Handwritten meeting minutes from the Jefferson Society at the University of Virginia.
Hall of Jefferson Society
— The Society met at the usual hour, President Adger in the chair, and proceeded to the regular order of business. The Minutes of the previous meeting were read & approved. Mr. TW Wilson was then nominated & unanimously elected orator of the Society for the following month—There being no debate the report of the question committee was called and the following question chosen for two weeks hence: “Was the Monroe doctrine founded upon sound policy?”…
University of Virginia. Jefferson Society, “Jefferson Literary and Debating Society Minute Book,” 1880 January 31, WWP17253, Jefferson Literary and Debating Society Records, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.