WILSON, Daniel, Bishop of Calcutta. 10621



Autograph Letter Signed ‘D Calcutta’, to W.H.Abbott, asking him to draw up the papers “for constituting The Revd William Bateman my Commissary for executing the office of Archdeacon on occasion of the absence of the Venerable Archdeacon Corrie”, and giving notice of a Confirmation and an Ordination to be held in the Cathedral. 2 pp. 13 x 8 inches, with integral address leaf also signed ‘D Calcutta’, some blemishes. ‘Palace’ [Calcutta], 7 March 1835. Daniel Wilson (1778-1858), fifth Bishop of Calcutta from 1832, established episcopal authority throughout the diocese.