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11.
ACT OF INCORPORATION,

ACT XXVII. OF 1857. (PASSED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF INDIA.) (Received the assent of the Governor-General on the 5th Sept. 1857.)

Preamble.

An Act to establish and incorporate an University

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

subjects of all classes and denominations

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 beendetermined to establish an University at Madras for the purpose of as certaining, 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.

I. The following persons, namely,
The Right Honorable GEORGE Francis ROBERT,

Lord HARRIS,
Governor of Fort Saint George.
The Honorable Sir CHRISTOPHER RAWLINSON, Knight,
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature

at Madras.

The Right Reverend THOMAS DEALTRY, Doctor of Divinity, Bishop of Madras, Ex-officio. The Honorable Sir PATRICK GRANT, Lieut.-General, Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Order

of the Bath,
Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in Madras, Ex-officio.
The Honorable Sir HENRY CONYNGHAM
MONTGOMERY, Baronet,

,
Member of the Council of Madras, Ex-officio.

ALEXANDER JOHN ARBUTANOT, Esquire,
Director of Public Instruction, Ex-officio.

EYRE BURTON POWELL, Esquire,
Principal of the Presidency College, Ex-officio.

HENRY FORTEY, Esquire,
Acting Principal of the Presidency College, Ex-officio.

JAMES KELLIE, Esquire, President of the Medical College Council, Ex-officio.

The Honorable Sir HENRY DAVIson, Knight, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Judicature at

Madras.
THOMAS PICROFT, Esquire,
Chief Secretary to Government.

EDWARD MALTBY, Esquire,
Acting Chief Secretary to Government.
JAMES DEWAR BOURDILLON, Esquire,

Secretary to Government.

HENRY FORBES, Esquire,
Acting Secretary to Government.
Colonel CHARLES ALFRED BROWNE,

Secretary to Government.
JAMES BLAIR PRESTON, Esquire,

Physician-General.

The Reverend ROBERT HALLEY,

Master of Arts,
Principal of the Doveton College.

J. TOWNSHEND FOWLER, Esquire,
Principal of the Government Normal School.

P. SOOBROYLOO NAIDOO,
President of Patcheappah's Institution.

WILLIAM AMBROSE MOREHEAD, Esquire,
Provisional Member of the Council of Madras.
Guy LUSHINGTON PRENDERGAST, Esquire,

Accountant-General.
Colonel Arthur THOMAS Cotton,

Commandant of Engineers.

Colonel CAARLES EDWARD FABER, Chief Engineer in the Department of Public Works.

Lieutenant-Colonel THOMAS TOWNSEND PEARS, Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Batlı,

Consulting Engineer for Railways.

Lieutenant-Colonel GEORGE BALFOUR, Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath.

The Reverend JOHN RICHARDS,

Master of Arts.
Lieutenant-Colonel FREDRICK CONYERS COTTON,

Acting Mint Master.

CHITTUR RUNGANADAM SASTRY, Head Interpreter in the Supreme Court of Judicature.

John EMELIUS MAYER, Esquire,
Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy in the Madras

Medical College.
Reverend ROBERT KERR HAMILTON,

Master of Arts.
The Reverend GEORGE HALL,

Master of Arts.

The Reverend PETER SORENSON Royston,

Bachelor of Arts.
JAMES SANDERSON, Esquire,
Surgeon in the Madras Army.
The Reverend John BRAIDWOOD,

Master of Arts.
JOHN DAWSON MAYNE, Esquire,

Bachelor of Arts,
Professor of Law, Moral and Mental Philosophy, and

Logic in the Presidency College.
RICHARD Burgass, Esquire,

Master of Arts,
First Judge of the Court of Small Causes.
Lieutenant-Colonel John JOSEPH LOSH,

Military Auditor-General.
WILLIAM JUDSON VAN SOMEREN, Esquire,

Doctor in Medicine,
Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in the Madras

Medical College.
SAMUEL JESUDASEN,

Native Surgeon.

Major John MAITLAND,
Superintendent, Gun Carriage Manufactory.

The Reverend A. BURGESS,

The Reverend W. GRANT, being the first Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows of the said University, and all the persons who may hereafter become or be appointed to be Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, or Fellows, as hereinafter mentioned, so long as they shall continue to be such Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, or Fellows, are hereby constituted and declared to be one Body Politic and Corporate by the name of the University of Madras; and such Body Politic sball by such name have

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