Jefferson Literary and Debating Society Minute Book

Identifier

WWP17254

Description

Handwritten meeting minutes from the Jefferson Society at the University of Virginia.

Language

English

Text

Hall of Jefferson Society.

The House was called to order at 7 o’clock by the president, Mr. Adger—The roll was called, absentees noted & the Minutes of the previous meeting read & approved. There being no debate the Report of the Question Committee was submitted & the following question selected for two weeks hence: “Would a restriction of the suffrage ameliorate our political condition?” To be debated on the Aff. by Messrs. Williams, Wilson, Hampton, G., Whitner—Neg. Messrs. Woods, Youmans, Browning.The classes for debate were then read, the Vice presidents report submitted & excuses rendered—The order of business finished, the second roll was called & the Society adjourned—

Pres.
Sect’y.

Original Format

Meeting Minutes

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/MinutesPg103a.pdf

Tags

Citation

University of Virginia. Jefferson Society, “Jefferson Literary and Debating Society Minute Book,” 1880 February 6, WWP17254, Jefferson Literary and Debating Society Records, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.