UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
October 10-11, 1885
Volume OB - Pages 21-22
State of Nevada
Office of Secy. of Board of Regents
Carson City, October 10th, 1885
Regular meeting of the Board, pursuant to adjournment. Present:
J. H. Rand, L. W. Getchell and H. G. Shaw.
Report of Architect M. J. Curtis was read and ordered placed
Upon motion of Regent Getchell, seconded by Regent Shaw, unani-
mously resolved that Frank E. Fielding be employed as Professor
of Assaying and Metallurgy, beginning with 19th inst.
Upon motion of Regent Shaw, seconded by Regent Getchell, unani-
mously resolved that the salary of the Professor of Assaying and
Metallurgy be fixed at Two Hundred and Fifty ($250) Dollars per
month, commencing with October 19th, 1885.
The claim of Architect, M. J. Curtis, in amount of $307.00, was
approved and ordered paid from the "Washoe County Building Fund",
and a check therefor was drawn on the First National Bank of
Upon motion of Regent Shaw, seconded by Regent Getchell, the
Secretary was directed to notify the Board of Commissioners of
Washoe County, that Controller Hallock declines to draw his
warrant against the State University Building Fund, in favor of
Burke Brothers, the contractors, for claims allowed by Board of
Regents and Board of Examiners of State of Nevada, till such time
as the provisions of the law requiring payment of Twenty Thousand
($20,000.00) Dollars to Elko County, shall have been complied
with, and any further delay is calculated to greatly embarrass
the work of construction.
Upon motion of Regent Rand, seconded by Regent Shaw, the follow-
ing paper was submitted to the vote of the Board, viz:
It is ordered that the order made by this Board on the 7th
day of September, 1885, fixing the price of lands granted
by the United States to the State of Nevada be, and the same
is hereby rescinded and repealed, and the price of such
lands be fixed at the same rate that they were at the time
said order was made.
The result of a ballot upon the motion was the vote of Regent
Rand in the affirmative, and of Regents Shaw and Getchell in the
negative, so it lost.
Unanimously resolved that when the Board shall adjourn, it shall
be subject to a call of the President.
Nothing further crossing before them for consideration, the Board
J. H. Rand
M. D. Noteware