Letters from the archbishops of Canterbury and York, Anglican and Episcopal bishops and British prime minister, William Ewarts Gladstone chiefly concerning church business. Included among the correspondents are William E. Gladstone, John Henry Hobart, A. F. Winningham Ingram, Richard Channing Moore, Charles Manners Sutton, and Archibald Campbell Tait. Also included are etchings of Richard Channing Moore and of Beilby Porteus, Bishop of London; and the published volume "The House of Bishops" (The Churchman Company, 1907).
Acc. 2012.126 includes letters from Episcopal bishops, circa 1820s-1930s, as well as autographs of Episcopal bishops. Included among these correspondents are John Johns (Bishop of Virginia), Samuel Seabury (1801-1872), Alexander Mackay-Smith, Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, William Ingraham Kip, Benjamin T. Onderdonk, Thomas Hubbard Vail, Carlton Chase, Leonidas Polk, Thomas Atkinson, and Henry C. Lay. Also included is a certificate from the Diocese of Fond du Lac authorizing a lay communicant (Newell Demerrit Stanley) to read a sermon.
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0.60 Linear Feet
The 33 items are arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Additional gift received from the donor on 5/8/1991. Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
Acc. 2012.126 accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in April 2012. Inventory completed in December 2019.