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Page 38 - 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 299 - The course of instruction shall embrace the English language and literature, mathematics, civil engineering, agricultural chemistry, animal and vegetable anatomy and physiology, the veterinary art, entomology, geology, and such other natural sciences as may be prescribed, technology, political, rural and household economy, horticulture, moral philosophy, history, bookkeeping, and especially the application of science and the mechanic arts to practical agriculture in the field.
Page 37 - ... 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 39 - T per cent, shall be regularly applied under the direction of the State board of agriculture to the support and maintenance of the State Agricultural 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 order to promote...
Page 38 - No portion of said fund, nor the interest thereon, shall be applied, directly or indirectly, under any pretence whatever, to the purchase, erection, preservation or repair of any building or buildings.
Page 296 - Have the custody of all books, papers, documents, and other property which may be deposited in his office.
Page 194 - Animals that have been imperfectly nourished during growth, have their bones disproportionately large. If such deficiency of nourishment originated from a constitutional defect, which is the most frequent cause, they remain weak during life. Large bones, therefore, generally indicate an imperfection in the organs of nutrition.
Page 305 - People of the State of Michigan enact, That there shall be and is hereby appropriated out of the State treasury, the sum of...
Page 303 - The State Board of Agriculture shall have authority to sell and dispose of any portions of the swamp lands mentioned in the preceding section of this act, and use the same or the proceeds thereof for the purpose of draining, fencing, or in any manner improving such other portions of said...