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1855. Excerpt: ... INTELLIGENCE, &c. Evangelical Union
Academy.--The thirteenth session of the Evangelical Unio11 Academy,
which commenced on Tuesday, the 7th August, was brought to a close
on Tuesday, the 2nd October. It had throughout been of the most
agreeable and satisfactory description. The competition for the
bursaries Was decided at an early part of the session; the
successful candidates being, in the senior competition, Messrs.
Archibald Blelloch, Alexander French, and Robert J. Gray, who
carried the bui saries of 20, 12, and 8 respectively. As respects
the juniors, Mr. Robert Mitchell was the only competitor; but in
consideration of the superior merit of his answers in all the
professions prescribed, the Academy Committee unanimously awarded
him the 12 bursary, being the higher of the two. On the closing day
of the session the Academy was examined on the different
departments superintendep by Messrs. Scott, Ferguson, and Guthrie,
in the presence of the Revs. Robt. Hunter of Catrine, and Gilbert
M'Callum of Falkirk, who had been appointed examinators, and of an
unusually large number of ministers and other interested brethren.
At the close of the examination, important and affectionate
counsels were tendered to the students by the Rev. Messrs.
Ferguson, of Aberdeen, and Kirk, of Edinburgh, and by the two
examinators just named; after which the bursaries were distributed
to the successful competitors by the Rev. Messrs. Ferguson and
Scott of Glasgow, who had conducted between them the two
departments statedly superintended by Professor Morison, who is
still absent, and far distant, for the sake of his health. By next
session, it is fondly and earnestly hoped, Mr. Morison will have
been restored to the Academy in renovated vigour.--We may take...
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