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January 15, 1804
According to his tombstone, former presiding professor (similar to chancellor) Charles Wilson Harris died. Newspaper accounts of his death report the date as January 26, 1804. Harris served as presiding professor in 1796.
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January 26, 1804
According to contemporary newspaper accounts, former presiding professor (similar to chancellor) Charles Wilson Harris died. The inscription on his tombstone, however, reports his death date as January 15, 1804. Harris served as presiding professor in 1796.
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