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Attached here is a scan of the document making official Drew's name change from "Drew Theological Seminary of the Methodist Episcopal Church" to "Drew University."

The Text reads:

      I, LUTHER B. WILSON, President of the Board of Trustees of Drew Theological
Seminary of the Methodist Episcopal Church, duly constituted a corporate body by Chap-
ter 2 of the Laws of the State of New Jersey for the year 1868, hereby certify that     

     Said Corporation by order of its Board of Trustees at a meeting regularly
and duly held on the 26th day of January, 1928, declared their intention to change its
corporate name to that of "Drew University" and that henceforth it shall be known by
said name of "Drew University".
   
     That the following is a copy of said resolution:

     RESOLVED that the corporate name of Drew Theological Seminary of the Method-

     IN WITNESS THEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 2nd day of February
1928.

                                                Luther B. Wilson (Seal)
STATE OF NEW YORK, ) 
COUNTY OF NEW YORK,) SS.

      On this 2nd day of February, 1928, before me personally appeared LUTHER B.
WILSON, to me known and known to me to be the person described in and who executed the
foregoing instrument and he duly acknowledged that he executed the same

                                                     Edna G. Jerome
                                             NOTARY PUBLIC, New York County

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State of New Jersey
Department of State

I, Joseph F. S. Fitzpatrick, Secretary of State of the State
of New Jersey, do hereby Certify that the foregoing is a true
copy of An Act to incorporate the Drew Theological Seminary of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, approved February 12, 1868, and of
the Certificate changing the Name to DREW UNIVERSITY.

as the same is taken from and compared with the original.
Filed February 7, 1928, and now remaining on file and of record
in my office.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and affixed my Official
Seal at Trenton this Tenth
day of February, A.D. 1931.
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