History Of Education In Mississippi

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Page 227 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the...
Page 143 - Fifteen thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be...
Page 231 - No portion of said fund, nor the interest thereon, shall be applied, directly or indirectly, under any pretense whatever, to the purchase, erection, preservation, or repair of any building or buildings.
Page 227 - That all moneys derived from the sale of the lands aforesaid by the States to which the lands are apportioned, and from the sales of land scrip hereinbefore provided for, shall be invested in stocks of the United States, or of the States, or some other safe stocks...
Page 41 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the' enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Page 227 - ... shall constitute a perpetual fund, the capital of which shall remain forever undiminished (except so far as may be provided in section fifth of this act), and the interest of which shall be inviolably appropriated by each State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college...
Page 123 - And then the House Resolved into a Committee of the whole House : And after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair: And Mr.
Page 135 - That all fines imposed under the provisions of this Act shall be paid into the treasury of the State, to the credit of the general fund.
Page 14 - ... rendered service to the Crown. No transportation was furnished ; few military posts established ; no vain search after metals. Those that came came at their own expense. They crossed the mountains to Pittsburg or to the head waters of Tennessee, where they often made a crop of corn and wheat the first season, and then built their boats and brought down with them to their point of destination their families, their slaves and stock, and a year's supply of provisions. Or they came from Georgia and...
Page 282 - As the stability of a republican form of government depends mainly upon the intelligence and virtue of the people, it shall be the duty of the legislature to encourage, by all suitable means, the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement, by establishing a uniform system of free public schools, by taxation or otherwise, for all children between the ages of five and twenty-one years, and shall, as .soon as practicable, establish schools of higher grade.

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