Contributions to American Educational History, 第 20 卷

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Herbert Baxter Adams
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898
 

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第 29 頁 - ... and forasmuch as literature and philosophy furnish the most useful and pleasing occupations, improving and varying the enjoyments of prosperity affording relief under the pressure of misfortune, and hope and consolation in the hour of death; and considering that in a commonwealth...
第 76 頁 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of an university, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers, as near the centre as may be (so that the same shall be of good land), to be applied to the intended object by the Legislature of the State.
第 184 頁 - New Orleans for many years of my active life, having formed many friendships and associations dear to me, and deeply sympathizing with its people in whatever misfortunes or disasters may have befallen them, as well as being sincerely desirous of contributing to their moral and intellectual welfare, I do hereby express to you my intention to donate to you by an act of donation...
第 14 頁 - to the extent both of commerce and population, is the solidity of thrones ; both are fed by liberty and competition, which are the nursing mothers of the State, of which the spirit of monopoly is the tyrant and stepmother. Without liberty there are but few virtues. Despotism breeds pusillanimity, and deepens the abyss of vices. Man is considered as sinning before God, only because he retains his free will.
第 105 頁 - Iowa, and Florida, according to their respective federal representative population as ascertained by the last census, to be applied by the Legislatures of the said States to such purposes as the said Legislatures may direct : Provided, That the distributive share to which the District of Columbia shall be entitled, shall be applied to free schools, or education in some other form...
第 19 頁 - Spanish books, and to comply with the other duties of their community in the manner prescribed to them. " This is the nursery of those future matrons who will inculcate on their children the principles which they here imbibe. The education which they receive in this institution is the cause of their being less vicious than the other sex. As to what the boys are taught in the Spanish school, it is soon forgotten. Should their education be continued in a college, they would be confirmed in their religious...
第 76 頁 - All moneys arising from the sales which have been or may hereafter be made of any lands heretofore granted by the United States to this State, for the use of a seminary of learning, and from any kind of donation that may hereafter be made for that purpose, shall be and remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which, at six...
第 16 頁 - Orleans, to the amount of seventy thousand dollars, and shipped to Fort Pitt for their use. In January, 1778, Captain Willing, an American officer, with a party of fifty men, descended the river, and ravaged the British shore of the Mississippi from the bayou Manchac to Natchez. On the 8th of May, 1779, Spain declared war against Great Britain, and on the 8th of July, the people of Louisiana were authorized to take their share in the war against the colonies of Great Britain. Accordingly, Galvez...
第 15 頁 - The people here will remain quiet as long as they are gently treated ; but the use of the rod would produce confusion and ruin. Their dispositions are the result of the happy state of liberty to which they have been accustomed from the cradle, and in which they ought to be maintained, so far as is consistent with the laws of the kingdom.
第 185 頁 - In order that there shall be no doubt in regard to my intentions, I will say it is not my desire to bind you to distribute the incomes or benefits of the fund or property to any particular school, college, or institution of learning, or to create any claim on the part of any school, college, or institution of learning to any distributive share; nor do I design to subject you collectively or individually to any responsibility to those intended to be benefited or to any individual responsibility of...

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