Letter from Charles John Abraham to William Williams, August 12, 1861
MS-1991-75-1 (Reference Number)
Box 1 - Folder 1
A discussion of the proposed appointment of a Maori clergyman. Extracts from the text read: "in order to help them settle their ecclesiastical difficulties" ... "as a representative of the race."
4pp on 1 Leaf ; 177mm x 219mm
Letter from Charles John Abraham to William Williams, August 12, 1861,Williams, Algar Temple, 1877-1966,1783 - 1963,MS-1991-75-1
Charles John Abraham (1814-1903) was the first Bishop of Wellington consecrated in 1857. In England, Abraham was heavily involved in educational reform at Eton. He came to New Zealand in 1850 with Bishop Selwyn and acted as Archdeacon of Waitemata from 1853-1858
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