Item FC 3213 L55 020.048 - 1873 (Apr) Letter from Alexander Neil Bethune, Bishop of Toronto

Transcript 1873 Apr 12 - Letter from Bethune

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1873 (Apr) Letter from Alexander Neil Bethune, Bishop of Toronto

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FC 3213 L55 020.048

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  • April 12, 1873 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper, embossed with a design of a belted oval border inscribed with “London Superfine” surrounding a shield.

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Alexander Neil Bethune was the second Bishop of Toronto for the Anglican church, serving from 1867-1879.

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Place: Cobourg

From: A.N. Toronto

To: Mr .Thomson

Details: 4pp

Notes: A letter written April 12, 1873 in Cobourg, Ontario by "A. N. Toronto," who is Alexander Neil Bethune, Bishop of Toronto. The bishop writes to Reverend C.E. Thomson to advise him on a special service for baptisms, and some other church matters. Mr. Rowsell is mentioned with regards to exposing tracts. The bishop goes on to say that he plans on traveling from Guelph by train on Monday, June 2nd for the purposes of performing confirmations and laying the cornerstone for the new church.

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

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