pg 487 Chapter XXIV. Twenty Fourth Year 1865 In the annals of Notre Dame du Lac this year formas an epoch in more than one way, but chiefly by the holding of an extraordinary Provincial Chapter by orders of the Holy See, presided over by an Apostolic Delegate; and also by rebuilding the college. Thus far the Chronicles of the Congregation in the United States could be written only with such reserve that one is compelled to acknowledge that they do not state the half of what the impartiality of history would demand. It is hard for a son that has the least regard for the honor of his father to reveal weaknesses which he would infinitely sooner keep forever secret. But if, however, it is desirable to transmit to the future a true history whence instruction can be drawn and the providence of God towards his work can be admired, it would be unjust, we think, always to present accounts not only incomplete, but directly false and unjust.