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ized to accede to the request of Prof. Alva Bradish with the distinct understanding, however, that this shall not in any respect be understood as giving cause of any claim for compensation by Prof. Bradish against the University, nor shall it be so construed as to change the original understanding that Prof. Bradish’s appointment was not to draw after it ary claim for salary or compensation, and the sum of $65 is hereby appropriated to pay the travelling expenses and board of Prof. Bradish while engaged in the exercises herein contemplated.

A bill of $16.21 was received from Samuel Niles for expenses as a member of the Board of visitors, which on motion of Regent McIntyre was ordered paid by a warrant for said amount.

On motion of Regent Johnson,

Resolved, That the Chairman of the Finance Committee be instructed to investigate fully the account of charges by the State for management of the University Funds, and that said committee incorporate the result in their report to the Board.

The President reported progress in the memorial sent to Congress for an additional grant of land to the University, as requested by the Joint Resolutions of the Legislature of 1853.

A communication was received from Ex-Regent Patterson explaining certain expenditures made by the Steward.

On motion of Regent Bishop, this communication with the accounts and vouchers of the Steward, was referred to Regent Baxter, as a special committee, to examine and report as soon as possible to the Finance Committee.

On motion of Regent Parsons,

Resolved, That the office of Treasurer of this Board be declared vacant.

Resolved, That Henry W. Wells be and he is hereby appoint red Treasurer to hold his office during the pleasure of this Board with annual salary of $200, in full compensation for his services „As such Treasurer,

Resolved, That the Treasurer above appointed be required to «execute to this Board a Bond in the penal sum of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars, with two sufficient sureties approved by this Board, for the faithful and proper discharge of his duties as

such officer, which Bond so approved shall be entered at length upon the Journal.

On motion of Regent Johnson,

Resolved, That the thanks of the Regents of the University be presented to T. M. Easton, Esq. of Detroit, for the Slab of Whale Bone contributed by him to the museum of the University, and that the Secretary transmit to him a copy of this resolution.

On motion of Regent McIntyre,

Resolved, That the President and Professors Boise and Frieze be and they are hereby authorized to secure the services of some suitable gentleman as Professor of Anciert Languages in the University from the commencement of next year at an annual salary not exceeding $1,000.

On motion of Regent Bishop, the chairman of the Finance Committee and the new Treasurer were directed to settle with the late Treasurer.

On motion of Regent Bishop, the Secretary was directed to serve a copy of the resolution declaring the office of Treasurer vacant personally on J. M. Chase, the late Treasurer.

On motion of Regent Bishop, a special committee, consisting of Regents McIntyre, Bishop and Baxter, was appointed to examine and make a final report on the subject of removing the Medical Department.

On motion of Regent Baxter, Dr. Brunnow was authorized to employ an assistant in the Observatory at a salary not exceeding $250 per annum, to commence July 1, 1858.

A Bill of $15, was received from E. L. Brown for expenses as Regent-ordered paid by warrant for said amount.

A bill of $18.50, was received from J. E. Johnson for expenses as Regent-ordered paid by warrant for said amount.

A bill of $15, was received from L. H. Parsons for expenses as Regent-ordered paid by warrant for said amount.

On motion of Regent Johnson,

Resolved, That in addition to the initiation fee of $10, now charged, the sum of $5, be charged annually upon each pupil admitted to the University to be devoted to the payment of incidental expenses.

The new Treasurer, llenry W. Wells, having presented a Bond with the required penalty of $25,000, signed by himself and two sureties, on motion of Regent Bishop, the same was approved and the Secretary directed to record said Bond in the Journal.

On motion of Regent Bishop,

Resolved, That it be referred to the Executive Committee to prepare and report a plan of location of a woodhouse, with an estimate of its cost, at the next meeting.

On motion of Regent Parsons, the Secretary was directed to inform the State Treasurer that Henry W. Welles is elected Treasurer of the University,

On motion of Regent Bishop, the President, Regent McIntyre, and Prof. Douglas were appointed a special committee to expend not to exceed $100, in the improvement of the University grounds before the Commencement in June next.

On motion, the Board a ljourned to meet again on Tuesday, June 22, 1858, at 10 A. M.

J. L. TAPPAN, Secretary. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN,

Tuesday, June 22d, 1858. The Board assembled at 10, A. M. Present Hon's J. East. man Johnson, Levi Bishop, E. Lakin Brown, L. H. Parsons.

On motion, Regent Bishop was appointed chairman.

The minutes of the last meeting were read, amended and approved

A communication was received from Hon. Geo. W. Pack, informing the Board that he would be unable to serve as Regent for the 6th District in consequence of his intended removal from the State, which was ordered filed.

A report was received from Regent Bishop on behalf of the Finance Committee, in which he stated that he had collected $475, of the amount due on the Detroit Observatory subscription, and had remitted the same to Mr. Fitz.

A communication was received from the Faculty of Science, Literature and the Arts, containing recommendations to Degrees, which was adopted. A communication was received from the Faculty of Science, Literature and the Arts, recommending

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On motion it was resolved that said Degree should hereafter be conferred in accordance with the request of the Faculty.

A communication was received from the Young Men's Christian Association requesting an appropriation toward furnishing their room, which was laid on the table.

A communication was received from Prof. Bradish declining to receive the compensation allowed for expenses incurred by him in delivering a course of lectures at the University, and requesting the Board to reconsider the resolution passed in regard to him at its last meeting.

Regent Parsons moved to re-consider said resolution, which was carried. After a short discussion the subject was laid on the table for the present.

On motion of Regent Parsons,

Resolved, That the Secretary of this Board inform the Secretary of State that the office of Regent of the University in the that the Board confer the Degree of Master of Science on graduates of the Scientific course of three years standing. 6th Judicial District is vacant by the neglect of Hon. Geo. W. Pack, Regent elect of that District, to qualify. On motion the Board adjourned to 1,30, P. M.

Tuesday, June 22d, 1858. The Board re-assembled at 1,30, P. M. Present Regents Johnson, Bishop, Brown, Parsons, and Ferry.

On motion Regent Johnson was appointed Chairman.

The oath of office having been administered to Regent Ferry, on motion of Regent Bishop, he was asked to take a seat as a member of the Board.

A memorial was received from J. Adams Allen, M. D., requesting that a Degree should be conferred on Julius Sterling Morton,

On motion of Regent Brown, the subject was referred to a committee of three.

Regents Brown, Bishop, and Ferry, were appointed said committee.

A communication was received from Miss S. J. Burger and Miss H. A. Patton of Ann Arbor, asking admission to the University.

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A similar request was received from Miss A. J. Chapin, of Lansing.

On motion of Regent Parsons, the subject was referred to a committee of three.

Regents Parsons, McIntyre, and Baxter were appointed said committee.

A bill of $7.75 was received from the Detroit Daily Adverti-. ser, which was ordered paid by a warrant for said amount.

A committee consisting of Messrs. Pitman and Vernor waited on the Board with proposals on behalf of the Young Men's Society of Detroit, relative to the purchase of the University lot in said city.

On motion of Regent Bishop,

Resolved, That the special committee on sale of University lot be authorized to execute a contract for a deed to the Board of Managers of the Young Men's Society of the city of Detroit, of the lot on the corner of Bates and Larned streets, in the city of Detroit, Mich., being 80 feet on Larned street by 210 feet on Bates street, at the rate of $100 per foot front on Bates street, on 100 years time, with interest at the rate of seven per cent per annum, payable semi-annually, and said interest to commence on the first day of January, 1860.

It is understood that the Young Men's Society are to indemnify the city for any improvements they may have on said property, and shall pay all taxes and assessments on the property till they shall become the absolute owners thereof.

A bill of $21 was received from S. Niles for expenses as visitor, which was ordered paid by a warrant for said amount. On motion the Board adjourned.

Wednesday, June 23, 1858. The Board assembled at 8,30, A. M. Present Regents Johnson, Bishop, Brown, Parsons and Ferry.

On motion Regent Johnson was appointed Chairman.

A bill of $7.30 was received from H. C. Knight, for expenses. as visitor, which was ordered paid by a warrant for said amount.

On motion of Regent Parsons,

Resolved, That the meetings and proceedings of this Board are and shall be open and free to the public and to all who may

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