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ROYAL CALEDONIAN ASYLUM.
CALEDONIAN ROAD, HOLLOWAY, LONDON.
FOUNDED, 1808.—INCORPORATED, 1815,'
For Supporting: and Educating the Children of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, Natives of Scotland, who have died or been disabled in the service of their Country, and of Indigent Scotch Parents resident in London.
HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY THE QUEEN.
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE TRINCE CONSORT.
HIS QRACE THE DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH AND QUEENSBERRT, E.G., Sc. fcc.
rTVHE COURT OF DIRECTORS most earnestly request the attention of the -«- Scottish Nobility and Gentry, and of all others connected with Scotland, to this, tho only Charitable Scottish Institution of the kind in England. Since its foundation 526 Boys and 115 Girls have been clothed, educated, and maintained in the Asylum. It contains at the present timo 65 Boys and 53 Girls, and is capablo of considerable extension should the state of its funds permit. It depends entirely upon voluntary contributions, and the most anxious care is taken that these shall be expended in tho most advantageous manner for the benefit of the Charity. It has hitherto received_ the countenance of nearly all the members of tho Boyal Family. His Royal Highness tho Prince of Wales has made himself a Perpetual Governor, and holds for life the right of maintaining one child in the School. The leading members of tho Scottish Nobility and Gentry havo rendercd_ it the most beneficent support. The President and his Grace's Family have ever evinced a warm interest in ils welfare, and have been munificent contributors to its funds. His Graco the Duke of Hamilton, the Dukes of Argyll, Montrose, and Roxburgh have lent their powerful aid not only in a pecuniary point of view, but also by presiding at its festivals, where they pleaded most successfully in its behalf. His Koyal Highness the Duko of Cambridge presided at tho fostival of 1856, and liberally contributed to tho funds. General Sir Colin Campbell, who presided at the last Anniversary, stated that it afforded him much pleasure to seo the children of the soldiers he had often led to battle and victory receiving the benefits of such an Institution. Upwards of forty of the children now in the Asylum aro the orphans of those brave Scottish Boldiers who fell during the Crimean war. The Directors are most anxious to afford the same protection to the orphan children of those Scottish soldiers who have fallen in battle, who have (lied in sickness, or who may have been cruelly murdered in cold blood by the mutineers in India during the present sanguinary struggle, but to carry this into effect they will require a large increase of means. Children are usually admitted by ballot, but in consequence of tho munificent collection carried to tho account of the Crimean Fund, and tho allowance made towards the maintenance of Scottish soldiers' orphans by the Patriotic Fund, the forty children alluded to were admitted by presentation and without ballot. If a fund of the samo nature could be raised, or subscribers would come forward with the same alacrity as upon that occasion, the Directors would be enabled to receive at least an equal number of children, orphans of the gallant Scottish soldiers who have so bravely supported tho honour of their names and country in India. The Court of Directors thorcfore earnestly call upon their fellow-countrymen in the Highlands, the Lowlands, and wherever Scotchmen are found, to assist in this great work of lovo and charity, to enablo them to open wide the doors of the Institution, and to call within tho shelter of its fostering walls the orphan child of bim who has suffered disease, and hunger, and thirst, and eventually died in his country's cause.
A Donation of Ten Guineas constitutes a Governor for life. A Subscription of Two Guineaa constitutes a Guardian, with the privilege of two votes at elections of children. A Subscription of One Guinea annually entitles the subscriber to one vote.
Donations and Subscriptions will bo thankfully received by Messrs. Coitts, Bankers to the Institution, 59, Strand; by Messrs. Forbes, Forbes, and Co., 9, King William-street, City; by Mr. CiL4Ri.es Edward Stbwart, Collector, 32, New Broad Street, City; and by tho Secuetahy or Matroh at the Asylum.
November 26th, 1857.
FUNDS are GREATLY REQUIRED for the support of the HOSPITAL, for CONSUMPTION, at 1SR0MPT0N. One Hundred and Fifty-five Patients are waiting for admission, and there arc now One Hundred Beds empty for want of funds.
Philip Rose, Hon. Sec
GOVERNESSES' BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION.
Incorporated by Royal Charter, with Power to hold Land by Gift, Purchase, or Bequest.
The objects of this Society arc—
TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE to Governesses in distress, afforded privately and delicately,
through the Ladies' Committee.
ANNUITY FUND. Elective Annuities to Aged Governesses, secured on invested capital, and thus independent of the prosperity of the Institution.
•»* The Hon. Mrs. Ashley has most kindly opened a Fund to raise all the Society's Annuitiei to £25. Any donatious which may be kiudly given, may bo addressed "The Hon. Mrs. Ashley, o the care of the Secretary."
PROVIDENT FUND. Provident Annuities purchased by Ladies in any way connected with Education, upon Government security, agreeably to the Act of Parliament. This branch includes a Savings Bank.
A HOME for Governesses during the intervals between their engagements.
The Right Hon. Earl Manvers.
Sir Charles Merrick Burrell, Bt.,
Sir James Duke, Bart., Aid , M P.
Chaplain.—Rev. G. Taylor, M.A.
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE
John Masterman, Esq., T.P.
Messrs. Masterman, Peter*. Mildred & Co., 35, Nicholas Lane, Lombard Street.
John Howell, Esq.
Samuel Bendry Brooke, Esq.
John Spurgin, Cantab,. Fellow of
Founder and Honorary
Frederick Salmon, M.R.C.S., F.S.A,
James Robert Lane, F.R.C.S.
Secretary,—Mr. Jas. Fuller Whiskln, at the Hospital, City Road, London,
Messrs. W. H. KERR & Co.
Beg to inform the Nobility and Gentry, and Strangers visiting this country, that their works and
NEW SHOW ROOMS
are open for inspection daily, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
FOR THE PROTECTION OF ALL ARTICLES WHICH HAY BE INJURED BY EXPOSURE.
AQUARLX AND FERN OASES.
SHEET AND CROWN WINDOW GLASS,
HARTLEY'S ROUGH PLATE, FOR CONSERVATORIES, Ac
PAINTED AND STAINED CLASS,
AND EVERY VARIETY OF ORNAMENTAL WINDOW GLASS,
OLAUDBT & HOUGHTON'S,
89, HIGH HOLBORN.
Designs and Estimate! furnished when required.
BY BOYAL LETTERS PATENT.
WEDGWOOD'S MANIFOLD WRITER,
FOB COPYING LETTEBS, DESPATCHES, &o.
THIS invention will produce a Letter with its copy at one operation, or, if required, a Copy and two Facsimiles, to send abroad, with a single Pen (Style), which is so durable that it will last for years without repair, and actually improves by use.
This extraordinary apparatus, from its simplicity and portability, as well as secrecy and despatch in operation, is admirably adapted for Merchants, Agents of Estates, Solicitors, and all persons travelling or going abroad; they are also strongly recommended, with the recently-improved Carbonic and Copying-paper (which is quite free from smell, and will not soil the hands), to the Ambassadors, Nobility, Clergy, Members of Parliament, Gentlemen holding official Situations under Government, Bankers, and all who have occasion to write much, and desire to retain Copies, or send Duplicate Letters abroad, to whom it will prove a great saving of time, trouble, and expense. Price from One to Four Guineas.
WEDCWOOD'S CLIP DESK,
For holding down the leaves of tho Copying-book while writing.
Writing Desks in great variety; Despatch Boxes, with Copying Apparatus complete; ail made of well-seasoned materials, adapted for tropical climates.
Jtf.B.— Dales, Dressing Cases, Work-boxes, in great variety. Alio a splendid assortment of
Goods in Papier Mach4 and Fancy Stationery.
WEDCWOOD'S IMPROVED NOCTO-CRAPH.
By this invention, persons who have had the misfortune to lose their sight, or whose sight is impaired, are enabled to write either in single or duplicate, without the aid of any person to look over them. Price £2 12s. 6d., or with Spring Bars, £3 3s., and £4 4s. in a Desk.
Manufactured by WEDGWOOD and SOW, 9, Cornnill.
(Late of 84, Lombard Street.)
Orders by port promptly attended to. If from the country, must be a^coropwued \>J » Postoffice Older, and tho change will be returned with, the Goods.
COTTAM AND HALLEN, 2, WINSLEY-STREET, OXFORD-STREET, LONDON, W.
PATENTEES AND ORIGINAL INVENTORS OF
THE IMPROVED SYSTEM OF FITTING UP STABLES.
PATRONISED BY THE ENGLISH AND FRENCH GOVERNMENTS, AS WELL AS BY THE PRINCIPAL NOBILITY, GENTRY, AND
HUNTING ESTABLISHMENTS IX THE KINGDOM.
SECURITY FROM ACCIDENT by the use of the Patent Halter Guide and Improved Curved Top Plate; PROMOTION of HEALTH, COMFORT, and CONDITION by the cleanliness and power of resisting infection of the mangers and troughs; and also of the Patent Drop Cover, to curtail the quantity of water to bo imbibed ECONOMY in tho USE of FOOD, from the improved formation of the fittings, and by means of the Patent Portable Seed-Box, are somo of the peculiar
^"3^"* ATENT^^^sfbDlT1^^SSSSoSsS^ IMPROVED^biace GUTTER, WITH MOVEABLE SAFETY COVERS ;Sanitary Traps, Cheap and Durable Corn-Bins, and every article requisite for the Stable and Harness-Room.
Iron Gates, Fencing-, and Hurdles made by Machinery. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUES and LITHOGRAPHS, free, on application to COTTAM and HALLEN, 2, Winsley-street, Oxford-street, London, W.