James Madison Papers

Board of Visitors, University of Virginia, 11 July 1828

Friday, July 11. The Board met, present the same as yesterday, with the addition of Joseph C. Cabell.

The forenoon was employed in attending the examination, and in reading various communications & testimonials concerning applicants for the Professorships of Antient Languages & Natural Philosophy.

Agreeably to the resolution to that effect, passed at the meeting in July 1827, Joseph C. Cabell, John H. Cocke and William C. Rives were appointed a committee to examine & report to the Board, the state and condition of the library, &c &c.

The following resolution was adopted: Resolved That the account of the Editors of the Virginia Advocate, be referred to the Proctor, to be adjusted and settled, in the usual mode; and that the amount found due, be paid out of any monies in the hands of the Bursar, not otherwise appropriated.

In the afternoon, the Board again attended the examination.

Ms (ViU).

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