpose, under the authority of the first section, for such time, not exceeding two years, as such justice or court may determine.
Page 195 - Resolved, That the Board of Regents recognize the right of every resident of Michigan to the enjoyment of the privileges afforded by the university, and that no rule exists in any of the university statutes for the exclusion of any person from the university who possesses the requisite literary and moral qualifications.
Page 26 - ... city or town, having no lawful occupation or business, not attending school, and growing up in ignorance...
Page 153 - An act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union upon the conditions therein expressed...
Page 329 - The district board shall have the care and custody of the school-house and other property of the district...
Page 25 - The truant officers and the school committees of the several cities and towns shall inquire into all cases of neglect of the duty prescribed In the preceding section, and ascertain from the persons neglecting the reasons, if any. therefor; and shall forthwith give notice of all violations, with the reasons, to the treasurer of the city or town; and if such treasurer willfully neglects or refuses to prosecute any person liable to the penalty provided for in the preceding section, he shall forfeit...

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