Letters Of John Richard Green

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byJohn Richard Green

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901. Excerpt: ... PART II CLERICAL CAREER The following letters belong to the period in which Green was an active London clergyman. I will first give the dates of the various positions which he held during his clerical career. He was ordained deacon at Christmas 1860, and priest at Christmas 1861, on both occasions by the Bishop of London, A. C. Tait, who became a very warm personal friend. His first curacy was under the Rev. Henry Ward, incumbent of St. Barnabas, King's Square, Goswell Road. In the spring of 1863, at the request of Bishop Tait, he took charge of a derelict parish in Hoxton. His health, however, soon gave way; and a year's rest was ordered which he was unable to afford. He gave up Hoxton in the autumn, but at the end of the year took a curacy under the Rev. Philip Gell, at Notting Hill. In April 1864 he accepted a "mission curacy" at St. Peter's, Stepney; and in November 1865 was appointed, by Bishop Tait, to the perpetual curacy of St. Philip's, Stepney. He resigned this at Easter 1869. Tait, who had just become Archbishop of Canterbury, appointed him, at the same time, to the librarianship of Lambeth, a purely honorary office; and he ceased from that time to discharge any active clerical duties. During eight years (1861-68) Green had worked at different tasks with an energy which would have been remarkable in a strong man, and is altogether astonishing when the state of his health is taken into account. The references in his letters will show how varied were his interests, though unfortunately they are too fragmentary to give anything like a complete picture. I will bring together some of the different aspects of his energy, and I must leave it to readers to understand that the various occupations which I mention in succession were carried on simultaneou...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901. Excerpt: ... PART II CLERICAL CAREER The following letters belong to the period in which Green was an active London clergyman. I will first...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217704484

ISBN - 13:9780217704489

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