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Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1085) [1] Letter, 26 November, 1726, Edinburgh, Bishop Andrew Cant to Bishop Millar. Asks for confirmation of whether Bishop Millar will attend the forthcoming consecration (of Robert Ouchterlony and James Rose) and expresses support for his decision, whether favourable or not. [2] Letter, 30 November, 1726, Edinburgh, Bishop Andrew Cant to Bishop Millar. "After what I wrote to you... of my firm resolution against any more consecrations of this time you cannot but be surprised to hear that I have consented to go into contrary measures so soon".

Dean William Leslie Christie

Manuscripts from the Episcopal Chest.

(552) Letter, 26 January 1756, Alexander Robertson to Robert Forbes, Leith. Complains of his letter being shown to some clergy and laity. Letter, 26 January, 1756, Robert Forbes, Leith to Alexander Robertson. Replies to Robertson's complaint. Note on the Edinburgh clergy by the Rev. Robert Forbes. 1756.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Manuscripts from the Episcopal Chest.

(488) Letter, Bishop Freebairn, Edinburgh to Bishop Millar. Suggests overtures for healing the breach between them. Letter, 29 July, 1727, Bishop Millar, Leith to Bishop Freebairn. Claims he represents his northern brethren and agrees to hear Freebairn's referees' opinions.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Manuscripts from the Episcopal Chest.

(543) Letter, 14 February, 1759, "Laicus" to William Falconer, Edinburgh. Explains that there has been discussions amongst the laity over the divisions in the church and that they have proposed a scheme to heal the divisions. 'The overture of the laity'. An opinion setting out seven proposals for establishing peace, signed by "Laicus".

Dean William Leslie Christie

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