Our Last Year in New Zealand, 1887 by William Garden CowieOur Last Year in New Zealand, 1887 by William Garden Cowie

Our Last Year in New Zealand, 1887

byWilliam Garden Cowie

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... Cambridge Church. He is a member of the Diocesan and also of the General Synod. February 6, Sunday.--A showery day, after months of drought. The thermometer, which stood at 80 in the shade before the rain began, fell to 650 in thirty-six hours. In the morning, at eleven, I preached at S. Andrew's and held a Confirmation; Morning Prayer to the third collect being first said by Archdeacon Willis. In the afternoon, I went to Cambridge West, where I held afternoon service in the district school-house, the Archdeacon going to Ohaupo. In the evening, I took the service at S. Andrews; Mr. Dyer, a rising young lawyer, helping me by reading the Lesson and giving out the notices. The two collections at S. Andrew's to-day, for the ordinary expenses of the church, amounted to £5 8s. 4d. Considering the smallness of the population (about fifteen hundred) and the existing commercial depression, that sum will compare favourably with the ordinary offerings of a provincial town congregation in England. At Cambridge, as at our other country settlements, there is no Church endowment for any purpose; the whole cost of the maintenance of the clergyman and of public worship being borne by the people. It is to be hoped that endowments--to meet part of the ordinary expenses of our country churches--will be provided, when the sons and grandsons of the original settlers have established themselves on their lands. February 7, Monday.--We spent the morning of this day in letter-writing, and the afternoon in paying visits. February 8, Tuesday.--We left Cambridge in the D morning by train for Morrinsville, where we stayed from eleven a.m. to three. On the way we passed a station named Eureka. On a former occasion, when travelling this way, one of our fellow-passengers said to us,...
Title:Our Last Year in New Zealand, 1887Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217027105

ISBN - 13:9780217027106

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