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home during the six spring and summer months of the year, or to remain in the University and pursue such optional studies or industrial avocations as they may elect: Provided, That no student shall at any time be allowed to remain in or al out the University in idleness, or without full mental or industrial occupation : And provided further, That the trustees, in the exercise of any of the powers conferred by this act, shall not create any liability or indebtedness in excess of the funds in the bands of the treasurer of the University at the time of creating such liability or indebtedness, and which may be specially and properly applied to the payment of the same.

$ 8. No student shall be admitted to instruction in any of the departments of the University who shall not have attained to the age of fifteen (15) years, and who shall not previously undergo a satisfactory examination in each of the branches ordinarily taught in the common echools of the state.

$ 9. Each county in this state shall be entitled to one honorary scholarship in the University, for the benefit of the descendants of the soldiers and seamen who served in the armies a nav ies of the United States during the late rebellionpreference being give o the children of such soldiers and seamen as are deceased or disable t; and the board of trustees may, from time to time, add to the number of honorary scholarships when, in their judgment, such additions will not embarrass the finances of the University; nor need these additions be confined to the descendants of soldiers and seamen; such scholarships to be filled by transfer from the common schools of said county, of such pupils as shall, upon public examination, to be conducted as the board of trustees of the University may determine, be decided to have attained the greatest proficiency in the branches of learning usually taught in the common schools, and who shall be of good moral character, and not less than fifteen (16) years of age. Such pupils, so selected and transferred, shall be entitled to receive, without charge for tuition, instruction in any or all departments of the University for a term of at least three (3) consecutive years: Proside, Said pupil shall conform, in all respects, to the rules and regulations of the University, established for the government of the pupils in attendance.

$ 10. The faculty of the University shall consist of the chief instructors in each of the departmerts. No degrees shall be conferred nor diplomas awarded by authority of the board of trustees, or of the faculty, except that the trustees, on recommendation of the majority of the faculty, may authorize the regent of the Univers ty to issue to applicants certificates of scholarship, under the seal of the University; which certificates shall, as far as racticable, set forth the precise attainments, as ascertained by special examination, of the parties applying for the same, respectively, in the various branches of learning they may have respectively studied during the attendance in the University; and every pupil who shall have attended upon instruction in the University for not less than one year, maintaining, meanwhile, a good character for faithfulness in study and correctness of deportment, and who may desire to cease, such attendance, shall be entitled to receive such certificate of scholarship as is authorized by this section to be issued. All certificates of scholarship shall be in the English language, unless the pupil should otherwise prefer; and all names and terms on labels, samples, specimens, books, charts and reports shall be expressed, as nearly as may be, in the English language.

$ 11. No member of the board of trustees shall receive any compensation for attending on the meetings of the board. At all the stated and other meetings of the board of trustees, called by the regent or corresponding secretary, or ang five

members of the board, a majority of the members shall constitute a quorum: Provided, All the members have been duly notified.

$ 12. It shall be the duty of the board of trustees to permanently locate said University at Urbana, in Champaign county, Illinois, whenever the county of Champaign shall, according to the proper forms of law, convey or cause to be conveyed to said trustees, in fee simple, and free from all incumbrances, the Urbana and Champaign Institute buildings, grounds and lands, together with the appurtenances thereto belonging, as set forth in the following offer in behalf of said county, to-wit:

“The undersigned, a committee appointed by the board of supervisors of Champaign county, are instructed to make the following offer to the state of Illinois, in consideration of the permanent location of the Illinois Industrial University at Urbana, Champaign county, viz: We offer the Urbana and Champaign Institute buildings and grounds, containing about ten acres; also, one hundred and sixty acres of land adjacent thereto; also, four hundred acres of land, it being part of section No. twenty-one, in township No. nineteen north, range No. nine east, distant not exceeding one mile from the corporate limity of the city of Urbana.

' Also, four hundred and ten (410) acres of land, it being part of section No. nineteen, township No. nineteen, range No. nine east, within one mile of the buildings herein offered.

Also, the donation offered by the Illinois Central Railroad Company of fifty thousand dollars' worth of freight over said road for the benefit of said University.

Also, one hundred thousand dollars in Champaign county bonds, due and pay. able in ten years, and bearing interest at the rate of ten per cent. per annum, and two thousand dollars in fruit, shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery, to be selected from the nursery of M. L. Dunlap, and furnished at the lowest catalogue rates, making an estimated valuation of four hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($450,000). Titles to be perfect, and conveyance to the state to be made or caused to be made by the county of Champaign, upon the permanent location of the Illinois Industrial University upon the said grounds, so to be conveyed as aforesaid, and we hereby in our official capacity guarantee the payment of the said bonds and the faithful execution of the deeds of conveyance, free from all incumbrances, as herein set forth.



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8 13. The board of trustees shall, by and with the advice and consent of the governor and adjutant general, procure all such arms, accoutrements, books and instruments, and appoint such instructors, as may, in their discretion, be required to impart a thorough knowledge of military tactics and military engineering, and they may prescribe a uniform dress to be worn by the pupils of the University.

14. That upon the organization of the board of trustees and appointment of said treasurer, and the filing with and the approval by said board of the bond of said treasurer, and all of said foregoing acts being duly certified to the governor, under the hand of said regent, countersigned by the said recording secretary, it shall then become the legal duty of said governor to deliver over to said treasurer the land scrip issued by the United States to this state, for the endowment of said Uuiversity, and that theroupon it shall becomo the duty of said treasurer to sell

and dispose of said scrip at such time, place, in such manner and quantities, and upon such terms as such board shall, from time to time, prescribe, or to locate the same as said board may direct. Said treasurer being in all respects pertaining to the sale of said scrip, and the reinvestment of the proceeds received therefor, and the securities when reinvested, subject to such order and control of said board as is not inconsistent with this act and the act of congress providing for the endowment of said University.

§ 15. That all the right, title and interest of the state of Illinois in and to said land scrip, is hereby invested in the Illinois Industrial University, for the use and purposes herein contained ; and said scrip shall be assigned to said University by the governor of the state of Illinois on each certificate, and attested by the secretary of state, under the scal of the state ; and that the transfer of said scrip to purchasers by assignment on the back thereof, by the said officers of said University, under the seal thereof, in manner following, shall be deemed sufficient in law, to-wit:


Illinois Industria. Unibersity's ss.


For value received, the state of Illinois hereby sells and assigns to..........the within scrip, and authorizes......... .to locate the same and obtain a patent on such location. Given under our hands and the seal of the said University this..........of ..A. D, 186......

A. B., Regent.

Treasurer Countersigned by

E. F., Recording Secretary. $ 16. That upon said treasurer making sale of any of said scrip, he shall at once invest the fund so received, report the same to the said board, stating amount sold, price obtained and how the same was by him invested; which report shall be filed with the recording secretary, who shall transmit a copy of the same to the gov. ernor of said state, and he to the congress of the United States, in accordance with said act of congress.

$ 17. That the said board shall order upon its minutes which of the several kinds of securities mentioned in the fourth section of said act of congress said treasurer shall invest proceeds of sales in.

$ 18. The bond required to be given by said treasurer shall be conditioned for the faithful discharge of his duties as treasurer of the “Illinois Industrial University," and for any breach thereof suit may be instituted, in the name of the “Illinois Industrial University;" and it shall be deemed a criminal offense for any per. son or persone holding in trust any part of the funds of said University knowingly or negligently to misapply or misappropriate the same, indictable in any court having jurisdiction, in the same manner that other crimes are punishable, by fine or imprisonment, at the discretion of the court, according to the nature of the offense,

§ 19. This act shall be a public act and take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 28, 1867.

AN ACT supplemental to an act entitled “ An act to provide for the organization,

endowment and maintenance of the Illinois Industrial University." Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Nlinois, represented in the General Assembly, That if the legal authorities of the county of Champaign shall not, by or before the first day of June, 1867, convey or cause to be conveyed, to the board of trustees of the Illinois Industrial l'niversity, by a good and unincumbered title, in fee simple, all the real estate mentioned and contained in the propositions of said county, and which real estate is described and set out in the act to which this act is supplemental, amounting to nine hundred and eighty acres of land, and if said county shall not also pay over and deliver to said trustees, by said day, all the bonds and other property offered by said county, mentioned in said act, then said board of trustees or a majority of them shall proceed without delay to permanently locate and establish said Industrial University in McLean, Logan or Mor. · gan county ; such county so selected shall in like manner be required in all things to fulfill and comply with the conditions and provisions of the offer heretofore made by such county, as an inducement for the location of said University in such county.

8 2. This act shall be deemed a public act, and be in force from and after its approval.

APPROVED March 8, 1867.




State of Nlinois. I, Sharon Tyndale, secretary of state of the state of Illinois, do hereby certify that the foregoing are true copies of enrolled laws now on file in this office. In witness whereof I hereto set my hand and affix the great seal of the state, at the city of Springfield, this 12th day of March, A D. 1867.


Secretary of Stale.




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13th Congressional.. Villa Ridge... Pulaski. Broşn, E. S.. 3d Grand Judicial... Chicago..

Cook. Burchard, Horatio C. oth Congressional.... Freeport... Stephenson. Burroughs, J. C..

3d Grand Judicial.... Chicago.. Kankakee. Cobb, Emery...


Kankakee City. Champaign. Cunningbam, J. C


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7th Congressional. Champaign. Champaign. Edwards, Samuel.


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Warsaw. Hancock. Lawrence, Luther..


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Ex officio..... Springfield. Sangamon. McMurray, L, B

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Harristown.... Macon. Pullen, Burden.


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