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ANNUAL REPORT 1847 13 to those still more essential and indispensable conditions of success the formation of moral and religious character and such knowledge of Divinity as may be suitable to the respective ages and destinations of each candidate To the list of Scholarships which were instituted last year another has been added under the title of the Daniell Scholarship intended for the encouragement of original researches in Chemistry conducted in the Laboratory of King's College hut open to every Student whether Matriculated or Occa- sional No application of the fund raised to perpetuate the memory of the late Professor Daniell appeared more suitable than such foundation having express reference to the science which that eminent philosopher cultivated and improved Although the mention of the Theological Department has been reserved to the last the Council cannot pass over in silence this important addition to the influence and usefulness of the College They content themselves however with expressing their satisfaction that the Principal reports very favourably of the progress made by some of the Students and of the earnest-mindedness and diligence of all So far as the experience of one year has shown the system of instruc- tion as laid down in the original scheme has been success- fully carried into effect The Council will not lose sight of the question which they have already had under their con- sideration in what way provision maybe best made for the residence of Theological Students Before they pass from the subject of Instruction to other matters which it is their duty to notice the Council have the pleasure of recording the foundation of Professorship of the Chinese language upon an endowment raised by general sub- scription Considering the various relations commercial political and religious in which this country stands to China it seems surprising that while no less than four Professorships of Chinese well endowed by their respective Governments are to be found on the Continent one at St Petersburg one See Appendix 16
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