The Semi-centennial of the Admission the State of Michigan Into the Union: Addresses Delivered at Its Celebration, June 15, 1886 (Google eBook)
Detroit Free Press Print. Company, 1886 - Michigan - 524 pages
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Page 82 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea.
Page 353 - Canst thou lift up thy voice to the clouds, That abundance of waters may cover thee? Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, And say unto thee, Here we are?
Page 32 - tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim's pride, from every mountainside, let freedom ring.
Page 501 - He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment seat : Oh ! be swift, my soul, to answer Him ! be jubilant, my feet ! Our God is marching on. In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me : As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Page 237 - ... in the mechanic arts, and in the arts of husbandry and agricultural chemistry, in the fundamental laws of the United States, and in what regards the rights and duties of citizens.
Page 197 - That sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in every township of public lands in said State, and where either of said sections, or any part thereof, has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands, equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to said State for the use of schools.
Page 203 - All specific State taxes, except those received from the mining companies of the Upper Peninsula, shall be applied In paying the Interest upon the primary school, university and other educational funds, and the Interest and principal of the State debt In the order herein recited, until the extinguishment of the State debt, other than the amount due to educational funds, when such specific taxes shall be added to and constitute a part of the primary school Interest fund.
Page 465 - I recommend you at an early day to make manifest to the gentlemen who represent this State in the two Houses of Congress, and to the country, that Michigan is loyal to the Union, the Constitution, and the laws, and will defend them to the uttermost ; and to proffer to the President of the United States the whole military power of the State for that purpose.
Page 203 - ... and remain a perpetual fund, the interest and income of which, together with the rents of all such lands as may remain unsold, shall be inviolably appropriated and annually applied to the specific objects of the original gift, grant or appropriation.