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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1854-1855-47

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ANNUAL REPORT 1854 45 be opened at once and the Council are happy to observe that its announcement has attracted considerable attention The following are the chief details of the plan of instruction Without neglecting Latin or Mathematics greater prominence than usual will be given to History and Geography to Trench and German to English Composition and Style to Law and Political Economy and to Book-keeping and Arithmetic The hours of lectures are as far as possible so arranged as to admit of Students of other Departments taking advantage of the extra instruction thus afforded over and above their regular work The Rev Perowne has been appointed Professor of the English Language and the Rev Nicolay Lecturer in Geography with view to special instruction in this Depart- ment Other appointments will shortly follow During the past year the Council have had to deplore the death of no less than four of their own body viz the Earl Brownlow Life Governor the Earl of Dartmouth the Right Hon II llobhouse and Mr Alderman Thompson the Treasurer of the Corporation His Grace the Visitor has nominated Lord Feversham as the successor to Lord Brown- low and the Court will be this day moved to elect William Henry Tinney Esq and Richard Clarke Esq to succeed the Earl of Dartmouth and Mr llobhouse In looking for some one in all respects fitted to hold the vacant office of Treasurer the Council have unanimously resolved upon submitting to the Court the name of William Cotton Esq one of the earliest and most constant amongst the many warm friends and sup- porters of King's College London Should the Court see fit to adopt the recommendation of the Council upon this point another vacancy amongst the elected Members of the Council will be made and it will be proposed to fill this up with the name of Edward Christopher Egerton Esq The accounts for 1853 will as usual be laid before the Court The results differ but little from those of the preceding year The actual income of the College shows profit of Ā£3G3 7s 4d but against this has to be put the fourth instal-
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