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1. We are Bishops aew visitors - no need of services of other Bishops. This feature introduced by Chase as a consequence pf Hobart's attack on him in England. 2. We (you and I) are connected with the college and seminary only in spiritual duties in power of seminarians only as are in Ohio - with preofessors as they are clergy in Ohio. 3. I am ex-officio president of the theological seminary - a trustee. Government of Seminary in hands of faculty. As Bishop have no control - on this rock Chase stood. "I am satisfied with it." 4. "I am a discretionary committee." Is as president of Board (not as Bishop) that I am prudential committee. As a professor, you are member of faculty. As vice-president, you are presiding officer of faculty when I am gone. 5. Advises Bedell to attend faculty meetings regularly. 6. Indignant that Bedell has been asked not to preach. 7. Mission committee again a failure. 8. Charges against Craeroft in the making.
letter, McIlvaine, Bedell, Kenyon College
McIlvaine, Charles Pettit, "Letter to Bishop Bedell" (1864). Charles Pettit McIlvaine Letters. 368.