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Description: Professor Anderson Retires - Resolutions of Regret;
Married - Couch & Steward;
Died - William Ryder, John Long, Sr.
Newspaper published in: Raleigh, NC
Page/Column: Page 3, Columns 3 & 6
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Chapel Hill, April 2, 1836
At a meeting of the Students of the University, for the purpose of expressing their regret at the separation of Professor ANDERSON from them. Mr. Thomas Jones was called to the Chair, and M. Hobson appointed Secretary. Mr. W. W. Avery moved that the Chairman appoint a Committee of three to draft Resolutions expressive of the feelings of the Students at the departure of Professor Anderson; when the following gentlemen were appointed: Messrs. W. W. Avery, J. Saunders and A. Benders who presented the following Preamble and Resolutions, which were unanimously adopted:
Whereas, we have learnt with regret, that Professor Anderson contemplates retiring from this Institution within a few days.
Therefore, Resolved, That the Students of the University regard it as their particular duty to make a public expression of their regret at his departure and of their admiration for the talents and comprehensive intelligence displayed in the performance of the various functions of his office.
Resolved further, That in separating from us, he carries with him our most sanguine wishes for his future happiness and prosperity, and our most fervent hopes that he may attain that exalted station in the estimation of his countrymen, which, by his virtues and talents he so eminently deserves.
On motion, Resolved, That the Editors of the several Newspapers in Raleigh be requested to publish these proceedings.
THOMAS JONES, Chairman.
BENJ. M. HOBSON, Secretary.
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In Orange county, 9th inst. Mr. Simon Couch, aged 16, to Miss Lucretia Steward, aged 40.
In Orange county, 11th inst. Mr. William Ryder, aged 84 years.