Parliamentary Papers, Volume 18, Part 2

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1848 - Bills, Legislative
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Page 152 - Chancery, or his depute or substitute ; and it shall not be necessary to have the seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and used in Scotland in place of the Great Seal thereof...
Page 187 - The commissioners have determined upon a course of study for each class, in which the teachers are to be examined as a test of their fitness for promotion ; but their general conduct, the condition of their respective schools, their method of conducting them, and the daily average attendance of pupils, will also be taken into consideration.
Page 132 - ... that convenient and respectably furnished apartments be provided for the teachers in workhouses ; that they be supplied with rations the same in kind and quantity as the master of the workhouse ; that they be subjected to no menial offices ; that they have proper assistance in the management of the children when not in school, so that they may have time for exercise, and for the education of their pupil teachers...
Page 223 - That the cordial co-operation which has hitherto prevailed between the British and foreign magnetic and meteorological observatories having produced the most important results, and, being considered by us as absolutely essential to the success of the great system of combined observation which has been undertaken, it is earnestly recommended that the same spirit of co-operation should continue to prevail.
Page 186 - School of the commissioners are eligible for promotion to any division of the first class, and only upon the recommendation of the professors, or of a board of inspectors. Examinations are to be held, at specified times, by the inspectors, with the view of promoting meritorious teachers, or of depressing others who may have conducted themselves improperly, or in whose schools the attendance has considerably decreased.
Page 195 - I am directed by the Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 31st ultimo, enclosing a copy of a letter from Mr.
Page 186 - ... qualified for that class by the Head Inspector) until they shall have been classed at the first General or Special Examination held after their appointment, in the district in which their Schools are situated, when they will be paid according to their classification, from the date of such examinaion.
Page 234 - Regent, humbly to represent that this House, being desirous of commemorating the splendid achievements of the British Navy throughout the late wars, by erecting a National monument to its most signal and decisive victory, have humbly to request that His Royal Highness will be graciously pleased to give directions, that a National monument be erected in honour of the ever-memorable Victory of Trafalgar...
Page 223 - ... the Governor-General in Council tenders his warmest thanks. The officers and men of her Majesty's Regiments must receive their full measure of acknowledgment from a higher authority than that of the Governor-General in Council; but it will be the pleasing duty of his Lordship in Council to express to her Majesty's Government, and to the Honourable Court of Directors of the East India Company, in the strongest terms, the recommendation of them to that favour for which Major-General Sir James Outram...
Page 224 - ... Imperial Observatory at Prague ; Dr. von Boguslawski, the director of the Royal Prussian Observatory at Breslau; Herr Dove, professor of physics in the University of Berlin ; and Baron von Waltershausen, a gentleman who had taken part in the magnetic observations of Gauss and Weber at Gottingen, and had executed a magnetic survey of portions of Italy and Sicily. In addition to these a number of well-known British men of science were invited to be present, amongst whom I need only mention the...

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