Annual Report of the Regents of the University of the State of New York

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Página 15 - to require every academy receiving a distributive share of public money, under the preceding section equal to seven hundred dollars per annum, to establish and maintain in such academy, a department for the instruction of common school teachers, under the direction of the said Regents, as a condition of receiving the distributive share of every such academy.
Página 213 - Madison brook, which retained the flood waters, and discharged them nearly uniformly through the reservoir pipes, causing the highest ratio to appear in the month of the least fall, and the smallest ratio in the month of the greatest fall of water. It is therefore obvious, that an average of June to October, (5 months) will be required to give a proper view of the drainage during the season of the greatest evaporation. From June to October the Eaton brook valley gave a drainage of 0.319, and Madison...
Página 97 - A or an is styled the indefinite article : it is used in a vague sense to point out one single thing of the kind, in other respects indeterminate : as, " Give me a book ;"
Página 213 - ... adjoining lands that drain into it are more easy; and the soil, in some parts, is more porous than that on Eaton brook. In both cases the country is cultivated, and presents the usual proportion of cultivated and timbered lands, that is generally considered necessary in farming districts. The Eaton brook valley, I should think, would afford more than an average drainage over a large district of country, including the usual varieties of soil; and the Madison brook would, probably, not differ materially...
Página 212 - August is the minimum month, and shows a drainage of 0.192, or nearly ' the fall: July is the maximum month, (except December, which drained the snow of November,) and a drainage of 0.414, or over | of the fall. From table No. 2, it appears, the average drainage for the year 1835, including the snow on the ground on the 1st of January, was 0.449, or nearly half the falling water: January to May, inclusive, (5 months,) 0.662, or MY | of the fall: June to October, inclusive, (5 months,) 0.246, or say...
Página 113 - Kinderbrook Academy, in 1839, said: "It is our aim to direct our pupils to those subjects which are of the greatest practical utility and to lay the foundation broad and deep for a solid education. With this idea we have devoted a portion of each week to some subject connected with the general principles of government, or to a consideration of the constitution of the United States, or the structure of our own state government.
Página 212 - December, 1835, inclusive, (7 months,) was 0.392 of the falling water or nearly |; and the average from June to October, inclusive, (5 months,) was 0.319, or nearly .! of the fall: August is the minimum month, and shows a drainage of 0.192, or nearly...
Página 11 - Fund, and apportioned among the several academies of the State ; and by the 9th section, it was made the duty of the Regents of the University ' to require every academy receiving a distributive share of public money...

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