James Madison Papers

Board of Visitors, University of Virginia, 12 July 1833

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

Ms (ViU).

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