Message of Governor of New Mexico to the Legislative Assembly

Message of Governor of New Mexico to the Legislative Assembly

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...this school was in 1893 "constituted one of the educational institutions of the territory," when a donation of forty acres of land for a building site was given by Mr. J. J. Hagerman. In 1895, the legislature authorized the issue of bonds to the amount of $15,000.00 for the erection of suitable buildings, and at the same session further authorized an annual territorial tax of twenty one-hundredths of one mill for the school's maintenance. In 189'? the regents negotiated the bonds as provided in act of issue, and the main buildings were completed and received in March, 1898, at a total expense of $20,000.73. This sum includes our water-works plant, plumbing for heat and gas, engines, boilers a11d necessary machinery, and all other expenditures of regents to March, 1898. ln April, 1898, the barracks were furnished at a cost of $3,000, _ which amount includes the fitting up of bedrooms, oflices, kitchen, laundry and mess-hall. In July, 1898, the school-rooms and section rooms were furnished at a cost of $600.00, in August, 1898, the gas plant was put in at-a cost of $600.00; and in December, 1898, a ten room residence was erected at a cost of $2,500. Thus the total amount expended for fixtures and furnishings to date has been in round numbers about $27,000.00, and the total vost of erecting and organizing the school, up to September, 1898, something less than $30,000.00. The institute barracks are of brick, trimmed with red sandstone, three stories, with a fine basement and fortyfive rooms. There are thirty bed-rooms in Inain building, ten in residence just completed, affording lodging for the instructors, domestics and seventy cadets. In spite of this, however, we have not had a vacant bed-room, or bed, since...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905369
  • 9781236905369