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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1858-1859-86

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so general literature and science Dasrnt Vtift George Webbe Dasent Esq late Professor of English Literature and Modern History gives annually prize in books of the value of Ten Pounds for the best English Essay on some Historical or Literary subject which shall be dis- tinguished by accuracy of composition and elegance of style This prize is open to all Matriculated Students of the College not being Associates and not belonging to the Theological Department Subject for 1859 Bacon's Essays The Exercises must be delivered to the Secretary of King's College before four o'clock on Thursday May 12 1859 and after that time none will be received The author of each Exercise is required to conceal his name and to distinguish his composition by some motto sending in at the same time his name sealed up under cover bearing the same motto Section king's college debating and literary society Patron-Rev Jelf Vice-Patrons-Rev Prof Brewer Prof Pearson The Members of this Society meet every Saturday to dis- cuss literary political and historical subjects and every alternate Wednesday to read the works of Shakspeare and other English authors They also hold terminal Evening Discussion The questions for discussion are submitted for the sanction of the Principal The Society is open to the Students of all Departments of the College The aifairs of the Society are conducted by Committee of Officers chosen at General Meeting of the Members at the end of each Term The Society gives an Annual Prize of Two Guineas for the best Essay on some subject to be chosen by the Principal This Prize is open to all the Students of the College but the successful competitor is required to become Member
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