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Second Morrill Act

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, that the State of Mississippi hereby accepts the provisions of act of Congress entitled an act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several states under the provision of an act approved July 2nd, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and acts of supplementary thereto, which act was approved March 2nd, 1887.

That the money received by this state under the aforesaid act shall be expended under the direction of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of this State, situated near Starkville; and the agricultural experiment station for this State provided for in said act of Congress, shall be established in connection with said college, and the trustees of said college be and they are hereby authorized to set apart for the use of said station so much of the land and other property belonging to said college as they may deem necessary from time to time.

Be it further enacted, that this act be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 31, 1888.

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