RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 208, ff.184-257
DescriptionPapers relating to the diocese of Mauritius and the creation of a new Province of the Indian Ocean, to include Madagascar and Mauritius, including: financing of the bishop's stipend (ff.184-192); developments in Mauritius (ff.193-195); consultations for the proposed new Province (ff.196-205, 207-212, 219-222, 237-244), 249-252, 257); the Prime Minister of Mauritius' interest in bishops' appointments (ff.206, 223-225); order of service for the memorial service of Hugh Otter-Barry, Bishop of Mauritius with Edwin Curtis, Bishop of Mauritius' sermon (ff.213-218); division of the diocese (ff.226, 229-230, 233); the bishop's powers to revoke a priest's licence (ff.227-228); discussion about choice of an archbishop for the new province (ff.231-232, 234-236); Bishop Curtis' address to the diocesan conference (ff.245-248); involvement of Archbishop Beecher in discussion about the new province (ff.253-256).

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