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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1858-1859-37

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annual report april 1858 37 of the total number in the Department Without disputing therefore the desirableness of Residence under more favourable circumstances and in suitable buildings the Council resolved at the suggestion of the Principal to relieve the Finances of the College from an expenditure devoted to an object of only partial utility The numbers in the Department of General Literature and Science are gradually rising notwithstanding the event- ful and disastrous circumstances which have agitated the country during the past year such circumstances as it is well known seriously affect the welfare of all seats of learning and education The extent variety and harmonious working of the whole course of instruction in this Department strictly prescribed for Matriculated Students modified as it is by the Principal's power of exemption from certain portions of the work at the request of Parents and Guardians signified in writing are more and more appreciated as they become better known Since the date of the last Report the amount of the Sub- scriptions to the Fund in memory of the late Right Hon Sir Inglis was such as to justify the Council in actually founding two Inglis Scholarships each of the annual value of Ā£50 open to all Matriculated Students except those belong- ing to the Theological Department each tenable for one year and both tenable together one Scholarship for the highest proficiency in portion or portions to be defined of Modem History together with the English Language and Literature of one of those portions and the other Scholarship for the highest proficiency in the English Language and Literature of one or more periods to be defined together with the History of England at one of those periods The competition for these Scholarships which are about to be awarded has excited the warmest interest in the College generally and in the School and has exerted most salutary influence in the Classes of Professor Brewer and Professor Pearson It is gratifying to think that the posthumous influence of the
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