A Charge Delivered by the Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of Capetown, at his First Visitation in the Cathedral Church, St. George's, Capetown, January 20 1857

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A very rare collection of original historical documents pertaining to the first synod in 1857. Included with the title pamphlet above (which contains 26 pages) are the following documents: "An Address delivered by the Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of Capetown at the Opening of the First Synod held in the Cathedral Church of Capetown, January 21 1857" (19 pages), "Minutes of Proceedings of the First Synod of the Diocese of Capetown" (77 pages), "The Constitutions and Acts of the First Synod of the Diocese of Capetown" (18 pages), numerous newspaper articles from 1857 which have been collected and pasted in book-form. Finally, correspondence between the Lord Bishop of Capetown and F.R. Surtees, on the subject of the introduction of synodical action, comprising a lay element (in the absence of authority from the Imperial Parliament), into the Diocese of Capetown (101 pages). This entire collection has been bound in recent dark leather. One signature from a previous owner. An extremely unusual collection of important documents pertaining to Cape Town in the mid-1800s.. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.

Title: A Charge Delivered by the Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of Capetown, at his First Visitation in the Cathedral Church, St. George's, Capetown, January 20 1857

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Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Saul Solomon & Co.: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

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