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29 S Meeting of the Senate.

II.
ACT OF INCORPORATION.

ACT NO. II OF 1857.
Passed on the 24th January.

An Act to establish and incorporate an University at

Calcutta. WHEREAS, for the better encouragement of Her Majesty's Preamble.

subjects of all classes and deno

minations within the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal and other parts of India, in the pursuit of a regular and liberal course of education, it has been determined to establish an University at Calcutta, for the purpose of ascertaining by means of examination the persons who have acquired proficiency in different branches of Literature, Science, and Art, and of rewarding them by Academical Degrees as evidence of their respective attainments and marks of honor proportioned thereunto; and whereas, for effectuating the purposes aforesaid, it is expedient that such University should be incorporated ; It is enacted as follows (that is to say) :

Incorporation. I. The following persons, namely, The Right Honorable CHARLES JOHN VISCOUNT CANNING,

Governor-General of India ;

The Honorable John RUSSELL Colvin, Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces ; The Honorable FREDERICK JAMES HALLIDAY,

Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal ; The Honorable Sir JAMES WILLIAM COLVILE, Knight, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of

Judicature in Bengal ;

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The Right Reverend DANIEL WILSON, Doctor of Divinity,

Bishop of Calcutta ;
The Honorable GEORGE ANSON, General,
Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in India ;
The Honorable JOSEPH ALEXANDER DORIN,
Member of the Supreme Council of India ;

The Honorable John Low, Major-General,
Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath,

Member of the Supreme Council of India ;

The Honorable JOHN PETER GRANT,
Member of the Supreme Council of India ;

The Honorable BARNES PEACOCK,
Member of the Supreme Council of India ;

CHARLES ALLEN, Esquire,
Member of the Legislative Council of India ;

HENRY RICKETTS, Esquire,
Provincial Member of the Supreme Council of India ;

CHARLES BINNY TREVOR, Esquire,
Judge of the Sudder Court in Bengal;

Prince GHOLAM MUHAMMUD ;

WILLIAM RITCHIE, Esquire,
Advocate-General in Bengal;

CECIL BEADON, Esquire,
Secretary to the Government of India ;
Colonel HENRY GOODWYN, of the Bengal Engineers,

Chief Engineer in Bengal;
WILLIAM GORDON YOUNG, Esquire,
Director of Public Instruction in Bengal;
Lieutenant-Colonel WILLIAM ERSKINE BAKER,

of the Bengal Engineers,
Secretary to the Government of India ;
Lieutenant-Colonel ANDREW Scott Waugh,

of the Bengal Engineers,
Surveyor-General of India ;
KENNETH MACKINNON, Esquire.

Doctor in Medicine ;
HODGSON PRATT, Esquire,
Inspector of Schools in Bengal;

HENRY WALKER, Esquire,
Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in the Medical

College in Bengal;
THOMAS THOMSON, Esquire, Doctor in Medicine,
Superintendent of the Botanical Gardens at Calcutta ;

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