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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1867-1868-56

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ting's GCoIIege ϊ οη&οη CHAPEL IMPROVEMENT FUND From the Council The Lord Bishop of London Chairman The Earl of Harrowby The Bishop of Lichfield The Bishop of Winchester The Dean of St Paul's The Rt Hon Glad- stone Sambrooke Esq Wlgram Esq committee From the College Staff The Rev the Principal Professor Beale Cunningham Esq Sir Fergusson Bart Professor Johnson Professor MiUer Rev Professor Plumptre From Old Students Dr Arlidpe George Austen Esq Bolton Esq Ε Bowen Esq William Bowman Esq Rev Farrar Dr Prere Rev Lance Dr Lavies IIenr Lee Esq Mackay Esq Rev Cowley Powles Sturgcs Esq Rev Henry White Rev Wood honorary secretaries Rev Ε Π Plumptre Cunningham Esq The earnest attention of the Council of King's College was lately drawn to the fact that the College Chapel as it at that time stood was altogether unworthy of the character and reputation of the Institution to which it was attached There was nothing in it to attract nothing to impress with reverence the mind3 of those who met in it or leading them to re- member it with attachment There was not even adequate provision for enabling the congregation to kneel The Council believed that the time had come when an effort ought to be made by the friends of the College to remedy this defect They had unfortunately no corporate funds available for this purpose and were obliged accordingly to appeal to the goodwill of those who as teachers or students of the Col- lege were or had been closely connected with it and of all who were in any way interested in its welfare They ac- cordingly sanctioned the formation of Committee to take measures for accomplishing the desired improvements and nominated several members of their own body to act on their behalf The Committee so appointed have used their heartiest en- deavours to raise the funds necessary for this work and the
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