09/07/1885

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
September 7-8, 1885
 







09-07-1885

Volume OB - Pages 19-20



                          State of Nevada

                 Office of Secy. Board of Regents

                  Carson City, September 7, 1885



The Board of Regents, pursuant to adjournment, met at this

place.  Present:  J. H. Rand, L. W. Getchell and H. G. Shaw.



Upon motion of Regent Shaw, seconded by Regent Getchell, it was

resolved that the sum of Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars, paid

by Washoe County toward the building of the State University, be

known as "The Washoe County Building Fund", viz,



     Burke Bros.  -- an a/c contract for building

                     University                    $2737.50

     M. J. Curtis -- services as architect           226.00

     C. S. Preble -- expenses of trip to Reno to

                     make survey of University

                     grounds -- by invitation          6.00

     S. P. Davis  -- Publication of Notice            10.50

     Enterprise Publishing Company --

                     Publication of Notice            10.50



                                           Total   $2990.50



Upon motion of Regent Shaw, seconded by Regent Getchell, it was

resolved that Saturday, the 12th inst. be fixed upon as the date

for laying the cornerstone, of the State University Building

Reno, and that the "M. A. Murphy, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge

of F. and A. M. of Nevada" be notified to that effect by the

Secretary.



Upon motion of Regent Shaw, seconded by Regent Getchell, it was

ordered that on and after September 8, 1885, the following shall

be the price of all agricultural and grazing lands that have been

or hereafter may be granted by the United States to the State of

Nevada, and which have not been settled upon or applied for prior

to said date.



Upon agricultural and grazing lands within the limits of the

Central Pacific Railroad Grant immediately contiguous to springs,

lakes, or streams, Five ($5.00) Dollars per acre.



Upon agricultural and grazing lands without the limits of the

Central Pacific Railroad Grant immediately contiguous to springs,

lakes or streams, Two Dollars and One Half ($2.50) per acre.



Further ordered that the Secretary be instructed to forward to

the Surveyor General of the State of Nevada a copy of the above

order.



Adjourned to meet on Saturday, the 10th Oct.



                             J. H. Rand

                             President



M. D. Noteware

Secretary