Item FC 3213 L55 020.049 - 1846 (Apr) from John Strachan to Townley

Transcript 1846 Apr 25 - Letter from Strachan

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1846 (Apr) from John Strachan to Townley

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FC 3213 L55 020.049

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  • April 25, 1846 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper.

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Strachan was the first Anglican Bishop for the Diocese of Toronto (1839-1867). He was also instrumental in the founding of the University of Trinity College in Toronto.

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Place: Toronto

From: John Toronto

To: Rev Adam Townley

Details: 2pp

Notes: A letter marked private, written by John Strachan, Bishop of Toronto. It is addressed to Reverend Adam Townley who was rector in Dunnville at the time, serving the parishes of Dunnville, Port Maitland, and South Cayuga in the Niagara District. Strachan discusses land titles in relation to a new church, and asks several questions to arrange travel. St. John the Evangelist church was built in South Cayuga and consecrated by Strachan in June 1846.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of the University of Alberta Libraries.

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