OF THE JOHN F. SLATER FUND. 17
ing beneficiaries, in order to secure, as far as possible, from
such persons, the best results in usefulness to their race.
Aid to Students of Medicine.
The blank in Item No. 2 was also filled by the
Board with one thousand dollars, and it was
Resolved, That a sum not to exceed one thousand dollars
may be used by the General Agent in aiding suitable young
men who seek to prepare themselves for the practice of medi¬
cine among their people.
The Board declined to take any action as to Item
The following resolutions were adopted, on motion
of Mr. Jesup :
Whereas, About the sum of four thousand dollars remains
unappropriated from the amount placed to the credit of the
General Agent in April last;
Resolved, That the further sum of twenty thousand dollars
be placed subject to the order of the General Agent, for the
year ending September 1,1884, to be used by him in carrying
out the object of this Trust, as expressed in the resolution
passed this day.
Resolved, That a further sum of twenty thousand dollars
be placed under the control of the Finance Committee, to be
used by them, if they deem best, on the application of the
to carry on the work.