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A Statistical Account of the British Empire Volume 2; Exhibiting Its Extent, Physical Capacities, Population, Industry, and Civil and Religious Institutions (Paperback) Loot Price: R892
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire Volume 2; Exhibiting Its Extent, Physical Capacities, Population, Industry, and...
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire Volume 2; Exhibiting Its Extent, Physical Capacities, Population, Industry, and Civil and Religious Institutions (Paperback)

John Ramsay McCulloch

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 Excerpt: ...and twelve scholars. The scholarships are open, and given to free competition. The fellows are elected either from factual or superannuated scholars, with no res riction, except that there cannot be more than two of the same county (with the exception of Oxfordshire, which may have five at the same time). There are several exhibitions: and a few undergraduate gentlemen commoners, and fifty or sixty commoners. St. Johns College was founded in 1557, by Sir Thomas White, alderman and merchant tailor. It consists of a president, fifty fellows and scholars, &c. Of the fellowships, six are for founders' kindred; seven appointed to particular endowed schools; the rest all to Merchant Tailors' school. The founders' kin are fellows on admission; the rest scholars (or probationary fellows) for three years. There are generally from thirty to forty undergraduate commoners in residence. Jesus College was founded by Queen Elizabeth, in 1571, on the benefaction of Hugh Price, treasurer of St. David's; and has received additional benefactions. The foundation now consists of a principal, nineteen fellows, eighteen scholars, &c., mostly natives of Wales. The independent members, of whom there are generally fifty or sixty undergraduates, are, for the most part, from the same part of the island. Wadham College was founded in 1613, by Nicholas Wadham of Merifield, in Somersetshire, and Dorothy, his wife, for a warden, fifteen fellows, fifteen scholars, &c. The fellows are superanuated after eighteen years. They are elected from the scholars: of these the greater part are admitted on open competition: a few restricted to particular counties. Resident undergraduates about fifty. Pembroke College was founded by the endowment of the ancient Broadgate Hall, in 1624, by T...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: John Ramsay McCulloch
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 362
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-26788-4
Barcode: 9781130267884
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-26788-1

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