Thomas Jefferson Papers

From William Richardson to University of Virginia Board of Visitors, 1 March 1824

In Council 1st March 1824

The Governor called the attention of the Board to the appointment of Visitors for the University of Virginia, in conformity with the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly passed the 25th February 1819

Whereupon it is Advised that the following persons be appointed Visitors—to wit

Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Chapman Johnson
Joseph C Cabell, George Loyall, James Breckenridge
and John H Cocke—

and in pursuance of the provisions of the aforesaid Act of Assembly the Executive are authorized to appoint a day for the meeting of the said Visitors. It is also 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 meet on that day, the meeting shall stand and be adjourned from day to day until a majority of the Board of Visitors shall attend.

Which the Governor orders accordingly


Wm H. Richardson. C.C.


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