American Journal of Education, Volumen19

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Office of American Journal of Education, 1871
Vol. 17-24 include the circulars, reports and documents issued by the editor as commissioner of education (vol. 18 is the American year-book and register for 1869; v. 19, Special report on education in the District of Columbia).
 

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Página 187 - Honor and shame from no condition rise ; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.
Página 154 - Resolved, That the first Wednesday in January next be the day for appointing electors in the several states, which, before the said day, shall have ratified the said constitution; that the first Wednesday in February next be the day for the electors to assemble In their respective states, and vote for a president; and that the first "Wednesday in March next be the time, and the present seat of congress the place, for commencing proceedings under the said constitution.
Página 292 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Página 144 - December, in the year one thousand eight hundred, provide suitable buildings for the accommodation of Congress, and of the President, and for the public offices of the government of the United States.
Página 166 - There had before been propositions to fix the seat of government either at Philadelphia or at Georgetown on the Potomac, and it was thought that by giving it to Philadelphia for ten years and to Georgetown permanently afterwards, this might, as an anodyne, calm in some degree the ferment which might be excited by the other measure alone.
Página 168 - In testimony whereof, I have caused the Seal of the United States to be affixed to these presents, and signed the same with my hand.
Página 166 - ... him; and that the question having been lost by a small majority only, it was probable that an appeal from me to the judgment and discretion of some of my friends might effect a change in the vote, and the machine of government, now suspended, might be again set into motion.
Página 166 - I proposed to him, however, to dine with me the next day, and I would invite another friend or two, bring them into conference together, and I thought it impossible that reasonable men, consulting together coolly, could fail,. by some mutual sacrifices of opinion, to form a compromise which was- to- save the Union . The discussion took place.
Página 132 - ... without a settlement of their accounts, or a farthing of money in their pockets ; we shall be as much astonished at the virtues of the latter, as we are struck with horror and detestation at the proceedings of the former...
Página 165 - That on the said first Monday in December, in the year one thousand eight hundred, the seat of the government of the United States shall, by virtue of this act, be transferred to the district and place aforesaid. And all offices attached to the said seat of government, shall accordingly be removed thereto by their respective holders, and shall, after the said day, cease to be exercised elsewhere...

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