In Council Feby 29th 1820.
The Governor called the attention of the Board to the subject of appointing visitors for the University of Virginia, in conformity with the provisions of an act of Assembly passed the 25th day of January 1819—whereupon the following persons were duly appointed Visitors, towit: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Chapman Johnson, Joseph C Cabell, Robert B Taylor, James Breckenridge and John H Cocke —
And in pursuance of the aforesaid Act of Assembly the Executive is authorised to fix on a day for the meeting of the Visitors—It is advised that the said Visitors shall assemble on the first monday in April next at the said University near Charlottesville in the County of Albemarle, and should a majority fail to assemble on that day, the meeting shall stand and be adjourned from day to day, until a majority of the Board of Visitors shall attend.
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Th: M. Randolph
ViU: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.