The announcement has been made that the Lit. medal has been awarded to Winthrop E. Dwight '93, of New Haven. The prize is a gold medal valued at $25, and is offered each year by the Yale Literary Magazine to that member of the Academic or Scientific department who shall compose the best essay. The medal was first offered in 1850, and has been awarded each year since with six exceptions. The subject of Mr. Dwight's essay was "The Melancholy Jaques."