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Volume 16. The Letter-Books of Samuel Wilberforce, 1843-68

edited with an introduction by R.K. Pugh, assisted by J.F.A. Mason. Published jointly with Oxfordshire Record Society 438+xviii pp (1970)

The bishop's letters record his administration of his diocese and at the same time are most entertaining. Immense industry and absorption of detail enabled him to supervise the affairs of almost every parish. An extraordinary picture of clerical life emerges.

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