Morrill Land Act
An act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts.
Courtesy of the United States National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
In addition to the signature of President Abraham Lincoln, the act is signed by Rep. Galusha A. Grow (R-PA), Speaker of the House of Representatives and Sen. Solomon Foot (R-VT), President of the Senate, pro tempore.
Click here to view a PDF of the 1st page of the Morrill Act.