Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition, 1867: Published Under the Direction of the Secretary of State by Authority of the Senate of the United States
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1870
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Page 150 - ... to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts . . . in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Page 255 - January one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, no person shall be entitled to recover any Charge in any court of law for any medical or surgical advice, attendance, or for the performance of any operation, or for any medicine which he shall have both prescribed and supplied, unless he shall prove upon the trial that he is registered under this Act.
Page 251 - The Royal College of Physicians : The Royal College of Surgeons of England: The Apothecaries Society of London : The University of Oxford: The University of Cambridge : The University of Durham : The University of London : The College of Physicians of Edinburgh : The College of Surgeons of Edinburgh : The Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of...
Page 87 - Behold, thou art fair, my love; behold, thou art fair; thou hast doves' eyes within thy locks: thy hair is as a flock of goats, that appear from mount Gilead.
Page 148 - The Legislature shall encourage the promotion of intellectual, scientific and agricultural improvement; and shall, as soon as practicable, provide for the establishment of an Agricultural School.
Page 65 - I found both masters and foremen in other countries much more scientifically educated than our own. The workmen of other countries have a far superior education to ours, many of whom have none whatever. Their productions show clearly that it is not there a machine working a machine, but that brains sit at the loom, and intelligence stands at the spinning wheeL...
Page 37 - There is hardly any considerable house in Lyons, in which there is not a partner who owes his place in it to his success as an artist. The town of Lyons is so conscious of the value of such studies, that it contributes 20,000 francs per annum to the government establishment of the School of Arts, which takes charge of every youth who shows an aptitude for drawing, or imitative design of any kind, applicable to manufactures. Hence all the eminent, painters, sculptors, even botanists and florists of...
Page 383 - ... course in civil engineering, in part identical with the general scientific course, bat concluding with professional studies ; and, finally, shorter courses in mining, engineering, and in analytical chemistry. Excellent working chemical laboratories are in operation. Valuable collections in natural history and in the fine arts have already been formed, and the astronomical observatory is fast becoming one of the most distinguished in the country. The degrees conferred in this general department...
Page 92 - Some i observations on a few of the principal districts is all that will be attempted. It has already been stated in a former part of this work, that Massachusetts is the principal manufacturing state in this country. An act was passed by the Senate and House of Representatives of that state, in 1837, for the purpose of obtaining " Statistical information in relation to certain branches of industry within the Commonwealth.
Page 293 - The question of the establishment of normal schools began as long ago as 1816 • the honor of the first public advocacy of their importance belonging to Denison Olmsted, afterward for many years, and up to the time of his death, a distinguished professor in Yale College. But the movement then begun did not culminate in the actual establishment of such an institution until 1839, when, under the stimulus of a conditional offer of $10,000 by Mr. Edmund Dwight, of Massachusetts, legislative measures...