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Página 336 - Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of these resolutions to the Executive of the United States and of the State of Maine, and to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.
Página 128 - ... encourage, by all suitable means, the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement, by establishing a uniform system of free public schools, by taxation or otherwise, for all children between the ages of five and twenty-one years, and shall, as .soon as practicable, establish schools of higher grade.
Página 344 - Assembly, the decision of the court shall be certified to the President of the Senate or to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be...
Página 128 - It has arrested the religious feeling of the country ; it has taken strong hold on the consciences of men. He is a rash man, indeed, and little conversant with human nature, and especially has he a very erroneous estimate of the character of the people of this country, who supposes that a feeling of this kind is to be trifled with or despised. It will assuredly cause itself to be respected.
Página 129 - No money shall be drawn from the treasury for the benefit of religious societies, or theological or religious seminaries. 6. The civil and political rights, privileges and capacities of no individual shall be diminished or enlarged on account of his opinions or belief concerning matters of religion.
Página 28 - ... will not require the inspiration of a prophet to determine whether the State shall eventually assume the first rank in the Republic of Letters, by founding and rearing up an institution of noble stature and just proportions, worthy alike of the State and of learning, and equally worthy the name of University, or whether the State shall ultimately sink to a low level in the world of knowledge, having institutions under the imposing name of colleges, scattered through the length and breadth of...
Página 342 - ... acres, in legal subdivisions, of any lands of the United States, on any part of the public domain subject to private entry, at the minimum price of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, the same, when so entered being hereby made, and declared to be for the benefit of the inhabitants of congressional township number twentyseven, north, of range number six, east, in the county of Wabash, and State of Indiana, and to stand in lieu of a deficit of that quantity in the amount of school...
Página 14 - ... share of the arts and sciences, but who have added not a single particle to knowledge nor taken one step in improvement; whose only policy is to prevent innovation, and whose only power is to perpetuate succession.* Here is another people, whose population does not exceed one-tenth that of Ohio, whose place can scarcely be found on the map, who commenced barbarians, yet who have given to the world new sciences and new arts, and whose mighty men infused into language " Thoughts that breathe and...
Página 292 - On the Tittabawassee river, in Midland county, numerous indications of the existence of brine springs were noticed, extending from near the mouth of Chippewa river as far as I ascended the former stream, being a few miles above the mouth of Salt river. Upon either side of the Tittabawassee river, between the points noted, small pools of brackish water were observed, as also, occasionally, springs discharging a similar water in small quantities; and although an examination showed the waters to contain...
Página 292 - Nearly a mile above this spring upon the same bank, and elevated from eight to ten feet above the water of the river, is a second spring, discharging a somewhat larger quantity of water. Near by, but at a greater elevation, several small springs of brackish water were seen issuing from the sloping bank of the river, which, upon examination, were found to contain a notable quantity of salt. "The quantity of water discharged from these springs is small, but when considered in connection with those...