OF THE JOHN F. SLATER FUND. 5
of the Finance Committee of this Board, and his judgment
and experience were given to its work with his accustomed
fidelity and zeal. Pie was regarded by his associates in the
Board with feelings of the profoundest respect and affection,
and his death brings to us all a deep sense of personal loss.
The Trustees of the John F. Slater Fund will wish to place
on their records an appropriate expression of their admiration
of his life and character, and of their sorrow upon the dispen¬
sation which has deprived them of his valued and powerful
Aii election was held to fill the vacancy caused by
the death of Mr. Dodge, and the ballot resulted in
the unanimous choice of his son, Mr. William E.
Dodge, Jr., of New York.
A letter from Chief Justice Waite was presented,
explaining that he was detained by the duties of the
United States Supreme Court from attending the
meeting of the Trustees.
The minutes of a meeting of the Executive Com¬
mittee, held in Cleveland, Ohio, October 26, 1882,
were read and approved, and ordered to be entered
upon the Book of Minutes of the Trustees.
The Finance Committee presented their minutes
which were read and approved.
The Treasurer also made his report, with a state¬
ment of the present condition of the Fund.
On motion of Governor Colquitt, it was
Resolved, That this Board approve the action of the Finance
Committee, as set forth in their own and the Treasurer's
report, and that said reports be entered on the minutes.