Excerpt from Inauguration of Hon. John H. Lathrop, LL. D: Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, at the Capitol, Madison, January 16, 1850 At a Special Meeting of the Regents of the University of Wisconsin, holden at Madison on the 21st of November, it was Resolved, That the Inauguration of the Chancellor elect take place on the 16th day of January next, at the Capitol. Whereupon Messrs. Mills, Dean and Root, were appointed a Committee of Arrangements. On the 16th of January, 1850, both Houses of the Legislature having adjourned over in hor of the occasion; the Supreme Court, the State Medical Society, and the Rail Road Convention, having each intermitted its session, there was rival attraction to divert the attention of citizens and strangers from the great event of the day. Punctually at 10 o'clock, A. M., Gen, William R. Smith, Marshal of the Day, formed the Procession in the following order: 1. Madison Brass Band.2. Students of the University.3. Citizens and Strangers.4. Goverr and Chancellor.5. President and Chaplain.6. Regents of the University.7. Judges of the Supreme Court.8. Lieut. Goverr and Senate.9. Speaker and Members of the Assembly.10. Committee of Arrangements. Arrived at the entrance to the Capitol, the first three divisions opened to the right and left, while the others passed in. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.