Letter: from PGL [Welldon] to [?male]

Scope and Content

Dear sir, Let me thank you for your letter which I have read with very much interest. I am glad to learn that I am so much in accord with your own views. As to the point of difference between us, I doubt if you accurately understand my position. I do not profess to approve or like a sate of things in which the clergy can act against the law as the law itself is left doubtful. But I _____ a mutual toleration as being the best practical policy at the present time. The illegal act &, of such it be, of a few clergymen and, still more their disloyalty to their Bishops is an evil. But so is an _____style of [partners?/ parishes?]; - say I think it is the greater Evil of the two, and, what is now it does not) ____ the other evil. The fact is I fear ___ is _____ Matters, as _____ best. Perhaps some day the best will become possible. But at least let us not ___ the Clash PS I need your ___________ My dear sir, I am faithfully yours, PGL Wellon

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