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8th-13th, inclusive, and laid over, for final consideration, to the
next meeting of the Board."

On motion of Dr. Mercer, it was

Resolved, That the Rt. Rev. Bishops Polk and Elliott be asso-
ciated with the Secretary, to superintend the publishing of the
Constitution and Statutes.

On motion of Mr. Fairbanks, it was

Resolved, That the expenses incurred by the Board at this meet-
ing, be referred to the Executive Committee for settlement.

On motion of Mr. Fairbanks, it was

Resolved, That when this Board shall finish its present session,
it shall stand adjourned subject to the call of the President; or, in
the event of his death or other contingency, at the call of the Bishop
next in order of consecration.

On motion of the Rt. Rev. Dr. Polk, it was

Resolved, That the Executive Committee be authorized to take
such steps as they may deem necessary to place such lands on the
University domain as are not required for University purposes un-
der lease, so soon as the necessary partitions and surveys now
being made are completed.

The minutes were then read and approved.

Prayers were offered, and the benediction pronounced by the
President, and the Board adjourned.

JAS. H. OTEY, President.

DAVID PISE, Secretary.



An Act to amend the Act of January 6th, 1858, Chapter 29th of the
Private Laws, entitled "An Act to Establish the University of
the South."

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State
of Tennessee: That Stephen Elliott, Wm. N. Hawks, Daniel Grif-
fin, and J. Hamilton Couper, be, and they are hereby appointed ad-
ditional Trustees to said University of the South.

SEC. 2. The said University of the South shall have power and
authority to receive donations and grants of land, in addition to
the number of acres specified in the Tenth Section of the Charter.
Provided, That if said additional donations or grants are of lands


in this State, that such lands be sold and disposed of by the Uni-
versity, and converted into personal securities or State bonds.

SEC. 3. The said University of the South shall have a right to
establish such police and municipal regulations as may be necessary
for the preservation of order and the enforcement of the by-laws of
said University; the same to be consistent with the laws and con-
stitutions of the United States and of this State. That the forego-
ing shall be the Amendment of the Charter of said University.

SEC. 4. Be it further enacted: That this Act shall take effect
from and after its passage.
(Signed) W. C. WHITTHORNE,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Speaker of the Senate.

Passed January 19th, 1860.


I, J. E. R. Ray, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the
foregoing Act is a true copy of the enrolled Act, now on file in my
office, passed by the Legislature of Tennessee on the 19th day of
January, A. D. 1860.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed the great seal
[L. S.] of the State of Tennessee, at office in
Nashville, on this 3d day of February,
A. D. 1860.

(Signed) J. E. R. RAY,
Secretary of State.

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