Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge
Statute E
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Chapter XI


1. The investments from time to time representing the estate given by the will of Thomas Seaton, who died on 18 August 1741, shall constitute a trust fund called the Seatonian Fund.

2. The income of the fund shall be used to provide one or more Seatonian Prizes for poems in English on a subject set by the adjudicators which shall be deemed by them to conform to the condition imposed by the founder, namely that it shall be conducive to the honour of the Supreme Being and the recommendation of virtue.