Memoir And Letters Of Frederic Dan Huntington; First Bishop Of Central New York by Arria Sargent Huntington

Memoir And Letters Of Frederic Dan Huntington; First Bishop Of Central New York

byArria Sargent Huntington

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX ENTRANCE ON THE EPISCOPATE "Then said he: I am the guide of those pilgrims that are going to the Celestial country." The diocese of Central New York, organized in Convention Nov. 10,1868, was set apart from that of Western New York, and included fourteen counties in the centre of the great commonwealth, numbering within its jurisdiction one hundred and six parishes and missions, and one hundred and seventeen clergy. Of the six large seats of population the choice of a See City fell naturally between Utica and Syracuse, although cordial overtures looking towards the bishop's residence were made from several other cities. Reasons laid before him decided the future diocesan to select Syracuse; one strong inducement, in view of his relations to the whole flock under his care, being the convenient railroad facilities in all directions. The region, which he soon rapidly traversed from end to end, is one of unusual loveliness, fertility, and agricultural resources, with trade and manufacturing interests which have steadily increased. Its most commanding educational institution is Cornell University, but it includes Syracuse and Colgate Universities and Hamilton College. All through the rich farming country are quiet villages, the abode of a refined and stable population, the older communities to be found in the hill towns, where churches, courthouses, and academies were erected in the early days. The picturesque lakes, the smiling valleys, the grand stretches of upland looking towards the wilderness, combine advantages of climate and scenery unsurpassed in our northern latitudes. The salt springs in Syracuse early attracted a company of settlers who developed these natural resources and laid the foundations of a prosperous city, its opportunities for trade a...

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Title:Memoir And Letters Of Frederic Dan Huntington; First Bishop Of Central New YorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217510388

ISBN - 13:9780217510387

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