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22 ANNUAL REPORT 1851 ן to make French and German part of the regular work for all Students in the General Department Hitherto the study of the modern languages has been optional on the part of each Student but the Council have felt it requisite to make this addition to the course of instruction Don Joaquimo Antonio Curtoys has been lately elected to the office of Professor of the Spanish Language and Literature Mr Henry Worsley has been chosen to fill the newly created Professorship of Landscape Drawing This gentleman has been already eminently successful in the instruction of the Pupils committed to his care The Professorship of English Law and Jurisprudence which it was announced to the last Court had been vacated by Mr Edward Bullock has been lately conferred upon Mr George Kettilby Rickards Counsel to the Speaker of the House of Commons It is intended very shortly to recom- mence series of Lectures upon this important subject not with the view of attempting within the College to teach law as profession but to give to all whether ultimately intended to be practical lawyers or not sound elementary instruc- tion as well as some acquaintance with the constitution of the country and the spirit and outline of its legal system Some of the subjects intended to be embraced early in the course are the English Constitution the Representative System the powers and privileges of Parliament the system on which laws are administered considered in its outlines historically and philosophically and as compared with other countries During the present year the Council have had the highest satisfaction in giving permission to John Julius Stutzer Esq Lecturer in English History and Literature to found Scholarship of the value of '301 per annum for the purpose of encouraging the study of Modern History and the Litera- ture of our own country The first election to this Scholar- ship which is open to all Students of the Department of General Literature and Science will take place in the ensuing Easter Term The Council cannot doubt that the Court of
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