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BENEVOLENT

INSTITUTION,

GOVERNESSES'
Incorporated by Royal Charler, with power to hold Land by Gift, Purchase, or Bequest.

Under the Patronage of
HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE ALBERT,
HIER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUCHESS OF KENT, HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER,
HER ROYAL HIGJINESS THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE, HIS ROYAL HIGIINESS THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE HEREDITARY GRAND DUCHESS OF MECKLENBERG-STRELITZ.

President -The EARL of HARROWBY.

LADIES' COMMITTEE.
The Lady Ashley.
I Mrs. John Bullar.

Mrs. F. H. Goldsmid.

Miss Pym.
The Hon. Mrs. Ashley.
The Viscountess Canning.
Mrs. Greathed.

The Viscountess Sydney.
The liscountess Barrington. The Viscountess Feilding.

Mrs. William M. James.

Mrs. George Grenfell Glyn.
Mr. Blamire.
Mrs. George Forbes.
The l'iscountess Jocelyn.

Mrs. James Wigram.
Mrs. Booth.
| Mrs. Fox.
Mrs. Laing.

Mrs. Edward Wyndham.
COMMITTEE FOR THE HOME.
The Lady Ashley.
Mrs. John Bullar.
Mrs. Greathod

Mrs. Laing.
Mrs. Bayne
The Viscountess Canning.
Mrs. William M. James.

Lady Kay Shuttleworth.
Mrs. Blamire.

Mrs. Cox.

COMMITTEE FOR THE ASYLUM. The lion. Mrs. George Anson. Miss Elliott.

Mrs. Thomas King.

Miss Maurice.
The Lady (aroline Bathurst.
The Lady Georgiana Fullerton. Mrs. Knight.

The Countes of Rosebery.
Miss Blake.
The Lady Charlotte Guest. Mrs. Laing:

Miss Harriet Sotheby.
Mr. Blamire.
Mrs. S. C. Hall.
Miss J. C. Lawson.

The lady Ann Tufnell.
Lady Clark.
Mrs. William M. James.
Mrs. Maltby.

Miss Winn,
BOARD OF MANAGEMENT.
The Hon. William Ashley. | John William Hale, Esq.

The Rev. D. Laing, M.A., F.R.S. J. Tidd Pratt, Esq.
The Rev. Michael Biggs, M.A. S. Carter Hall, Esq., F.S.A. Fdward Frederick Leeks, Esq., Robert A. Slanes, Esq., N.P.
B. B. Cabbell, Esq., M.P., F.R.S., The Rev. Edmund Hollond.

The Lord Lilford. (F.L.S.

W. Jesse Street, Esq. F. Paley Chappell, Esq. (F.S.A. Henry Howlett, Esq.

James Nisbet, Esq.

The Farl Talbot,
Dr. Forbes, F.R.S.
The Hon. Arthur Kinnaird.

Sir Stafford H. Northcote, Bart. Edward Thornton, Esq.
Arbitrators-Jolin Bullar, Esq.; William Fox, Esq.; Mr. Secondary James ; W. A. Mackinnon, Esq., M.P., F.R.S., F.S.A. ;

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TUE GOVERNESSES' INSTITUTION has been estab- lars forwarded to her, on application to the Secretary at the lished to raise the character of Governesses as a class, and Office; and, if she will consult any gentleman connected thus to improve the tone of Female Education ; to assist with monied details, she will learn that she cannot otherwise Governesses in making provision for their old age; and to have such terms with such security. assist in distress and age those Governesses whose exertions This branch includes a Savings-bank; each lady's money for their parents or families have prevented such a provision. standing in her own name, and removable only by her own

To facilitate the operations of the Institution, its proceed- order. ings are subdivided into the following branches ; and every A HOME for Governesses during the intervals. between gift is devoted solely to the object for which it is given. their engagements.

TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE to Governesses in distress, The Home-in Harley-street-is principally self-supportafforded privately and delicately through the LADIES' Com- ing, the ladies paying a certain weekly sum for board and MITTEE

lodging. The admission is by a Committee of Ladies, an ANNUITY FUND.-Elective Annuities to aged Govern- written introductions. The facilities for re-engagements esses, secured on Invested Capital, and thus independent are so great to ladies from the country, and the arrange on the prosperity of the Institution.

ments are so private and comfortable, that the Home is it It is necessary that a capital should be raised, from the much request. interest of which Annuities may be given ; as to profess to REGISTRATION FREE OF EXPENSE.-Books being grant Annuities from annual subscriptions -- from a fluctu- provided at the Home, with lists both of vacant engagements ating income, which any change of public opinion, or acci- and of disengaged Governesses, the nobility and gentry find dental circumstances, might destroy- would be to risk the benefit of such opportunities for selection; whilst the disappointment to the aged annuitants at (perhaps) the most immense connexion of the Society affords great advantages painful and inconvenient time. Many Annuities have been to the Governess, without the slightest expense. founded by investments in the three per cent. Consols; and A COLLEGE for Governesses has been established, it is intended to elect at least two Annuitants in each suc- named QUEEN'S COLLEGE, by Royal Permission. A Cogceeding May and November, should the funds be received. mittee of Education has been formed of gentlemen of high The candidates, who must be Governesses above fifty years standing and experience, by whom certificates of qualificaof age, require to be approved by the Committee.

tion are given to Governesses in any branch of instruction To carry out this design- the establishment of permanent without fee. Any lady sending in her name, and stating in Annuities, granted from funded capital—the Committee what subjects she seeks examination, will have an immediate invite benevolent individuals of large fortune to found appointment for the purpose. It will now rest with parents Annuities bearing their own name. Fellowships and scholar- to make engagements contingent, if they please, upon the ships are thus founded for those of the other sex who labour production of certificates. Classes are open in all subjects with the mind; and surely we should not be forgetful of of instruction. those whose minds labour to mould the characters of English About 340 certificates have been issued since the opening wives and mothers.

of the College ; arrangements have been made for the Free The Hon. Mrs. Ashley has most kindly opened a Fund to Education of a certain number of Pupils, dependent on raise all the Society's Annuities to 201. ; and has already Governess-relatives; and large evening classes have been received 8001. towards this desirable object. Any donations established, with FREE LECTURES, for Governesses engaged which may be kindly given may be addressed * The Hon. during the day. Mrs. Ashley, to the care of the Secretary.”

AN ASYLUM FOR AGED GOVERNESSES, built PROVIDENT FUND.-- Provident Ånnuities purchased for Eighteen, but capable of enlargement to any extent by ladies in any way connected with Education, upon Go- Additional apartments for two are estimated at 2001; En vernment Security, agreeably to the Act of Parliament. dowments for each, 5001., or 15l. per annum, legally and per

This branch of the Institution has been very successful. manently secured. Age for admission, Sixty: Election, as Any lady can have the Tables of Rates and other particu- for Annuitants. The inmates are wholly maintained. [1 153 INSTITUTED A.D. 1799.

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Canals and Navigations.- Reports and Papers relating to the following Canals, &c.:-Caledonian, 1803-50, 33s. ; 1839-42, 38. 6d.--Dublin and Kingstown, 1833, 3s.- Ennis, 1849, 28.-Lough Erne and Shannon, 1845, 2s. --- Medway, 1836, 73. 60. - Nortolk Estuary, 1849, Is. 31. Norwich and Lowestoft, 1826, 2s.6d.-Parrett, 1836, 3s. 6d.--Severn, 1848-49, 6s.-Shannon, 1831, 2s, 6d.; 1832-33, 12s. ; 1834, 1s. ; 1936-39, 30s. ; 18.18, Is. 6d.

Bridges.-Reports relating to the following Bridges:--Blackfriars, 1836, Is. 60.- London, 1820-21, 28.; 1829, 128.-Medai, 1819, Is. 60.-Westminster, 1814, 2s. ; 1846, 68. ; 1850, 1s. 2d.

Turnpike Roads.-Reports of Comınittees, 1806-11, 16s. ; 1819.23, 58.; 1833, 2s ; 1836, Is. 60. ; 1839, Is.-Report of Commissioners, 1840, 68. -- Income and Expenditure of Trusts, 1824, 88 ; 1833, 3s. 60.; 1836.50, 18s. 6d. - Reports relating to the following Roads : - Highland, 1804-21, 18s.; 1822-50, lls. 6d. -- Holyhead, 1810-22, 213.: 1820-30, 58.; 1824-50, 12s. 60.-Liverpool, 1829, 2s.Metropolis, 1825-50, 12s.-South Wales, 1844, 59.- Turnpike Roads in Ireland, 1826-31, 23. 60.; 1832 3s. Gd.

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