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Title: Board of Trustees Minutes, August 28, 1868 [Containing a Report of the Death of David L. Swain]: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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First Edition, 2005
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Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Languages used in the text: English
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2005-07-19, Sarah Ficke finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: Records of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina (#40001), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Board of Trustees Minutes, August 28, 1868 [Containing a Report of the Death of David L. Swain]
Author: Board of Trustees
Description: 1 page, 1 page image
Note: Call number 40001 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Board of Trustees Minutes, August 28, 1868 [Containing a Report of the Death of David L. Swain ]
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees



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Raleigh August 28th 1868
At a special meeting of the Executive Committee of the Trustees of the University of North Carolina held in the Executive Office this day, Gov. Holden presiding, the following resolutions, offered by W. M. Coleman, Esq., were unanimously adopted.
Resolved, that in the death of Gov. Swain the people of North Carolina have been deprived of the services of one who, for more than forty years of public life, has labored faithfully for their material, intellectual, and moral welfare.
Resolved, that the University of North Carolina, and the cause of education generally, and historical literature especially, have sustained in his death an irreparable loss.
Resolved, that these proceedings be published in the newspapers of this city, and that James F. Taylor, Esq., one of the members of this Board, be requested to deliver a copy there of to the family of the deceased.
Resolved, that James F. Taylor Esq. be instructed to communicate to the family of the deceased that the Board would desire the remains to be buried in the College Campus, near the monument of President Caldwell if agreeable to their wishes.