Report of Hearings on H. Res. 587, Calling Upon the Attorney-general to Investigate the Financial and Educational Affairs of the George Washington University ...

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Page 32 - 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...
Page 31 - AN ACT To provide for the further development of agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of the act entitled "An act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 31 - ... the act of congress entitled "An act donating public lands to the several states and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts " approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.
Page 34 - persons of every religious denomination shall be capable of being elected trustees, nor shall any person, either as principal, professor, tutor or pupil, be refused admittance into said college, or denied any of the privileges, immunities or advantages thereof, for, or on account of his sentiments in matters of religion.
Page 35 - ... all lawful ways; to have and use a common seal, and to alter and change the same at pleasure; to make and alter, from time to time, such by-laws not inconsistent with the Constitution of the United States or the laws in force in the District as they may deem necessary for the government of the institution, and to confer...
Page 35 - That the said corporation shall further have power to have and to use a common seal, and to alter and change the same at its pleasure...
Page 31 - ... lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and notice thereof given at the proper land office.
Page 32 - That there shall be, and hereby is, annually appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, arising from the sales of public lands, to be paid as hereinafter provided, to each State and Territory for the more complete endowment and maintenance of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 33 - SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That the constitution of the said college, herein and hereby declared and established, shall be, and remain, the inviolate constitution of the said college forever; and the same shall not be altered, or alterable, by any ordinance or law of the said trustees : Provided, That it may be lawful for the Congress of the United States to revoke and repeal this act, at any and at all times whenever they shall think fit so to do.
Page 35 - College hereunder, may make, sign, and acknowledge before any officer authorized to take acknowledgment of deeds in the District...

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