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Tullidge consents to come. Son Charles doing well. As to being "decently habited" - custom has been to wear gown and not surplice. "Surplice indicates a kind of 'divinity' which we very much dislike."
letter, McIlvaine, Bedell, Tullidge, family
McIlvaine, Charles Pettit, "Letter to Bishop Bedell" (1863). Charles Pettit McIlvaine Letters. 96.