Item MS-2-391, SF Box 40, Folder 18 - Letter of introduction to Edwin Gilpin for the Anglican clergy of England

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Letter of introduction to Edwin Gilpin for the Anglican clergy of England

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MS-2-391, SF Box 40, Folder 18

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  • 1889 (Creation)

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1 page (1 folder)

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Edwin Gilpin was born in 1921 in Aylesford, Nova Scotia, the son of The Reverend Edward Gilpin and Eliza Wiswall. He served in various educational and clerical capacities. He was principal of the Halifax Grammar School, Archdeacon and subsequently Dean of Nova Scotia. He also served as Chancellor of King’s College, Windsor, and Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of Nova Scotia. He died in 1906.

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Accessioned by the Archives in 1980; custodial history unknown.

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Item is a letter of introduction to Edward Gilpin written by the Bishop of Nova Scotia to the Anglican clergy in England and elsewhere.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-391, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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July 2012

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  • Box: MS-2-391, SF Box 40