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Էջ 67 - 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.
Էջ 65 - ... 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 several pursuits and professions in life.
Էջ 115 - ... of the Military Academy at West Point and the Naval Academy at Annapolis, and giving members of Congress another excuse for neglecting their proper legislative functions to busy themselves with patronage.
Էջ 100 - Directors may assign, and shall have his records present at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors.
Էջ 101 - AMENDMENTS. — This Constitution may be altered or amended at a regular meeting by the unanimous vote of the members present, or by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided that the alteration or amendment has been substantially proposed in writing at a previous meeting.
Էջ 123 - I have heretofore proposed to the consideration of Congress the expediency of establishing a national university and also a military academy. The desirableness of both these institutions has so constantly increased with every new view I have taken of the subject that I can not omit the opportunity of once for all recalling your attention to them.
Էջ 100 - The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors, and shall perform the duties usually devolving upon a presiding officer.
Էջ 83 - The proceeds of all lands that have been, or may hereafter be, granted by the United States to the State for the support of a university, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, to be called "The University Fund...
Էջ 92 - Resolved, That our thanks are due, and are hereby tendered, to the President and other officers of this Association, for the faithful labor by which the success of the Association in the year now closed has been secured.