Circular of Information, Issues 1-3

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Page 272 - ... be enabled to free themselves in a proper degree from those local prejudices and habitual jealousies which have just been mentioned, and which, when carried to excess, are never-failing sources of disquietude to the public mind, and pregnant of mischievous consequences to this country.
Page 176 - To make two blades of grass grow where but one grew before is the secret of agricultural wealth.
Page 280 - Education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education...
Page 272 - Looking anxiously forward to the accomplishment of so desirable an object as this is (in my estimation), my mind has not been able to contemplate any plan more likely to effect the measure, than the establishment of a UNIVERSITY in a central part of the WASHINGTON'S WILL.
Page 24 - ... 1. To the support and maintenance of common schools in each school district, and the purchase of suitable libraries and apparatus therefor. 2. The residue shall be appropriated to the support and maintenance of academies and normal schools, and suitable libraries and apparatus therefor.
Page 155 - Principles and Practice of Surgery, Theory and Practice of Medicine, Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children...
Page 30 - That the section number sixteen, in every township, and where such section has been sold, granted or disposed of, other lands • equivalent thereto and most contiguous to the same, shall be granted to the inhabitants of such township, for the use of schools.
Page 260 - I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
Page 16 - Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized to set apart and reserve from sale, out of any of the public lands within the Territory of Michigan, to which the Indian title may be extinguished, and not otherwise appropriated, a quantity of land, not exceeding two entire townships, for the use and support of a University within the Territory aforesaid, and for no other use or purpose whatsoever...
Page 129 - The three angles of any triangle are equal to two right angles — the pupil need never measure one real triangle to know this.

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