New York Herald, “Repudiating Secret Societies,” July 16, 1855

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    "Repudiating Secret Societies," New York Herald, July 16, 1855, p. 8: 5.
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    REPUDIATING SECRET SOCIETIES.-The following resolutions in regard to secret societies were passed unanimously by the Trustees of the College of New Jersey, at their meeting on the 28th and 29th of June:-

    Resolved, That with respect to prohibited secret societies, the Trustees approve of the action of the faculty in their requiring students about to enter college to pledge themselves not to join any secret societies; and that they urge the faculty to put an end to these secret societies.

    Resolved, That the President be directed, at the opening of the next session of the college, to announce publicly to the students that the subject of prohibited secret societies was deliberately considered by the Trustees, and the faculty were, by a unanimous vote, required promptly to dismiss any student known after that date to be a member of such an association.

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