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Title: Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees Minutes, January 3, 1850 [Containing Resolutions on the Repair and Use of University Grounds and Buildings]: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees. Executive Committee
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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First Edition, 2005
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Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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2005-07-15, Brian Dietz finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: Records of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina (#40001), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees Minutes, January 3, 1850 [Containing Resolutions on the Repair and Use of University Grounds and Buildings]
Author: [Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees]
Description: 3 pages, 3 page images
Note: Call number 40001 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees Minutes, January 3, 1850 [Containing Resolutions on the Repair and Use of University Grounds and Buildings]
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees. Executive Committee



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Executive Office
January 3rd 1850
Executive Committee met

Present

The Governor laid before the committee letters from Professor Mitchell & Judge Battle on sundry subjects relating to the property & affairs of the University, when the committee after due consideration adopted the following resolutions.
1st Resolved that the sum of Five Hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated for the improvement of the grounds around the college buildings to be drawn from the Treasurer and expendid under the order and direction of the committee hereafter appointed
2nd Resolved that the said committee be authorised and directed to have the covering of the South Building repaired
3rd Resolved that the Caldwell House , heretofore purchased by the Trustees for the Presidents residence ought to

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occupied by the President of the College for the time being; and that Gov Swain be authorised & requested to take possession of the same.
4th Resolved that the House and appurtenances now in the occupancy of Gov Swain be appropriated to the use and occupation of the Professor of Rhetoric & Logic
5th That the said committee be and they are hereby authorised & directed to cause both of these places, the dwelling outhouses, & fences to be properly repaired; that they make sale on the best terms they can, of such superfluous or unnecessary Out-Houses as can be spared from either of these places; & that the requisite repairs of inclosures & fences be made of stone.
6th That said committee be directed to cause the old society Halls in the South Building to be fitted up for Dormitories or such other uses as the Institution may require.
7th Resolved that Gov Swain Judge Battle & Professor Mitchell be and they, or a majority of them, are hereby appointed a committee to carry out the foregoing resolutions, to cause

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all repairs & work therein contemplated to be done in the most faithfull and workmanlike manner and that they draw on the Treasurer from time to time for such sums of money as may be necessary.
Resolved, that John W Norwood Esqr the University atto. for the Hillsboro district be requested to make inquiry into certain alleged trespasses on the University lands near Chapel Hill & to take such steps as may be necessary to dispossess & punish intruders.
Committee adjourned

C. L. Hinton, Sec.