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Página 66 - 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...
Página 90 - Congress, according to the census of 1860, for 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 order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions of life.
Página 94 - The degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy...
Página 17 - WHEREAS in all well regulated governments it is the indispensable duty of every Legislature to consult the happiness of a rising generation, and endeavor to fit them for an honorable discharge of the social duties of life, by paying the strictest attention to their education...
Página 98 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Página 281 - And the state of Tennessee shall, moreover, in issuing grants and perfecting titles, locate six hundred and forty acres to every six miles square in the territory hereby ceded, where existing claims will allow the same, which shall be appropriated for the use of schools for the instruction of children...
Página 57 - Payne, professor of pedagogics in the University of Michigan, and his choice was unanimously ratified by the Tennessee State board of education and the board of trustees of the University of Nashville. Dr. Payne at first declined to come to Nashville, and it was not until the wide field of usefulness and influence that awaited him here and the strong probability that the Normal College would at the expiration of the Peabody trust become the "residuary legatee" of the Peabody fund were fully laid...
Página 23 - ... discouragement, can not be shaken. The tongue which now speaks our high resolve, and bids defiance to scrutiny, to prejudice, to jealousy, to cowardice, to calumny, to malevolence, may be silent in the tomb long ere the glorious victory shall be achieved. But WE, the UNIVERSITY, live...
Página 283 - State on the counties shall mraths.five not be sufficient to keep up a public school for five months in the year in the school districts in the county, the County Court shall levy an additional tax sufficient for this purpose, or shall submit the proposition to a vote of the people...
Página 201 - declaration" was that the university (which as j'et had no name, although the name it now bears had been already advocated) should be " under the sole and perpetual direction of the Protestant Episcopal Church, represented through a board of trustees" (to be elected as above described) ; that it should not be "put into operation until the sum of at least $500,000...