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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1863-1864-104

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104 general literature and science Section VI CSnttototK rofc$Ā£iorsi tp$ -Professorship of the Chinese Language and Literature This Professorship was founded by means of Subscriptions given by Sir Staunton Bart and others in the year 1856 for the purpose of encouraging the study in this country of the Language and Literature of China The Endowment arises from the Interest at 41 per cent on the sum of 101 3s 9i The Professorship is held for Five Years II -Tooke Professorship of Economic Science and Statistics Founded in 1859 in honour of ike personal character of and the eminen services rendered to Science by the late Thomas Tooke Esq 0J Spring Gardens Charing Cross who died on the 26 of February 1858 The duties attaching to this Chair are given in the following extract from the Settlement That the Tooke Professor shall be required to deliver in each year beginning the 1st day of April and ending March 31 at such times as may be arranged by the Council of King's College at least Twenty Lectures and that in order to promote the populai diffusion of knowledge of Economic Science ai least Ten of these Lectures shall take place in the evening so as to admit of the attendance of young men and others engaged in business during the day and any non-compliance with this condition shall operate in an immediate forfeiture of the Professor-
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