Upper Canada Academy


Upper Canada Academy
   R Established by Methodists, June, 1836, 135; Ryerson on, 137-138; difficulty of raising funds, 138-139; Ryerson sent to England to obtain funds and secure royal charter, 139-141; his success, 142; Rev. Matthew Richey first principal, 142; financial assistance from government, 142-143; becomes Victoria College, 1841, 143; continued as preparatory school for Victoria College, 155. BL Incorporated by Methodists in 1836 at Cobourg, 193; power to grant degrees conferred in 1841, 193; name changed to Victoria College, 194. See also Victoria College.

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