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Title: Resolution on the Death of Dr. Caldwell, January 31, 1835: Electronic Edition.
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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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Title of collection: University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Resolution on the Death of Dr. Caldwell, January 31, 1835
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Resolution on the Death of Dr. Caldwell , January 31, 1835
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A meeting of the citizens of Hillsborough was held on Friday the 30th instant, to adopt resolutions expressive of their feelings on occasion of the death of the late Rev. Dr. Caldwell , President of the University. The Hon. Frederick Nash was called to the chair. The object of the meeting being briefly explained by the Chairman, the following resolutions were offered by the Rev. William M. Green , prefaced by a very feeling and appropriate address, who was followed by Hugh Waddell, esq. in terms no less suited to the occasion.
Resolved, That this meeting has heard with unfeigned sorrow of the death of the Rev. JOSEPH CALDWELL , D. D., the late venerable and much-loved President of our University.
Resolved, That in his death we deplore the loss of the Christian, the Philanthropist, the Scholar, and the Public Benefactor.
Resolved, That, as a tribute of respect to the memory of the deceased, the members of this meeting do wear crape on their left arms for thirty days; and that the same be recommended to the alumni of our University generally.
Resolved. That the "Executive Committee" of our University be, and they hereby are requested, if consistent with their views of propriety, to appoint one of the alumni of the University to deliver a eulogy on the character of the deceased. at Chapel Hill, on the afternoon of the day preceding the next Commencement.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the afflicted widow of the deceased, to the officers of the University, to the Governor of the State as ex officio President of Board of Trustees, and to the Hon. Duncan Cameron, President of the Executive Committee.
Resolved, That the Editors of the Hillsborough Recorder, Raleigh Register, Star, and Standard, be respectfully requested to publish the foregoing resolutions.
The above resolutions were unanimously adopted.

W. J. BINGHAM , Secretary.

Hillsborough, January 31st, 1835.