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Letter of Resignation

Henry Sewall
Regents' Proceedings 321

ANN ARBOR, June 24, 1889.

To the Honorable Board of Regents:

A year ago I felt compelled, for reasons then stated, to ask your, honorable body for a leave of absence. That was granted in the most generous manner; but I have come reluctantly to the painful consciousness that I can live and work here no longer; I therefore regretfully tender my resignation as Professor of Physiology in the University of Michigan, and seek an honorable discharge.

Whether my lost health has had its recompense in any good wrought here by me, others may judge; but, during a seven years' residence, there has surely been no more loyal member of the University than I.

With the warmest appreciation of the consideration always shown me by your honorable body,

I remain respectfully,
Professor of Physiology, Univ. of Mich.