Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of Wisconsin

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Department of Public Instruction, 1862 - Education
 

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Page 25 - ... the clear proceeds of all property, that may accrue to the state by forfeiture or escheat, and all moneys which may be paid as an equivalent for exemption from military duty, and the clear proceeds of all fines collected in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws...
Page 65 - Legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this Commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them, especially the University at Cambridge ; public schools and grammar schools in the towns...
Page 69 - For the purpose of public instruction, we hold every man subject to taxation in proportion to his property, and we look not to the question whether he himself have or have not children to be benefited by the education for which he pays. We regard it as a wise and liberal system of police, by which property and life and the peace of society are secured.
Page 65 - But religion, morality and knowledge, being essentially necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of instruction shall forever be encouraged by legislative provision, not inconsistent with the rights of conscience.
Page 25 - ... the five hundred thousand acres of land to which the state is entitled by the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled 'An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights...
Page 84 - ... the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Page 25 - The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this State, for the support of schools, which...
Page 24 - An appalling chapter might be written on the evils, the almost inevitable results of neglecting to provide these indispensable appendages to school houses in our State.
Page 65 - State, which are endowed, in whole or in part, from the revenue arising from donations made by the United States, for the support of schools and colleges; and the doors of the said schools, academies and universities, shall be open for the reception of scholars, students and teachers, of every grade, without any distinction or preference whatever, contrary to the intent for which said donations were made.
Page 25 - school fund," the interest of which and all other revenues derived from the school lands shall be exclusively applied to the following objects, to wit: 1.

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