UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
February 7-8, 1887
Volume OB - Pages 44-45
State of Nevada
February 7, 1887
In conformity with the call of the Chairman Pro Tem the Board
met in the Office of the State Land Register. Present: Regents
Getchell, Shaw and the Clerk, M. D. Noteware. Regent Getchell
in the Chair.
Regent Shaw as a committee of one to obtain information concern-
ing claims of J. F. Mc Cammon and Burke Bros. reported having
laid before the State Board of Examiners, his report concerning
said claims. Upon motion of Regent Shaw, he was relieved from
further duty as such committee.
Regent Getchell as committee of one on repairs of floor of Uni-
versity building reported as follows: Manning and Jacques of
Reno had been engaged by him to make the requisite repairs at an
expense not to exceed the sum of One Hundred and Fifty ($150)
Dollars. Regent Getchell required further time to report more
fully as such committee. Upon motion of Regent Shaw his request
The claims of L. W. Getchell for $72, and H. G. Shaw for $12,
travelling expenses were approved by the Board and the Clerk
instructed to present said claims to the Board of Examiners.
Regent Shaw introduced the following resolution which upon motion
RESOLVED, that Robert M. Clarke, Esq. be requested to take
such steps as they may deem necessary to test the constitu-
tionality of all or any legislation at the Thirteenth Ses-
sion of the Legislature in Nevada in regard to the interests
of the State University of Nevada affecting the control of
the University by the Board of Regents and other matters
RESOLVED, that Messrs. Clarke and Ellis be employed as
attorneys of the Board of Regents to act in accordance with
the foregoing resolution.
RESOLVED, that these resolutions be spread on the minutes
of the Board of Regents and that the Clerk of said Board
transmit a copy thereof to Robert M. Clarke and A. C. Ellis.
On motion, the Board adjourned subject to the call of the Chair-
man Pro Tem.
(get signature of) L. W. Getchell
Chairman Pro Tem
M. D. Noteware
Clerk of Board