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Go see Goodwin to sound him out in presidency of college. Can't yet call Board Meeting til we know that he will accept.

ISBN

KMcI 630711a

Date

7-11-1863

Keywords

letter, McIlvaine, Bedell, Goodwin, Kenyon College

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Cinc. July 11 (17) 1863

My dear Bp.

I have a letter today from Mr. [Proven] of Phila. whom I had asked to get some ideas about Dr. Good[win’s] probable acceptance of Presidency. Mr. P. had been approached through an intimate friend of Dr. G. + his impression is favourable as to the probable [result]. If we had a meeting of the Trustees I would [?] him. When had we better have a meeting? Or as it was talked of at the meeting in [?] could it be done by application to each Trustee? But has the question of Delay been settled? Again, what [?] are to be [?] him? I suppose a meeting must be held.

Yours affectionately,

Chas. P. McIlvaine

Mr. Cox has been [?] called to St. Paul’s. For a High Ch. call it is as good as could be [?] I think as certain about [?] & Eccleston for ST. [?] + Christ Ch. I think Paddock too young yet for his own good to [?] either, + have advised him on accord of age & experience not to take St. Andrew’s Phila. his being [?] is a decided [?] to the Christ Ch. people. Have you informed Mr. Carter of what I wrote about the [changes] in Grace Ch. I would rather [it] should go to him from you, on the [?] I sent it. What an explicitly impudent? letter that of Fiske to [?] I suppose he was more discreet, if not more [rgiht] [?] than to write in that style.

Letter to Bishop Bedell

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