Public Documents of the State of Wisconsin: Being the Reports of the Various State Officers, Departments and Institutions

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State Printer., 1865 - Wisconsin

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Page 225 - An act to provide a national currency, secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof," approved June third, eighteen hundred and sixtyfour.
Page 393 - ... the clear proceeds of all property that may accrue to the State by forfeiture or escheat, and all moneys •which may be paid as an equivalent for exemption from military duty, and the clear proceeds of all fines collected in the several counties for any breach of the penal laws, and all moneys arising from any grant to the State where the purposes of such grant are not specified...
Page 393 - The proceeds of all lands, that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States to this State for educational purposes (except the lands heretofore granted for the purposes of a University) and all moneys, and the clear proceeds of all property that may accrue to the State by forfeiture or escheat...
Page xviii - I knew that you could endure hunger and thirst, and all the hardships of war. I knew that you loved the land of your nativity, and that, like ourselves, you had to defend all that is most dear to man. But you surpass my hopes. I have found in you, united to these qualities, that noble enthusiasm which impels to great deeds.
Page xix - Mr. MADISON thought it wrong to admit in the Constitution the idea that there could be property in men.
Page 154 - Interior may direct, for the faithful disbursement of all moneys which may come into his hands by virtue of his office and for the faithful performance of all his official duties.
Page 394 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant pre-emption rights," approved the fourth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one; and also the five per centum of the net proceeds of the public lands to which the state shall become entitled on her admission into the Union (If Congress shall consent to such appropriation of the two grants last mentioned), shall be set apart as a separate fund to be called the "school fund...
Page 393 - ... five hundred thousand acres of land to which the state is entitled by the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled ' An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands and to grant preemption rights...
Page 388 - The first object then in education must be to lead a child to observe with accuracy ; the second, to express with correctness the result of his observation.
Page 395 - The Commissioners of the school and university lands are hereby authorized and directed to invest, in preference to all other loans and investments, the principal of the school fund now in the treasury, or which may be hereafter paid in, in the bonds of the State of Wisconsin. Interest shall be paid on the funds so invested, at the rate of seven per centum per annum, on the thirty-first day of May, in each year ; and a sum sufficient to pay such interest is hereby annually appropriated out of the...

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