Report Volume 34

Report Volume 34

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...districts, --a determination not to be outdone by their neighbors. An increased interest in matters of education seems perme-ating every school district in the county. I attribute this, in ra, very great degree, to the greater efficiency and zeal of our teachers. They have deserved well the gratitude of parents.and pupils; their influence has reached every home in our county, and quickened into new life self-interests that lay slumbering. To the citizens of Genesee county I am under many obligations, for the kind words that have given encouragement, the good counsel that has often aided me, and a hospitality always generously extended. By au act of Coiigress, entitled "An act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union, on certain conditions," the following proposition was offered to the Legislature of the State of Michigan, and accepted: First. That section numbered sixteen in every township of the public lands, and, where such section has been sold or otherwise disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to the State for the use of schools. This grant amounted to 1,068,340 acres, of which only 1,009,025 acres proved to be susceptible of location in section sixteen, --thus making a deficiency of 59,315 acres. Under the provision of the above act 12,590 acres have been selected and confirmed to the State, --leaving an unselected deficiency of 46,725 acres. In 1860 a carefully prepared statement of the condition of every township in the State was made, showing in acres the amount in each township, the available amount in section sixteen, the amount of school land granted for each township, more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236737784
  • 9781236737786