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DECEMBER.

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1 2 T Cortes d., 1554. 3 W 4 T Richelieu d., 1642.-Hobbes d., 1679. 5 F 6 S Meeting of Syndicate. 7 Sun Princess of Wales b., 1844. 8 M 9 T 10 | W 11 T

F 13 S 14 Sun Prince Albert d., 1861. 15 Matriculation and F, A. Examinations begin. 16 T 17 W 18 т 19

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W 25 T 26 F 27 S 28 Sun Lord Macaulay d., 1859. 29 M Thomas à Becket killed, 1170. 30 T 31 W | Wickliff d., 1384.

JANUARY.

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Queen's Proclamation assuming the title of Empress of

India, 1877.
Livy d., A.D. 18.

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Penny Postage commenced, 1840. 11 Sun 12 M 13 T 14 W Berkeley d., 1753. 15 T 16 F

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[erick the Great b., 1712. 24 S The University of Calum aecrr., 1857. Fred

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FEBRUARY.

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Charles Dickens b., 1812.-Meeting of Syndicate 8 San Mary Queen of Scots beheaded, 1587 – Lord Mayo assassinat.

ed, 1872. 9 M Sir D. Brewster d., 1868.-8. A., M. A., B. L., M. IS, & B.C. E. 10 T Queen Victoria married, 1840. (Degree Examinations begin. 11 W Descartes d., 1650. 12 T

1804. 13 F 14 S

Kant d.,

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F Montesquieu d., 1755. 21 S Spinoza d., 1677.

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MARCH .

1 M 2 T 3 W 4 T 5 F Volta d., 1827. 6 S 7 Sur 8

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W Prince of Wales married, 1863. 11 T

Tasso b., 1514. 12 F

Bishop Berkeley b., 1684. 13 S

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M Goethe d., 1832.
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Madras, by H. R. H. the Duke of Edinburgh,

1870. F

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ACT OF INCORPORATION.

ACT XXVII. of 1857. (PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF INDIA.) (Received the assent of the Governor-General on the

5th September, 1857.)

An Act to establish and incorporate an University

at Madras. WHEREAS, for the better encouragement of Her Majesty's

subjects to all classes and denominations Preamble.

within the Presidency of Fort St. George 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 Madras 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 purpose aforesaid, it is expedient that such University should be incorporated : It is enacted as follows; (that is to say) Incorporation.

1. The following persons, namely, The Right Honorable GEORGE FRANCIS ROBERT, Lord HARRIS,

Governor of Fort St. George, The Honorable Sir CHRISTOPHER RAWLINSON, Knight,

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Madras.

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