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[page torn]in to resign the chemical chair entirely, if the Trustees can provide
[page torn]competent Successor.
Would it be desireable t have an additional course of lectures, after the
degree of Batchelor of Arts? For instance
The President to give one course of lectures in Political economy; and another course on
the history of Forms of Government + of Jurisprudence, in ancient and
modern times; with their effect on Society.
A Professor of Law attached to the College making as in other cases, three recitations for each student.
He hopes also the Trustees will aid the medical board in procuring
the establishment of a medical School in Columbia, by some general recommendation for this purpose. The more men of
Science, and the more varied attainment, we can gather around us,
the more respectable will all our literary institutions become.
The President does not recommend, he merely suggests the above plan,"
[page torn]late edition of the Laws, the examination of the junior class
[page torn]rected t take place on the second Monday of March. As the Faculty
[page torn]not furnished with those Laws till a week after that time,
compliance was impossible. The examinations ought to take place at
those times when a full attendance of Trustees and other respectable
persons can be reasonably expected. For the present Season, the examinations
must take place as heretofore appointed, in the second week of June.
The want of punctuality in the payments required for the College, and the
Steward, continues. The Professors are compelled to dress [?] the young men, and
prep them very unpleasantly. It is a circumstance that (till this year,"
has actually jeopardized the existence of the Institution for many years
past, in conjunction with the objections to the stewards table, to which
[page torn]demand for money gives rise; when no other good reason can be
[page torn]. This is mentioned now, because the inconvenience has been "