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Annual Report

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Report to the Governor

Letter of Transmittal

Knoxville, Tenn., January 7, 1897

To His Excellency, Peter Turney,

Governor of Tennessee:

Sir:--We have the honor to submit herewith the Ninth Annual Report of the Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Tennessee. This report is made in accordance with the Act of Congress, approved March 3rd, 1887, and the Act of the General Assembly of Tennessee, approved March 28, 1887. Section 5 of the first mentioned Act contains the following: "It shall be the duty of each of said Stations, annually, on or before the first day of February, to make to the Governor of the State or Territory in which it is located, a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures; a copy of which report shall be sent to each of said Stations, to the Secretary of Agriculture, and to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States."

Hoping that the report will prove satisfactory to your Excellency, we remain, with great respect,

Your obedient servants,

O.P. Temple,

Chairman Experiment Station Committee.

Chas. W. Dabney, Jr.,

President of the University.

J. W. Gaut, Secretary of the Board of Trustees.

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