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aptness of judgement and correct disposition. (3) An university in which all the branches of science deemed useful in this day shall be taught in their highest degree. This would probably require ten or twelve professors for most of who we shall be obliged to apply to Europe, and most likely to Edingurgh [Edinburgh]. ******* My hopes, however, are kept in check by the ordinary character of our State Legislature, the members of which do not generally possess information enough to perceive the important truths that knowledge is power, that knowledge is safety, and that knowledge is happiness".