24 February 1881
At King's College the annual prizes for English essays of £5 have been adjudged to Arthur Read Ropes and James Kenneth Stephen, both scholars of the College, who are declared to be equal in merit. Extra prizes of £2 each have been awarded to Charles Chree and John Ryan. The following have distinguished themselves in the competition-viz., M.F.B. Binbey, W. Harvey, C.H. Reynolds, W.A. Walker, W.T. Whitley.