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SUBJECT OF REDEMPTION
AN ATTEMPT TO SET FORTH THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CHURCH
AS DESIGNED TO EMBRACE THE WHOLE RACE
EIGHT LECTURES DELIVERED BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY
OF OXFORD IN THE YEAR 1883
ON THE FOUNDATION OF THE LATE REV. JOHN BAMPTON, M.A.
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FROM THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
OF THE LATE
REV. JOHN BAMPTON,
CANON OF SALISBURY.
“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 singular 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 Ox“ ford 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 re“mainder to the endowment of eight Divinity Lecture Ser“mons, 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 adjoining “ 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 Ox“ ford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent “ Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.