Colby Bicentennial Seal 1813-1863

Sept. 25, 1833

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The Rev. Rufus Babcock of Salem, Mass. was chosen as President. Rev. Mr. Babcock conveyed that he would expect a salary of $1,000 so his salary was set at that amount. The Trustees voted “to cause window blinds to be furnished to the president’s house and paint said house and fences connected to the same.”