Mrs. Brookfield And Her Circle Volume 1 by Charles Hallam Elton Brookfield

Mrs. Brookfield And Her Circle Volume 1

byCharles Hallam Elton Brookfield

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...Miss Coutts can be reckoned on as willing to promote it; and if it was once made known publicly that such a plan was in active contemplation, no doubt the numbers of people who all over the country are wishing for the establishment of some sort of Monastic houses would willingly subscribe to make so favourable a beginning. At any rate let me know what you think about it; the more I think the subject over the more do I feel convinced that if the Church of England is really to do anything among the poor masses She must go out of her present parochial system. This will be my direction for a week more, With my kind regards to Mrs. Brookfield, I am, Dear B., affectly yours, John Manners. P.S.--In case my friend the baker should be obdurate I send a cheque for £5, of which spend part in defraying the cost of the dole, the rest in what charitable way you think best. THE SOUTHEY SCHEME Lord John Manners to Mr. Brookfield: Belvoir Castle, 30th December, 1843. My dear Brookfield, At last my Southey scheme has marched a step. The Bishop of London conditionally sanctions it, and I'm now preparing for a declaration in the papers; drawing out a committee and so on; I am ashamed, knowing your multitudinous businesses, to ask you to take any part in it, but a recollection of your services on a former occasion makes me wish to see you on said committee; either as plain committee-man, or better still secretary or treasurer, if you would be one I'd be the other. I don't want the committee to be large, but a select working one, and at present propose Lyttelton, Sir J. Hanmer, Dicky Milnes, Mr. Watts Russell, you and I as its constituent parts. The constitution of the Order is briefly this: the Sisters are to be Churchwomen, but to relieve all distressed...

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Title:Mrs. Brookfield And Her Circle Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217238106

ISBN - 13:9780217238106

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