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XVI
JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

ment of the fine arts, the rewarding of discoverers and inventors, the organization of exploring expeditions, as well as the general diffusion of education were all objects of his special regard."

In view of those facts it is-

[[italic]]Resolved[[/italic]] , That in the death of Hon. Samuel Sullivan Cox the Smithsonian Institution has suffered the irreparable loss of a long-tried friend, the Board of Regents of a most valued associate and active member during fifteen years of service, and the country of one of its most distinguished citizens.

[[italic]] Resolved[[/italic]], That the Board of Regents desire to express their deep sympathy with the bereaved family of the deceased, and direct that a copy of these resolutions be transmitted to the widow of their late associate.

On motion of Senator Cullom, the Board adjourned [[italic]] sine die [[/italic]].  
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