First Report of the Board of Regents

Title

First Report of the Board of Regents

Description

(Pp. 5)
    In a short letter written to the board of regents, governor David Butler reports the state's University Fund. Governor Butler also mentions the federally allocated land, which at the time was being surveyed for sale.

Creator

Board of Regents

Source

First Report of the Board of Regents, 1871

Publisher

State Journal Power Press Print

Date

January, 1871

Rights

University of Nebraska Special Collections & Archives

Original Format

Official regents' pamphlet

Text

In a response to a resolution passed, the Governor made the following report:

Lincoln, December 23rd, 1870.

To the Honorable Board of Regents:

GENTLEMEN:- In response to your resolution passed to-day, I submit the following:

            The amount of University Funds now on hands is $26,431.23.

            Amount of taxable property in the State amounts to $53,000,000 from which an additional fund will be derived amounting to $53,000.

            Total amount of funds available during coming year, $79,431.23

            The General Government has donated for University purposes, 46,080 acres. For Agricultural College, 90,000 acres. These latter lands are now being selected.

            Respectfully submitted.

                                    DAVID BUTLER

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Citation

Board of Regents, “First Report of the Board of Regents,” Nebraska U, accessed October 17, 2021, https://unlhistory.unl.edu/items/show/355.

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