Slavery and the Making of the University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Manuscripts Department Slavery and the Making of the University

[Source Description: 8 December 1885. Volume 1:7. Records of the General Faculty and Faculty Council (#40106), University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


Dec 8 '85

Call Meeting.

Pres[iden]t. Battle, Profs. Mangum, Winston, Holmes, Gore, Hume, Henry & Love present.

Pres[iden]t. reported that Wilson Caldwell had been employed as head College servant at $20.00 per month.

In motion Mr. Morehead and P. B. Cox allowed to stand an examination on Math. during the spring term of '86.

The following communication from Prof. Hooper read:

Secretary of the Faculty,

My dear sir,

I have received your letter, conveying Resolutions of the Faculty, with heart-felt emotions.

To have secured the approbation and esteem of my Colleagues, as here so kindly and so warmly expressed, is a support and consolation, in my decline, prized among the most valued of earthly blessings.

Truly & Respectfully,
J. DeB. Hooper.

Adjd. J. W. Gore, Sec'y