Document ReferenceOs C 491
TitleLetter from Rev. F.C. Cook, to J.E. Denison; 23 Jan. n.y. [1863]
Date23 January 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionHas bought copy of Mr Dukes book and is dismayed by its religious precepts; comments on irreligious attitudes of 'men of culture'; believes Mr Duke has read much of French and German rationalistic toleration; refers to [Richard] Hutton's article in the Spectator; has received letter from Canon Moseley's daughter; describes Moseley's training in mathematics and refers to his friendship with Lord Lansdowne; discusses rational thought; does not like to criticise as Duke is a friend of Denison; refers to Rev. Espin's work [for Speaker's Commentary] being nearly ready for publication; comments that Bishop of Ely [Browne] is concerned that Cook, Denison and Murray do not think he should answer [Bishop] Colenso's work.

Dated from publication of Bishop Browne's 'The Pentateuch and the Elohistic Psalms' 1863.
Termpublications, 'Speaker's Commentary'
publications, 'The Pentateuch and the Elohistic Psalms 1863'
religion, attitudes towards
personal relationships

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10071Hutton; Richard H. (1826-1897); Mr; theologian editor of Spectator 1861-971826-1897
NA6250Fitzmaurice; Henry Petty- (1780-1863); 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne; succeeded 18181780-1863
NA10072Moseley; Henry (1801-1872); Professor; mathematician canon of Bristol 18531801-1872
NA10073Colenso; John W. (1814-1883); Bishop of Natal; author Bishop 18581814-1883
NA10074Murray; John (1808-1892); Mr; publisher1808-1892
NA10075Browne; Edward H. (1811-1891); Bishop of Winchester; Bishop of Ely 1864-73 Winchester 1873-901811-1891
NA10076Espin; Thomas E. (1824-1912); Rev.; contributed to 'Speaker's Commentary'1824-1912
NA9840Cook; Frederic C. (1810-1889); Rev.; canon of Exeter 1864 editor of 'Speaker's Commentary'1810-1889
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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