Concord Presbytery Records, 1836-1846, v.4
Meeting: Davidson College July 28, 1841, p. 188-189
[p. 188, Davidson College 28 July 1841]
Presbytery proceeded to the business for which it was called viz to elect to Professor of Mathematicks and Natural Philosophy for Davidson College, and the vote Davidson College
[p. 189] was taken by ballot. Mr. Mortimer D. Johnston A. M. received 27 votes. Presbytery being unanimous in the election. The Revd. D. A. Penick made a report of his agency for the endowment of a Professorship in Davidson College, which was accepted and Presbytery passed a note of thanks to Mr. Penick for his Service.