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Clark, William George (1821–1878), literary and classical scholar
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Robert Burn: subscription account book for the Kennedy Latin Professorship fund and for the Martin and Grote memorial funds

Accounts of the 'Kennedy Professorship Fund' with contributions at the beginning of the book and expenses at the back. Printed letter from E. Atkinson, Vice-Chancellor, to the Public Orator, Rev. W. G. Clark, expressing thanks to the subscribers for offering the fund to Cambridge University for the establishment of a Latin Professorship; a list of subscribers and their contributions is also printed.

Letter from Thomas Woolner to William G. Clark

27 Rutland St., Hampstead Road - Woolner 'rejoices' that Adam Sedgwick has consented to allowing him to do 'his head in sculpture'. The modelling will probably take a fortnight. Glad Clark likes his photographs and frame.

William Hepworth Thompson: journal of a tour in Greece, compositions, lecture notes

Travel journal of a tour of Greece dated 15 Apr.-11 June 1856 with rough sketches and geographical and architectural observations, notes on people met, food encountered, weather, and transportation (item 1). Accompanied by Latin and Greek compositions dating from early days with his private tutor Thomas Scott at Gawcott, and then at Trinity College, Cambridge, many of them drafts and fragments, and including compositions for Medal and Fellowship exhibitions, with compositions and verses by others: [John William?] Donaldson, Charles Merivale, E. M. Cope, and John [Smith?] Mansfield. The compositions include one headed "Macaronic verses written a few years ago by Professor Porson, during the alarm of an invasion", and two statistical tables in an unidentified hand, "A Display at one View, of the Number of Books, Chapters, Words and Verses contained in the Old and New Testaments, with other curious information connected with the Sacred Writings", and another listing numbers of people in the world, numbers of places of worship in London, consumption of good in London, inhabitants of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales in 1802. With other notes, possibly lecture notes, many of them fragmentary, and an undated letter from Elizabeth di Spineto.

Thompson, William Hepworth (1810–1886), college head

Letter from C. Kegan Paul to Henry Sidgwick

Refers to the possible futility of writing 'all this', and that it is probably that the old organisations 'will become [more] narrow and exclusive, the old priesthoods, more priestly...' Claims that on the whole his faith is sure 'that a Catholic Church, and a theology not at variance with sense and science is possible and that if [they] only work it may be found to be nearer at hand than one thinks in more despondent moods.' Expresses his regret that W.G. Clark 'goes out'. Claims himself to be 'very content to stay.' Declares that his own position is very clear to himself, and that he has tried to make it clear to others. Asks whether Clark wrote a pamphlet about the Church of the Future. Asks Sidgwick to send it to him if he has a copy. Announces that he was going 'to Town to marry Augusta Ritchie, but [in] [the] present dearth of pupils find it more prudent to stay at home and save...money.' Claims that the 'Liberal Editor of a local paper allows one to blow off steam in weekly articles for him, which is really a great refreshment and safety valve.' [incomplete]

Paul, Charles Kegan (1828-1902) publisher

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