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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1881-1882-70

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68 ANNUAL REPORT established It is surely desirable and almost matter of duty that as in 1831 the Church of England through King's College took leading and successful part in the movement for the extension and enlargement of Education for Men so she should now not be left behind in this new phase of educational progress Accordingly the Council have resolved to face all difficulties in the execution of this enterprise and without undervaluing those difficulties or forgetting the additional burden of labour and responsibility which it will entail on the College they feel great hope that the enterprise can be successfully carried out and that the result will conduce to the honour and prosperity of King's College and to the advance of true education The Council are glad to be able to report that after pro- viding for the balance of the cost of establishing the new Metallurgical Laboratories and the Practical Fine Art Class they have been able to devote 372Z to the further dimi- nution of debt On the other hand the debt has been increased by about half the cost of building twro new Class-rooms for the School the other half having been paid by legacy received from the executors of the late Joshua Lockwood Esq great effort has lately been made by the Strand Union to raise the amount at which the College was rated and at the quinquennial revaluation it was attempted to raise the assessment from 650Z nett to 856Z On appeal and after the first day's hearing it was agreed to accept 500 as the Valuation The addition of 850Z to the assessment will make serious addition to the working expenses The following have since the last Report been added to the list of Honorary Fellows Henry James Castle For 41 years Professor of Land Surveying George Frederick Maclear For years Assistant Master and for 14 years Head Master of King's College School now Warden of St Augustine's College Canterbury Edward Clarke Formerly Student
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