Report of the Commisioner of Agriculture for the Year 1867

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Էջ 326 - 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...
Էջ 20 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Էջ 327 - ... the institution shall combine physical with intellectual education, and shall be a high seminary of learning, in which the graduate of the common school can commence, pursue and finish a course of study, terminating in thorough theoretic and practical instruction in those sciences and arts which bear directly upon agriculture and kindred industrial pursuits.
Էջ 326 - 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 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...
Էջ 326 - First, If any portion of the fund invested as provided by the foregoing section, or any portion of the interest thereon, shall, by any action or contingency, be diminished or lost, it shall be replaced by the State to which it belongs...
Էջ vii - And be, it further enacted, 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 yielding not less than five per centum upon the par value of said stocks; and...
Էջ 335 - This college proposes, 1st. To impart a knowledge of science, and its application to the arts of life. The instruction given in the class room will be illustrated by experiments in the garden and on the farm. 2d. To afford the students the privilege of daily manual labor...
Էջ vii - ... that the moneys so invested 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...
Էջ 329 - State, the declared object of which convention was, to take into consideration such means as might be deemed most expedient to further the interests of the agricultural community, and particularly to take steps towards the establishment of an Agricultural University.
Էջ 179 - European wine-tasters, we have formed a higher estimate of our own ability to produce good wines than we had heretofore; and from our investigations in vine culture we are now more confident than ever that America can and will be a great wine-growing country. All that is necessary for us to rival the choicest products of other parts of the world, will ere long come with practice and experience. We have already several excellent varieties of the grape borne on American soil, and suited to it a soil...

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