RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubseries
Alt Ref NoMS 2551 ff. 30-86v
TitlePapers of the Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt
Date1883-1885
DescriptionContains:
- Letter from Archbishop Edward White Benson to Sophronius, Coptic Patriarch of Alexandria, [1883], informing him that a commission has been sent to Egypt (draft) (f. 30);
- Letter from the same to Cyril V, Coptic Patriarch of Cairo, [1883], on the same subject (draft and copy) (f. 32);
- Two drafts, one of which is corrected by Archbishop Edward White Benson, of instructions for commission to Egypt, October-November 1883 (ff. 35-47);
- Minutes of meeting of the Association, 15 May 1885 (ff. 48-69);
- Memorandum on proposed anglican episcopate in Palestine, Egypt, neighbouring countries, and Cyprus, 18th cent. (ff. 70-5);
- Remarks by the Ven. Charles Henry Butcher, Commissary of Bishop G. F. P. Blyth in Egypt, on the position of the Association in Egypt and a projected school, 24 March 1898 (ff. 76-78v.);
- Letter from the Revd. Montague Fowler to John Wordsworth, Bishop of Salisbury, 27 January 1899, about a bishop in Egypt (f. 80);
- Letter from the Revd. William Sadler, Secretary of the Jerusalem and the East Mission Fund, to George Cubitt, 1st Baron Ashcombe, 11 February 1899, on the same subject (f. 83);
- Letter from Francis Reginald Wingate, Governor-General of the Sudan, to the Very Revd. Ralph Milburn Blakiston, Secretary of the Association, 12 July 1901, on Coptic schools at Omdurman and Khartoum (f. 85).
AcquisitionGiven by the Jerusalem and the East Mission, 1971. For more information see LR/L/12 f. 159.

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206Association for the Furtherance of Christianity in Egypt; 1883-19041883-1904
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