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Letter to E.C. Bostock (transcript) Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 80
Level of Description


  • 1886 March 23 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    One typed transcript. Written in Philadelphia. Advice regarding resignation of Mr. Bartels. Mentions the Bishop-selected Consistory (separate from the Clerical Council), a Lay Council representing them at Convention, a confidential report on changes within the schools, evangelical work in Florida, and the North West Congress. Discusses at length types of questions to be asked at official meetings. Criticizes Mr. Bostock's reference to "power in the hands of anyone". Individuals mentioned: Mr. Bartels, Mr. Whitehead, Mr. Burnham, Hugh (Smeal?), Mr. DeCharms, Mr. Schreck, Mr. Price, Miss Electa Grant, Homer (Synnestvedt?), Dr. Hibbard, Mr. Sewall, Mr. Mercer, Mr. Pitcairn, Mrs. Bostock and Mrs. Benade.