1866 HANDWRITTEN AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY FAMED BISHOP, HERO OF THE WAR OF 1812 AND PROMINENT LEADER OF PIONEER TORONTO - CHURCH VERSUS STATE CONTENT TO THE ANGLICAN BISHOP OF MONTREAL

By: JOHN STRACHAN, 1st BISHOP OF TORONTO

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On offer is a superb John Strachan, (1778-1867) First Anglican Bishop of Toronto Autograph Letter, Signed 'John Toronto', dated Toronto, November 2, 1866 [he would die on the next November 1st], to Francis Fulford, Anglican Bishop of Montreal and Metropolitan of Canada. 8vo. 2 Traces of mounting along edges. Contents explaining why a petition for approval of a newly elected co-adjustor Bishop had not been sent to the Queen; "The impression has prevailed very strongly here in this Diocese, that in consequence of the opinion expressed by the Law Officers of the Crown touching the relation between Church and the State in the Colonies, Her Majesty would be advised to abstain in future from indication of any jurisdiction over the Church in this Country..." This item comes with an original receipt and certificate of authenticity by a noted American dealer. VG.

Title: 1866 HANDWRITTEN AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY FAMED BISHOP, HERO OF THE WAR OF 1812 AND PROMINENT LEADER OF PIONEER TORONTO - CHURCH VERSUS STATE CONTENT TO THE ANGLICAN BISHOP OF MONTREAL

Author Name: JOHN STRACHAN, 1st BISHOP OF TORONTO

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: TORONTO, UPPER CANADA ONTARIO, 1866

Book Condition: Very Good+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 000869

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