a letter to the archbishop of canterbury

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: FURTHER STATEMENT OF TMB RULES, CONSTITUTION, AND WORKING, OF THE SOCIETY CALLED " THE SISTERS OF MERCY." TOGETHER WITH lExact Eebtefo of MISS SELLON'S REPLY. DIANA A. G. CAMPBELL. A HOTICE IATELY SECEDED. " Nothing extenuate, nor set down aught in malice." Jfoiurt Cljoutfftutt. LONDON: T. HATCHARD, 187, PICCADILLY; J. B. HOWE, PLYMOUTH. LONDON: G. J. PALMER, SAVOY STREET, STRAND. MISS SELLON, THE SISTERS OF MERCY. After the publication of certain facts connected with the Society called the " Sisters of Mercy" in Plymouth, by the Rev. James Spurrell, vicar of Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, and after prayerful consideration, it has seemed good that I also, although only a member of that Institution, should put forth the following narrative to confirm what has already been stated, and to fill in what it was out of the power of Mr. Spurrell's informant to make known. Having long contemplated the religious life, simply from a desire to serve Almighty God in a house where many might reasonably be supposed to " be of one mind, and one soul," I met, during a short sojourn in the Isle of Jersey, a clergyman and his wife, of the name of W., who, seeing my desire, strongly recommended my going to Devonport, as it is commonly called. Mrs. W. offered to introduce me to her confessor, the Rev. W. Upton Richards, of Margaret Street; and I, willing to receive the instruction of so learned a man, complied, and was thus introduced to him by letter, unknown to my family. I afterwards saw him in London, on my way to Plymouth. Mrs. W. accompanied me to Plymouth, and we arrived, after a long fatiguing journey, at about half-past ten, P.m., at the doors of the Institution, then situated at Nos. 1 and 2, not Nos. 80 and 32, Wyndham Place. We rang ...
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