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IN ITS RELATION TO
A COURSE OF LECTURES
THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD,
IN THE YEAR MDCCCXXXII.
AT THE LECTURE
FOUNDED BY JOHN BAMPTON, M. A.
CANON OF SALISBURY.
D. HAMPDEN, D. D.
CANON OF CHRIST CHURCH, ETC.
“I give and bequeath my Lands and Estates to “ the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University “ of Oxford for ever, to have and to hold all and sin
gular the said Lands or Estates upon trust, and to the “ intents and purposes hereinafter mentioned ; that is to “ say, I will and appoint that the Vice-Chancellor of the “ University of Oxford for the time being shall take and “ receive all the rents, issues, and profits thereof, and “ (after all taxes, reparations, and necessary deductions
made) that he pay all the remainder to the endowment “ of eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, to be established for “ever in the said University, and to be performed in the “ manner following:
“I direct and appoint, that, upon the first Tuesday in “ Easter Term, a Lecturer be yearly chosen by the Heads “ of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoin
ing to the Printing-House, between the hours of ten in “ the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight “ Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. “ Mary's, in Oxford, between the commencement of the “ last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week 6 in Act Term."