A quorum of the Board was not formed untill Friday, July 12th. when John H. Cocke & Joseph C. Cabell appeared and took their seats.
A communication from Mr. Madison, Rector was received, apprising the board of his inability to attend their session; whereupon Joseph C. Cabell was elected Rector pro tempore.
The following committees were then appointed, viz
Of Inspection; Messrs. Cabell, Cocke, and Randolph.
Of Finance; Messrs. Johnson & Broadnax.
To Examine The Proctor’s & Bursar’s accounts; Messrs. Broadnax & Mason.
The remainder of the day was taken up in reading the Chairman’s book.
The Board then adjourned until tomorrow morning 5. O.Clock