We received a letter from the Cayuga County Historian’s office in Auburn, N.Y. today. In it was a copy of the “Bulletin of Washington College” from February, 1924.
Monthly Archives: October 2013
We will have details soon.
For now, let’s take a look the minutes from a previous Board of Trustees meeting.
The Board of Trustees met by call from the President
Rev. John W. Doak, President
Rev. Samuel Doak, V.P.
____ Payne, Esq.
Jonathan Collum, Esq.
William Stitehill, Esq.
Henry Hofs and John Stephenson, Esq. heretofore elected as trustees of this college appeared, took the usual oath ________ in such cases and took their seats. Henry Hofs was then appointed Clerk of the Board Pro. Tem.
W. John Nelson having at our last meeting been elected a trustee of the College this day met with the Board and expressed his willingness to serve provided he be considered as being now under the obligation of the same oath which he took on a former occasion after his first election to the office of a trustee of this College without the repeated administration of an oath which he deems unnecessary wherefore it was agreed that he take his seat without a formal repetition of an oath.
The Board proceeded to the final graduation of John D. Hannah, John V. Bovell and John C. Palmer on the Latin and Greek languages, the Arts and Sciences and the examination was sustained and it was there upon agreed that the first degree of Bachelor of Arts be conferred on each of them and that they receive their diplomas.
Ordered by the Board that John D. Hannah be authorized to procure the signature of the President, Vice President and Trustees to his diploma at any time during the recess of the Board.