A Memoir of the REV. Elisha Mitchell; Together with the Tributes of Respect to His Memory, by Various Public Meetings and Literary Associations, and the Addresses Delivered at the Re-Interment of His Remains, by Rt. REV. James H. Otey

A Memoir of the REV. Elisha Mitchell; Together with the Tributes of Respect to His Memory, by Various Public Meetings and Literary Associations, and the Addresses Delivered at the Re-Interment of His Remains, by Rt. REV. James H. Otey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...D. STOCKTON. MEETING OF THE PHILANTHROPIC SOCIETY. Pnrnarvrnnorrc HALL, July 26, 1857. THE members of the Philanthropic Society having learned the sudden and melancholy death of the Rev. Elisha Mitchell, D. D., the Senior Professor in our University; to express the feelings which the sad event has inspired us with, have Resolved, That in the death of Dr. Mitchell our University and the cause of learning in our Country have suffered a great and irreparable loss; that we, his pupils, are bereft of a most able, skillful and learned instructor, and have been separated forever from a man whom we admired and a friend whom we loved, whose many kind offices and wise counsels we shall sadly miss. Resolved, That we offer our sincere and earnest sympathies in this affiietion to the family of our deceased friend, and to the Faculty of the University which he served and honored so long. _ Resolved, That our Society, of which he was a member and whose interest he always gladly served, has lost a warm and zealous patron and friend; and that our members wear the badge of mourning for thirty days. Resolved, That the Committee present copies of these resolutions to the family of Dr. Mitchell, and to the Faculty of the University. W. S. HUMPHRIES, ADDISON HARVEY, COM S. D. GOZA, ' E. S. J. BELL. MEETING OF THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE. DAVIDSON Common, July 16, 1857. On motion of Rev. Dr. Lacy, Resolved, That a Committee consisting of O. L. Hunter, M. D., Rev. W. W. Pharr and Edwin R. Harris, Esq., be appointed to prepare resolu tions expressing the views of the Board, in relation to the sudden and melancholy end, of the late Rev. Elisha Mitchell, D. D., Professor in the University of North Carolina. The following Preamble and Resolutions were...show more

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