A History of the School Fund in Wisconsin

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University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1925 - 162 pages
 

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Page 32 - Provision shall be made by law for the distribution of the income of the school fund among the several towns and cities of the State, for the support of common schools therein...
Page 15 - That the selection of swamp and overflowed lands granted to the several States by the act of Congress, approved September 28, 1850, entitled "An act to enable the State of Arkansas and other States to reclaim the swamp lands within their limits...
Page 31 - State where the pur-poses of such grant are not specified, and 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 sale of public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights...
Page 44 - ... per cent interest thereon, payable annually at the office of the treasurer. The commissioners shall be authorized to execute a good and sufficient conveyance to all purchasers of such lands, and to discharge any mortgages taken as security, when the sum due thereon shall have been paid. The commissioners shall have power to withhold from sale any portion of such lands when they shall deem It expedient...
Page 31 - 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 31 - University) and all moneys, and 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...
Page 44 - Provision shall be made by law for the sale of all school and university lands, after they shall have been appraised...
Page 31 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights/' approved the fourth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one ; and also the five per centum of the net proceeds of the public lands to which the state shall become entitled on her admission into the union (if congress shall consent to such appropriation of the two grants last mentioned) shall be set apart as a seperate fund to be called "the school fund...
Page 44 - ... taken as security, when the sum due thereon shall have been paid. The commissioners shall have power to withhold from sale any portion of such lands, when they shall deem It expedient, and shall Invest all moneys arising from the sale of such lands, as well as all other University and School funds, In such manner as the Legislature shall provide, and shall give such security for the faithful performance of their duties as may be required by law.
Page 32 - ... 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.

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