BROWNELL, THOMAS C.
Title Sermon, Preached in St. John's Chapel, New-York, on The twenty=sixth
Binding Pamphlet in original green wrapper
Location Published New-York: Protestant Episcopal Press
Book Number 15573
BROWNELL, THOMAS C., and WILLIAM WHITE. A Sermon, Preached in St. John's Chapel, New-York, on The twenty=sixth day of November, MDCCCXXX, at the Consecration of the Right Reverend Benjamin T. Onderdonk, D.D., Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York; By the Rt. Rev. Thomas C. Brownell, D.D., LL.D. Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Connecticut. And also an Address, by the Right Reverend William White, D.D., Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Pennsylvania, and Presiding in the House of Bishops. Published at the Request of the Standing Committee of the Dioceses of New=York. New-York: Protestant Episcopal Press. MDCCCXXX. . Octavo.
Pamphlet, in original soiled green paper wrapper, small dampstain on front cover, removed call number stain on front cover, edges of wrapper chipped, bottom and top 1 inch of spine paper chipped away, modern library bookplate on inside of front cover, pencil call number on verso of title, light foxing. Collation: 1-34, 2 leaves. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, -27, (1)pp.
Benjamin Tredwell Onderdonk (1791-1861) bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church. He was ordained by Bishop Henry Hobart in 1815 and became assistant minister of Trinity Church, New York. He held this position until he was elevated to bishop. From 1821 he held served as professor of ecclesiastical history, General Theological Seminary. He was consecrated bishop in 1830. "In November 1844 he was presented for trial upon the charges of `immorality and impurity' by Bishops William Meade of Virginia, James Hervey Otey of Tennessee, and Stephen Elliott, Jr., of Georgia. On Jan. 3, 1845, after a trial by the court of bishops provided for by the canons of his Church, he was suspended `from the office of a Bishop in the Church of God, and from all functions of the sacred ministry.'"--Dictionary of American Biography XIV:38-39.
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