The Niagara Church Case; Containing The Whole Of The Correspondence And The Comments Of The Toronto…

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byHenry Dunbar Reynolds

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... Mr. Creen in permitting him to retain a pension of £100 per annum. The man must have a very perverted judgment who knowing all the circumstances 6f the case can think so. It would be cruel indeed, after 80 years' labor to fling the old man and his family upon the cold charity of the World. Had the Bishop sought to do so, and Mr. Creen had in consequence refused to give up his Rectory, the whole matter would have had togoto the English Ecclesiastical Courts at an enormous expense, where several years probably would have elapsed before a decision was come to, and in the meantime the parish of Niagara would have gone to utter ruin. We have not yet in this Province, through the delay of the Home Government in giving assent to the Bill passed last Session, a Synod legally constituted to take cognizance of clerical delinquency. The Bishop, we consider, and all straight-forward men disposed to judge the case by its merits, will agree with us, has acted in a manner characterized with great good sense, justice and mercy. He appointed a commission to investigate the whole matter, composed of gentlemen of the highest character and reputation in the Province, and upon their Report he acted both with respect to Mr. Creen and Mr. Reynolds. We are glad to find that a very large and Tespt ctable portion of the Niagara congregation coincide with bis Lordship's decisions, and we trust that the balance will, when their excited feelings become somewhat allayed, arrive at the same way of thinking. We must in conclusion, state our candid opinion that we never before saw, in one document, so much transparent vanity and conceit, bad taste and deficiency of gentlemanlike feeling, as is crowded into Mr. Reynolds' statement. The Bishop has been more kind to...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... Mr. Creen in permitting him to retain a pension of £100 per annum. The man must have a very perverted judgment...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217359914

ISBN - 13:9780217359917

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