AN EXAMINATION OF THE DOCTRINE DECLARED and the Powers Claimed by the Right Reverend Bishop Ives in a Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and Laity of His Diocese, by a Lay Member of the Protestant Episcopal Church in North Carolina.

Philadelphia, (PA): H. Hooker, 1849. First edition. 12mo. 105, (1) pp. Dated at the end of text "Raleigh N.C., October, 1849." The author, at the time serving in the United States Senate, argues against various powers for bishops in the Episcopal church claimed by Ives, "the rule of judgement will be, not what said the Bishop, but what said the Lord." George Badger (1795-1866; Secretary of the U.S. Navy, 1841, U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1846-1855), a native of New Bern, attended Yale before reading for the law, being admitted to the bar in 1814; he served on the North Carolina Superior Court, 1820-1825. Thornton 507. Numerous pencil corrections through the text, a good copy. Disbound pamphlet (lacking outer yellow wrappers, persistent light foxing). (10253). Item #63854

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