ames Jackson and Mr. Ticknor, present officers; Messrs. G. B. Emerson and J. G. Palfrey, former officers; and Mr. W. Sullivan, former Overseer.
Mr. Prescott and Mr. Otis were kept away by having to attend a meeting of the Corporation on the same day.
For the consideration of these gentlemen Mr. Ticknor had drawn up a paper, teers appointed,—if we could compass it,—with full powers to examine into the whole condition of the College.
This we knew would be agreeable to Mr. Prescott and Mr. Otis, who thought the work could not be carried on without the intervention of a larger body than the Corporation, and a stronger action of public opinion than such at the regular meeting of the Overseers, held the next day, July 24, 1823. . . . . A committee of the Corporation, consisting of the President, Mr. Prescott, and Mr. Otis, was appointed, July 25, to confer with this committee of the Overseers, as had been requested by the vote of the Overseers. . . . . They had many meetings, some