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William Bury, Esq,
Thomas Fitzgerald, Eig,
Robert Fit.gura.d, Elq; Hon. George Barnewall, Esq; Mr. Samuel Collins
Thomas Fitzgiobon, Efq; Mr. Thomas Broughail Mr. Richard Cranfield Thomas Fotter, Ely; Mr. John Gasper bittier Mr. Richard Cowan
Thomas Franks, Eiq; Mr. Jolin Bloomfield
Mr. George Carncross Auguftine Fitzg-ald, Esq; Mr Edward Beaty Mr. John Carroll
George Fauikner, Erg; Mr. William Beby
Daniel Cooke, M. D. Captain Feild
John Ferral, M. D.
Rev. Mr. Fetherfton
Rev. Dr. Thomas Foster
Mr. William Feild
Richard French, Esq;
'Thomas Forfeith, Eig.
Nehemiah Donnellan, Esq; Sir Duke Giffard, Bart.
Sackville Gardiner, Esq; Rt. H. Lord Vis. Clanwilliam Henry Dillon, Esq;
Benjamin Geal Esq;
William Gun, Esq;
Thomas St. George, Esq;
Henry Gore, Esq;
Thomas Gleaftanc, Esq; Rev. Maurice Crosbie, D. D. Henry Dunkin, Esq;
Rev. Mr. Grattan Rev. Henry Candler, L. L. D. George Dawson, Esq; Rev. Mr. John Graves, A. B. Rev. Dean Coote Robert Day, A. M.
Mr. Pons. Gouldsbury, T.C.D. Matthew Carter, M. D. Dennis Doran, Esq;
Mr. Luke George, A. B. George Cleghorn, M. D. James Duncan, Erq;
Mr. Anthony Grayson
Mr. Charles Gillespie
Mr. Daniel M'Gufty.
Rt. H. John Hely Hutchinson
Hon. Mr. Juftice Henn Andrew Caldwell, Esq; Mr. Hugh Daniel
Rev. Dean Harman Robert Clements, Esq; Mr. George Darley.
Claude Hamilton, Esq; Stratford Canning, Esq;
Peter Holmes, Esq; Andrew Crawford, Esq John Ensor, Esq;
Kane O'Hara, Esq; James Caalfeild, Esq; John Enery, Esq;
Edward Herbert Esq; Lawrence Crosbie, Efq; John Edwards, T. C. D.
William Hamilton, Esq; Hugh Carmichael, Erq; John Evans, Esq;
Charles O'Hara, Esq; John Coningham, Efq; J. Echlin, Esq;
John Hobson, Esq; John Conway Colthurft, Esq;
John Hatch, Esq; Henry Cope, Esq;
Rt. H. Sir William Fownes, Bt. Mr. Guftavus Hamilton Edmond Coftelo, Esq; Henry Flood, Efq;
Henry Hamilton, Esg; Thomas Caulfeild, Esq; John Fitzgibbon, Esq; Thomas Hartley, Esq; Mr. Edward Cullen, T.C. D. John Fofter, Efq;
Francis Hamilton, Esq;
Sackville Hamilton, Efq; William Ludlow, Esq;
Edward Noy, Esq; Gorges Edmund Howard, Esq; Thomas Lee, Esq;
Braughill Newburgh, Esq; Rev. Mr. Richard Hopkins John Lee, Esq;
Mr. Walter Nugent. Mr. William Holt, A. M. Charles Levinge, Esq;
Able Onge, Esq;
Rt Hon. Lord Vis. Powerscourt Mr. Robert Hunter
David Diggs Latouche, A. M. Sir William Parsons, Bart. Mr. William Huthchinson John Lamy, A. B.
Rev. Dr. Kene Perceval
Roger Palmer, Esq;
Chriftopher Pallace, Esq; Meff. Jos. and Ben. Houghton Right Hon. Earl of Miltown John Prefton. Esq; Mr. John Hardy
Rt. H. Lord Vis. Mountgarret Park Pepper Efq; Mr. James Hornidge
Rt. H. Lord Vil. Mount-Cashel Robert Phibbs Erq; Mr. David Hay
Rt. Rev. Lord Bp. of Meath William Pleasants, A. B. David Hartley, Esq;
Rt. H. Sir Thomas Maud, Bt. Mr. William Penrose
Sir Capel Mollyneaux, Bart. Mr. James Paynose
John Prendergaft, Esq;
Edward Pigot Efq; Rev. Mr. Daniel Jackson Dr. George Maconchy Mr. Joseph Parker Benjamin Johnson, Esq; Paul Meredith, Esq:
Mr. Richard Pike. Charles Innes, Esq ;
Juftin Mac Carthy, Esq;
Thomas Maunfell, Efq; Henry Quin, M. D.
Rev. Dean Ryder Thomas Kelly, Esq;
John Monk Mason, Esq; John Rochfort, Efq; Dennis Kelly, Esq;
Arthur Mahon, Efq; George Rochfort, Efq;
George Monro, A. B. Andrew Ram, Esq;
Richard Reddy, Esq;
Mr. James Rynd, T. C. D. Mr. Gilbert Kilbee
William Mosse, T. C. D. Mr. William Rynd, T. C. D.
Mr. Christopher Moyers Mr. James Reed, T. C. D. Rt. Hon. Lord Lifford, Lord Mr. Thomas Morris
James Rainsford, Esq;
Richard Robbins, Efq;
Mr. Dominick Mahon Mr. John Read
Mr. Henry Roche
Mr. John Reilly Richard Levinge Esqi Mr. George Maguire
Mr. William Reilly
Mr. Jofeph Rooke.
Rt. Hon. Lord Southwell Robert Longfield, Esq, Sir Edward Newenham Rt. Hon. Lord Stopford
Hon. Mr. Justice Smith Mr. William Shannon John Ulher, Eiq;
Rt. Hon. Earl of Wandesford Bowen Southwell, Efq;
Sir Richard Wolsely, Bart.
T. John Smyth, Ef;
Rev. Tho. Wilson, S.F.T.C.D.
Bernard Ward, Elq;
Charles William Wall, Efq;
Edward Wilmot, Esq;
Hans Wood, Esq;
Ralph Ward, Esq;
Robert Waller, Esq;
Mark Whyte, Esqi
John Wetherall, Elg;
Meredith Workman, Elg:
John Whitingham, Esq; Mark Sinnet, Efq;
Eyre Trench, Efq;
Stephen Wybrants, Erg;
Rev. Mr. John Wyne Mr. Edward Strettell
Rev. John Waller, F. T. C. D.
Joseph Walker, Esq;
Mr. John Wilson
Mr. Samuel Whyte Mr. Frederick Stock
Agmondilham Vesey, Erq; Charles Wall Efq; Mr. William Sweetman Rev. Dr. Vance
Mr. William Williamion. Mr. Thomas Smoke John Vicars, M. D.
2. Mr. John Seward Edward Villiers, Esq;
Mr. Mark Zouch.
PLAN of the INSTRUCTIONS given in the DRAWING-SCHOOL
establisbed by the DUBLIN SOCIETY, to enable Youth to become Proficients in the different Branches of that Art, and to pursue with Success geograpbical, nautical, mechanical, commercial or military Inquiries.
L'Oisevetè & l' Ignorance sont les deux Sources empoisonnèes de tous les Deo
fordres, & les plus grands Flèaux de la Societè. HE Education of Youth is considered in all Countries as the Ob- Wise Regu.
lations relaas well as that of the State. To this end, the ableft Hands are employ- Education ed in forming Plans. of Instruction, the best calculated for the various of Youih, in Professions of Life, and Societies are formed, composed of Men'diftin Scodand, guished, as well by their Birth and Rank, as by their Experience and and other Knowledge, under whose Inspe&ion, and by whose Care they are carried Parts of Euinto Execution, by Persons of acknowledged Abilities in their different Departments : And thus the Education of Youth is conducted, from their earliest Years, in a Manner the best suited to engage their Minds in the Love of useful Knowledge, to improve their Understandings, to form their Taste and ripen their Judgments, to fix in them an Habit of Thinking with Steadiness and Attention, to promote their Address and Penetration, and to raise their Ambition to excel in their respective Provinces.
However necessary such Regulations may appear to every reasonable Fatal Confe Person, however wished for by every Parent who feels the Loss of a pro- lulting from per Education in his own Pra&ice ; nevertheless they had not been even the Neglect thought of in this Country, where that Extent of Knowledge, requisite
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to prepare Youth to appear with Dignity in the various Employments of Life, or to enable them to bring to Perfe&tion the different Arts for which they are designed, being not attended to; Education was regarded as a puerile Object, and of course abandoned to illiterate Persons, who from their illiberal and mechanic Methods of teaching gave Youth little or no Information.
To remove so general and well grounded a Complaint, it was proposed that the Youth of this Kingdom should receive in the Drawing-School established by the DUBLIN-SOCIETY, the Inftru&ions necessary to ena
ble them to become Proficients in the different Branches of that Art, and How far the
to pursue with Success, geographical, nautical, mechanical, commercial Drawing School esta: or military Enquiries: in this View, an Abftra& of the following Plans blished un were delivered to their Secretaries and Treasurer in the Month of O&oder the InSpection of ber, 1764, to be laid before the Society; and to prevent an Undertaking of the Dublin- National Utility, to be defeated through the Suggestions of Design or IgSociety put
norance, the Plans were printed; which being received by the Public Footing, has with general Approbation, the DUBLIN-SOCIETY, pursuant to the Report supplied this of their Committee appointed to examine into the Merit of the Plans, Defect.
and the Character of the Proposer, resolved, the 4th of February, 1768, that they should be carried into Execution by the Author, under their immediate Inspection.
The PLANS are as follow.
1. LAN of a Course of pure Asathematicks, absolutely necessary for
the right understanding any Branches of pra&ical Mathematicks in their Application to geographical, nautical, mechanical, commercial, and military Enquiries.
II. PLAN of the physical and moral System of the World, including the Instru&ions relative to young Noblemen and Gentlemen of For
PLAN of the merchantile Arts, or the Instructions relative to those who are intended for Trade.