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Catalog Number 1947.082.274
Object Name Certificate
Scope & Content Certificate appointing Charles C. Trowbridge to the position of Regent of the University of Michigan, dates July 12th, 1839. The document is signed by Stevens T. Mason, Governor, and Randolph Manning, Secretary of State, of the State of Michigan. The text of the certificate is as follows:

"Stevens T. Mason,
Governor in and Over the State of Michigan:

To al who shall see these presents---Greeting:

Know Ye, That, reposing special trust and confidence in the integrity and ability of Charles C. Trowbridge I do hereby, in the name, and by the authority, of the People of the State of Michigan, Appoint him Regent of the University of Michigan

And I do hereby authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office according to law: To have and to hold, the said office, with all the Rights, Privileges, and Emoluments thereunto belonging, until the end of the next Session of the Legislature, unless the Governor of the State for the time being, should sooner revoke and determine this Commission.
In Testimony Whereof, I have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Great Seal of the State to be hereunto affixed.
Given under my hand at Detroit, this twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America, the sixty fourth.
By the Governor, S.T. Mason.
Randolph Manning
Secretary of State."
Date 1839
People Trowbridge, Charles Christopher
Manning, Randolph
Mason, Stevens Thomson
Extent of Description 14.5" x 19.125"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms University of Michigan