ALS to T. R. Glover

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Sends news of his son and his wife. Reports John Macnaghten's derogatory comment to Dr Barclay about the Latin professor [Pike?] at Queens University, Kingston. Criticises the output of Johnian Fellows, excepting Bateson. Mentions that Professor Scott, Emeritus of Sydney, New South Wales, has taken John Macnaghton's old Chair at Queens, and Russel Macnaughton is a new lecturer there. Updates Glover on his own professional news, including sales of his books, his election as Fellow of the Royal Society, his trip to England to be admitted and subsequent travel,his appointment as examiner in the Tripos and his planned lecture to the Y.M.C.A. at McGill University on Science and Religion. Refers to his friendship with the new professors of Philosophy at Queens, Caldwell and Taylor. Praises Peterson of McGill. Describes the Vicar of Christ Church Cathedral's rejection of Apostolical Succession in a sermon and his caustic remarks on the admission of Briggs to the Episcopal Church. Hopes that the Liberals will abolish the Church Schools. Mentions that his brother Arthur is married and has a baby, his sister is engaged, leaving his brother Herbert at home. Refers to his cousin 'James Fraser who made an ass of himself at the Tripos'.

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BA 1891

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BA 1891

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