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This broadside of a letter by W. F. M. Arny was written to Governor John White Geary about the need for education in Kansas Territory. Arny, an agent with the National Kansas Committee, proposed the creation of three funds: a university fund, a seminary fund, and a common school fund. Within the university structure, he proposed a normal school, an agricultural and horticultural school, and a mechanical school. He thought that it would be best to ask Congress for land for schools.

Creator: Arny, W. F. M. (William Frederick Milton), 1813-1881
Date: December 8, 1856

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Item Number: 90378
Call Number: Port Vault K 379 Ar66L 1856
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90378

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