Alton Telegraph, Alton, IL July 11, 1846 p. 3, c. 4.
SHUHTLF.FF COLLEGE— COMMENCEMENT. The Annual Examination or Iho students of shurt- IcfT College, will commence on Tvmtay, tho 3lst inst at 8 o'clock a. m. On Wednesday afternoon, tho «d inst. Ihcrc will be i meeting of the Hoard of Trustees, at the new College College odiflce. Also, on the afternoon pi the SJil, the Curatora of the Illlnoia Literary ami Historical Sociely, will hold a mscting at the new college edifice. On \VdtncBilay cvcnfng, tho annual Colff go Sermon will IMJ delivered by Rev. A. Iln.lfly, of Jacksonville. On Thursday, the annual public Declamation of (ho tudcnta will commence at 9 o'clock a. m. On Thursday afternoon, an Oration will be dolivnrod before the Philomattilan Society of Ihe College, by Hcv. r. Parr, of Qulncy. AUo, on Thursday afternoon, an Oration before the Literary and lliatorical Society, will bo delivered by Rev. J. M. Peck, of Rock Spring.