History and Management of Land Grants for Education in the Northwest Territory (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin)

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885 - School lands - 169 pages
 

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Page 100 - The legislatures of those districts or new states shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the soil by the United States in Congress assembled, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for securing the title in such soil to the bona fide purchasers.
Page 95 - That there be granted to the several States, for the purposes hereinafter mentioned, an amount of public land, to be apportioned to each State, a quantity equal to thirty thousand acres for each senator and representative in Congress to which the States are respectively entitled by the apportionment under the census of eighteen hundred and sixty : Provided, That no mineral lands shall be selected or purchased under the provisions of this act.
Page 130 - The principal of all funds arising from the sale or other disposition of lands, or other property granted or entrusted to this State for educational and religious purposes, shall forever be preserved inviolate, and undiminished; and, the income arising therefrom shall be faithfully applied to the specific objects of the original grants or appropriations...
Page 85 - There shall be reserved the lot No. 16, of every township, for the maintenance of public schools, within the said township...
Page 187 - ... the 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. To the support and maintenance of common schools in each school district, and the purchase of suitable libraries and apparatus therefor.
Page 160 - 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...
Page 131 - The general assembly shall make such provisions, by taxation or otherwise, as, with the income arising from the school trust fund, will secure a thorough and efficient system of common schools throughout the State...
Page 152 - The Illinois and Michigan canal, or other canal or waterway owned by the State shall never be sold or leased until the specific proposition for the sale or lease thereof shall first have been submitted to a vote of the people of the State at a general election, and have been approved by a majority of all the votes polled at such election.
Page 89 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of a University, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers, as near the center as may be, so that the same shall be of good land, to be applied to the intended object by the legislature of the State.
Page 96 - ... without excluding other scientific and classical studies to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...

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