MIDDLETON, Thomas Fanshaw, Bishop of Calcutta. 16352

£75

Description

Two Autograph Letters Signed ‘T.F. Calcutta’, to W.H.Abbott, discussing the forwarding of letters, military jurisdiction over the clergy, a Chaplain’s licence, etc. 2 letters, 4 pp., one letter with local address panel, a few minor defects and tears. [Calcutta] 22 December 1819 & 25 March 1820. Thomas Fanshaw Middleton (1769-1822), school friend of S.T.Coleridge and Charles Lamb, was consecrated the first Bishop of the vast diocese of Calcutta in 1814.