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Page 20 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant preemption rights...
Page 275 - The Legislature shall provide for a system of Common Schools, by which a school shall be kept up and supported in each district at least three months in every year : and any school district neglecting to keep up and support such a school, may be deprived of its proportion of the interest of the public fund during such neglect.
Page 60 - An act to provide for an exchange of lands, with the Indians residing in any of the States or Territories, and for their removal west of the Mississippi...
Page 416 - At the last session of the legislature, an act was passed entitled " An act to preserve the purity of elections,
Page 414 - Attorneys, whenever requested by them, in all matters appertaining to the duties of their offices ; and to make and submit to the Legislature, at the commencement of the annual session thereof, a report of all the official business done by him. during the preceding year, specifying the suits and prosecutions to which he may have attended ; the number of persons prosecuted ; the crimes for which, and the parishes where such prosecutions were had ; the results thereof and the punishments awarded therefor...
Page 415 - To include in his report an abstract of the annual reports of the several District Attorneys, with such observations and statements as, in his opinion, the criminal jurisprudence and the proper and economical administration of the criminal law of the State shall warrant and require.
Page 121 - In compliance with the requirements of section seventeen of "an act to provide for the government and discipline of the state prison...
Page 398 - It has been thought altogether impracticable and inappropriate to the use and design of the college library that it should be rendered a circulating library for the benefit of the surrounding population, and therefore, books are not to be loaned but as above prescribed ; yet, it is a matter under consideration by the committee, whether it would not be proper to instruct the faculty and librarian to afford access to the library during the presence of the librarian, at...
Page 389 - States, by catering to the morbid prejudices of sectarians, have only embarrassed the institutions of the State, and matured the growth of numerous and rival colleges, avowedly sectarian. Attempts made to exclude -all religious influence whatever from the college, have only rendered them the sectarian engines of an atheistical or infidel party or faction...
Page 287 - ... the means of giving to the state qualified teachers for the common schools, every consideration unites to have them sustained. Is this end always kept in view ? Are the branches made to subserve the double purpose of preparing students for college, and teachers for the schools ? It is feared that in some of them, while the university is ever in the mind, the primary school is forgotten. The art of teaching, though well understood, is not adequately taught. The Normal school principles are not...

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