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1. THE AUTHENTICITY AXD TRUTH OF THE HISTORY.
DELIVERED IN THE
CHAPEL OF TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN,
THE LECTURE ESTABLISHED BY THE PROVOST AND SENIOR FELLOWS, UNDER THE
WILL OF MRS, ANNE DONNELLAN.
9, UPPER SACKVILLE-STREET.
EXTRACT FROM THE REGISTRY OF TRINITY COLLEGE,
“ Whereas a Legacy of One thousand two hundred and fortythree Pounds, has been bequeathed to the College of Dublin, by Mrs AnnE DONNELLAN, for the encouragement of Religion, Learning, and good Manners ; the particular mode of application being intrusted to the Provost and Senior Fellows:
“ RESOLVED, “ I. That a Divinity Lecture, to which shall be annexed a Salary arising from the interest of One thousand two hundred Pounds, shall be established for ever, to be called Donnellan's Lecture.
• II. That the Lecturer shall be forthwith elected from among the Fellows of said College, and hereafter annually on the 20th of November.
“ III. That the subject or subjects of the Lectures shall be determined at the time of clection by the Board, to be treated of in six Sermons, which shall be delivered in the College Chapel, after morning service, on certain Sundays, to be appointed on the 20th of November next, after the election of the Lecturer, and within a year from said appointment.
“ IV. That one moiety of the interest of the said £1,200 shall be paid to the Lecturer, as soon as he shall have delivered the whole number of Lectures ; and the other moiety as soon as he shall have published four of the said Lectures one copy to be deposited in the Library of the College, one in the Library of Armagh, one in the Library of St Sepulchre, one to be given to the Chancellor of the University, and one to the Provost of the College."