A person of color was assaulted and most likely injured by a University student with a knife.
Partial Transcript: "W. S. Westmoreland, [freshman], for assaulting a Negro in a College Boarding House with a knife, was suspend from College for two weeks from date."
An enslaved man was injured due to a physical assault perpetrated by University student, John Clark.
Partial Transcript: "Whereas John Clark has upon his own Confession been convicted of highly improper conduct in violently assaulting and maiming a negro without provocation, during the last vacation and at a.n unlawful hour of the night, and whereas the said Clark with John Scott, Robert Ware, & Thomas Ware, nave upon the same grounds been convicted of cruel and barbarous treatment to a poor deranged negro man, on Sunday the first of the month of June as well as of the term, and that during Morning service in the Chapel from which they were illegally absent, and whereas the said Clark was detected in several instances of prevarication--"
Board of Trustees minutes discussed Judge Clay's absence from the meeting due to smallpox; included in those infected are his children and enslaved people.
Partial transcript: "From the raging of the small pox in Town and Country, it appears, that neither Judge Clay, nor myself, will be able to attend the Senatus Academicus, and on this point we conferred with Judge Carnes, wishing that it were possible, that an adjournment could take place – I have 18 or 20 in family to be inoculated, and of course humanity, and interest, both demand my attention, and the situation of MR. Clay must still be more anxious, as his children (two of them) and a number of his Negroes are to take the disorder"