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UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

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ITS ORIGIN, GROWTH

AND

PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT

COMPILED BY

REGENT LUCIUS L. HUBBARD

ANN ARBOR

1923

EXCHANGE

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

AS AFFECTED BY

CONGRESSIONAL AND LEGISLATIVE ACTS, CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS, JUDICIAL DECISIONS,

AND LEGAL OPINIONS

ORGANIZATION AND AIMS

AS REFLECTED IN ITS

BY-LAWS

AS AFFECTED BY

CONGRESSIONAL AND LEGISLATIVE
ACTS, CONSTITUTIONAL PRO-
VISIONS, JUDICIAL DECIS-
IONS, AND LEGAL

OPINIONS

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY

TERRITORIAL PERIOD

Extract from "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory

of the United States North-West of the River Ohio"

Preamhle--Fifth Paragraph*

NORTH-WEST

1787-1800.

* In the following conipilation original sources have been consulted, when accessible, and their typography followed.-ED.

"The governor and judges, or a majority of

them, shall adopt and publish in the disTERRITORY.

trict, such laws of the original states, crim

inal and civil, as may be necessary, and best suited to the circumstances of the district, and report them to Congress, from time to time, which laws shall be in force in the district until the organization of the general assembly therein, unless disapproved of by Congress; but afterwards the legislature shall have authority to alter them as they shall think fit. * * * * * *

Article the Third. Religion, morality and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged." **** (July 13, 1787). Cf. Laws of the Terr. of Mich., Detroit, 1820, p. 3.

CATHOLEPISTE

MIAD.

August 26, 1817. An act to establish the
Catholepistemiad, or University of Mich-

igania. Be it enacted by the Governor and the Judges of the Territory of Michigan, That there shall be in the said Territory

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