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refused to sustain the class attendance of W.E. D'Argent.

[margin] examiners for Watkin's scholarship [/margin]

Professors Williamson Mackerras, Dupuis and Ferguson were appointed to take charge of the examination of candidates at the Collegiate Institute for the Watkins scholarship.

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W Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary ________________________ [margin] Ap. 23 1877 [/margin]

Queen's University April 23d 1877

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Mowat, Dupuis, Ferguson, and Watson.

The minutes of the last meeting held 7th inst. were read and approved.

[margin] D'Argent admitted to Un. En. [/margin]

The Senate agreed to sustain the attendance of W.E D'Argent on the classes of senior Latin and senior mathematics as sufficient to entitle him to appear at the University examination in these subjects.

On a review of the written examinations in Arts the Senate sustained the University examination of the following undergraduates named in the order of merit in each subject:

[margin] Passmen [/margin]

Junior Latin 1. William W. Briden 2. Hugh McIntosh 3. Hugh H. McMillan 4. James Downing 5. John McArthur

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6. Marcus S. Snook 7. Julian D. Bissonette

Junior Greek 1. William Briden 2. Hugh McIntosh 3. Hugh H. McMillan 4. Julian D. Bissonette 5. James Downing 6. Minor M. Elmore 7. John McArthur 8. John N. Chambers also Gilbert C. Patterson

Senior Latin 1. Finlay M. Maclennan 2. Hugh B. Walkem 3. James V. Anglin 4. Wilber Daly 5. James Awde 6. Flew Ramsay Duff 7. Thomas A. Elliott 8. Minor M. Elmore 9. Wm. E. D'Argent 10. William Stewart 11. Joseph McCormack 12. George McArthur also G.C. Patterson

Senior Greek 1. Finlay M. Maclennan 2. James V. Anglin 3. Hugh B. Walkem 4. William Stewart 5. Matthew McKay 6. Wilber Daly 7. Thomas A. Elliott 8. McCormack Joseph also G.C. Patterson

Junior mathematics 1. William Briden

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2. Frederick J. Bamford 3. Hugh McIntosh 4. Hugh H. McMillan 5. James Downing 6. Marcus S. Snook 7. John McArthur 8. Julian D. Bissonette

senior mathematics 1. Finlay M. Maclennan 2. Matthew McKay 3. William Stewart 4. Flew Ramsay Duff 5. William E. D'Argent 6. Joseph McCormack

Natural Philosophy 1. William H. Irvine 2. John R. Lavell 3. James Ross 4. David A. Givens 5. Lewis W. Shannon 6. Fred C. Heath 7. Joseph Francis White 8. George Bell 9. Thomas Scales } Alexander McKillop } equal 10. James Cumberland 11. Andrew Love 12. George Ritchie 13. Henry Lunam } Charles McDowell} equal 14. Duncan Macarthur 15. Henry M. Dyckman 16. Frank A. Drummond 17. John George Creeggan

Logic & metaphysics

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[margin] Ap. 23. 1877 scholarships in theology [/margin]

It was found that the scholarships in Theology had been gained as follows: Church of Scotland (1) $70 - A.H. Scott Church of Scotland (2) $70 - J. Ferguson Church of Scotland (3) $60 - H. Cameron

[margin] Geo. McMillan [/margin]

In compliance with an application from George McMillan who had been prevented by illness from attending the University examination in Inspiration of scripture and Systematic Theology, the Senate agreed to allow him to be examined in these subjects in November.

[margin] subject of essay [/margin]

It was agreed that the subject of the essay for the prize offered by D.B. Maclennan M.A. shall be: The nature and influence of the Philosophy of Descartes.

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W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat __________________ [margin] Ap. 24. 1877 [/margin]

Queen's University April 24th 1877

The Senate met and was constituted.

Sederunt Principal Snodgrass, Professors Williamson, Mowat, Dupuis, Ferguson and Watson.

The minutes of last meeting held yesterday were read and sustained.

The Senate having examined in all the subjects necessary for the degree of B.A. the following candidates named in alphabetical order viz. James Cumberland, Francis

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[exami]ners to be in favour of then passing resolved that the said eleven candidates have passed their final examination in Medicine, and agreed to confer and hereby do confer the degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) upon each of them, of these gentlemen Messrs. Phelan, Higgins, Millar, and Bowen having obtained ninety (90) percent of the marks in three subjects at the written examinations were exempted from an oral examination.

The following subjects were chosen for prize essays to be given in for competition next session: Prize by D.L. Macpherson: on The mission of Britain to India Prize by Edward G. Mallock, B.A.: in the life and discoveries of Galileo Prize by Alex. G. McBean B.A.: on the modern doctine of energy Prize by W.H. Fuller M.A. on Lord Brougham Prize by J. Thorburn: on the best history of the County of Carleton

The above minutes were read and sustained.

Closed with prayer W. Snodgrass, D.D., Principal J.B. Mowat, Secretary ___________________

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Fund 1855-56

[date] [item] [amount £]
1855
Octr. 20 Minute Book for Senatus £ _.17.6
Novr. 5. Engaving plate for Class Tickets & printing 1.12.6
Cards for above _.7.6
1856
March 1st Tomlinson's Cyclopaedia 3.5._
Lindley's Botany 1.2.6
Griffith's Medical Botany _.7.6
April 26 Duff as per Account 7.7.6
May 1st Peabody printing 100 Tickets _.15._
Prize Essays on Canada _.7.6
Paid Professor Weir to puchase books in Scotland 12.10._
Brwsters Life of Norton 1.17.6
Appletons Cyclopaedia of Biography 1.5._
Sillimans Journal 1854, 55, 56 3.15._
London's Encyclopaedia of Plants. 3.15._
Prescotts' Philip the Second 1 & 2 Vols 1.2.6
Alison's History Vols 2, 3 & 4 3._._
[sub-total] £43.7.6
By Matriculation fees 36._._
Balance due Secretary £7.7.6

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