STATE OF NEW YORK.
Approved April 28th, 1882.
AN A CT to Incorporate the Trustees of the John F. Slater Fund.
Whereas, Messrs. Rutherford B. Hayes, of Ohio, Morrison R. Waite,
of the District of Columbia, William E. Dodge, of New York, Phillips
Brooks, of Massachusetts, Daniel C. Gilman, of Maryland, John A.
Stewart, of New York, Alfred H. Colquitt, of Georgia, Morris K.
Jesup, of New York, James P. Boyce, of Kentucky, and William A.
Slater, of Connecticut, have, by their memorial, represented to the Senate
and Assembly of this State that a letter has been received by them from
John F. Slater, of Norwich, in the State of Connecticut, of which the fol¬
lowing is a copy:
[Here the letter printed on the preceding pages of this pamphlet is inserted.]
And whereas, said memorialists have further represented that they are
ready to accept said trust and receive and administer said fund, provided a
charter of incorporation is granted by this State, as indicated in said letter;
Now, therefore, for the purpose of giving full effect to the charitable inten¬
tions declared in said letter;
The people of the State of Neiv York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do
enact as follows:
Sec. 1. Rutherford B. Hayes, Morrison R. Waite, William E. Dodge,
Phillips Brooks, Daniel C. Gilman, John A. Stewart, Alfred H. Colquitt,
Morris K. Jesup, James P. Boyce, and William A. Slater are hereby created
a body politic and corporate by the name of The Trustees of the John
F. Slater Fund, and by that name shall have perpetual succession; said
original corporators electing their associates and successors, from time to