William D. Workman collection  1957
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  undated . J. B. Lindsley ANS to [William] Bosson; [Tennessee]. (1 page)
Requesting that the Senate Committee on Education meet with the Board of Officers. In an accompanying manuscript note, Bosson writes that Lindsley was president of the Executive Committee, Teachers' State Association until William Bosson (1806-1887) was elected to the position. Bosson writes that Lindsley was president of Nashville University and a professor of chemistry in the Medical College of Nashville. "He was a man of great zeal & laboured earnestly in the educational work." Bosson notes that letters on the opposite page refer to "the effort to organize a System of Common Schools" and "a meeting of the Board of Trustees of E. T. University of which I was a Member."