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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1863-1864-57

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57 Looking to the period during which the College and the School have now been in operation and the number of Stu- dents who have received their education in one or both of them the Committee feel that there ought to be no difficulty in raising sufficient funds They would gladly see in the new Chapel great collective thank-offering from all who are con- scious of having profited by their education in the College or who believe that it has rendered effective service to the Church of Christ in this country The Council have secured the services of one of the most eminent of living architects Mr George Gilbert Scott and this gentleman has submitted plan which although far beyond their present means the Committee hope may be carried out within few years The cost of the proposed alterations will be when fully completed not less than 500 During the summer of 1861 the Committee were engaged in erecting an Apse and inserting new windows and this portion of the new works is now finished They have lately August 1863 given orders for pro- ceeding with the remaining alterations of the structure including new Roof and the Clerestory For these the further sum of 800 is still wanted The structure once finished the Committee feel that they may leave the ornamental part of the design to be afterwards carried out by friends who will willingly undertake from time to time the expense of small portions of the work Contributions will be received by the Rev Professor Plumptre and Cunningham Esq Honorary Secretaries It is requested that Post-Office Orders may be made payable to one or other of them at the Strand Office and that Cheques may be crossed to Messrs Coutts and Co Ε PLUMPTRE ן H0 CUNNINGHAM Secs
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