Mr. Adams presented a list of the visiting committee for the calendar year 1892, and the committees were appointed. Dr. G. B. Shattuck, for the committee on the extension of the suffrage for overseers to graduates of the professional schools, moved the adoption of the following vote:
Voted, That a committee be appointed to draw up such amendments to the present statutes, establishing the right of suffrage for overseers, as shall extend that right in accordance with the recommendations of this report, and that the same committee take the proper steps to pro cure the passage of such amendment by the Legislature.
It was rejected, the vote being as follows:
Yeas - President of the University, Messrs. Adams, Bonaparte, Folsom, Hemenway, R. S. Peabody, Putnam, G. B. Shattuck, Wolcott - 9.
Nays - Treasurer of the University, Messrs, Codman, Coolidge, Green, Hoar, Lee, Lowell, A. P. Peabody, Russell, Saltonstall, G. O. Shattuck, Sprague, Torrey, Weld, Williams. - 15.