History of the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Part 1

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Isaac Atwater
Munsell, 1893 - Minneapolis (Minn.) - 1021 pages
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Page 277 - and recorded in the record of the proceedings of the board. Any person desiring to make donations of money, personal property, or real estate for any of the purposes herein contemplated shall have the right to vest the title to the money, property or real estate so donated in the board of directors created under this act, to
Page 124 - shall be and remain a perpetual fund, to be called the University fund, the interest of which shall be appropriated to the support of a University, and no sectarian instruction shall be allowed in such University.
Page 129 - Seventy-two sections of land, for the use and support of a State University, to be selected by the Governor of said State, subject to the approval of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and to be
Page 294 - of business disputes; to acquire and disseminate valuable commercial information; and generally, to secure to its members the benefits of co-operation in the furtherance of their legitimate business pursuits, and to advance the general prosperity and business interests of the city of Minneapolis. The
Page 276 - take, subscribe and file in the office of the city clerk of said city, an oath or affirmation that he will support the constitution and laws of the state of Minnesota, and discharge the duties of his office to the best of his ability. The officers of the library board of the city of Minneapolis shall consist of a president and secretary, who shall be
Page 11 - shore is a rock lying at the very edge of the Falls in an oblique position, that appeared to be about five or six feet broad and thirty or forty long. At a little distance below the Falls stands a small island of about an acre and a half, on which
Page 11 - which in the summer are covered with the finest verdure, and interspersed with little groves that give a pleasing variety to the prospect. On the whole, when the Falls are included, which may be seen at a distance of four
Page 11 - southeast as far as Lake Pepin, where the Chippewa joins the Mississippi, and from thence eastward five days' travel, accounting twenty English miles per day, and from thence again to the Falls of St. Anthony on a direct straight line.
Page 132 - to be granted to the State of Minnesota by virtue of an Act of Congress, entitled "an Act donating lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts;

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