Samuel Allen McCoskry papers, 1836-1878.

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Samuel Allen McCoskry papers, 1836-1878.

These papers date from McCoskry's election as Bishop of Michigan, 1836; some relate to his diocese but most concern Church affairs in general. They reveal his attitude toward the Church of England; the need for discipline; events in the Diocese of New Jersey and the trial of Bishop George W. Doane; dealings with Bishop Philander Chase; opinion of Bishops Levi S. Ives and Henry J. Whitehouse; the proposed move of Bishop Whittingham to Washington, D.C.; McCoskry's interest in the Irish Society, and his personal difficulties. The circular notice of McCoskry's deposition as Bishop, 1878, is also included.

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