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W.G. Broughton to Edward Coleridge, 5th January 1848

Indicates his intention to journey to District of Illawarra. Reports on financial affairs of the College and its operation. Offers an explanation of a newspaper report in which he was misquoted as having spoken unfavourably of lawyers. Reports on his relationship with Mr.Harry Hutcherson. Expresses his purpose to summon a meeting of the Colonial Bishops. Reports on a "painful case" in which he was forced to act "severely" and is sending a paper of its proceedings to Coleridge in order to seek his advice.

W.G. Broughton to Edward Coleridge, 6th February, 1838

Reports on financial matters such as the feasibility of investing subscriptions into real property, funding for the erection of churches and the financial provision for the settlement of clergy.The Presbyterians and Papists are described as "adversaries" and a need is expressed to firmly establish the Church of England in Australia so as to ensure the continuation of "true" Christianity.

W.G. Broughton to Edward Coleridge, 6th March 1847

Again expresses concern that Capt. Trevelyan is associating with people who do not hold any religious beliefs. Reports on the partitioning of the Diocese and the affairs of St. James College. Examines the economic and social conditions of England, Coleridge's dissatisfaction with some Bishops, and the St. Asaph affair. Reports on the progress of the building of the Cathedral and the new St. Philips Church.

W.G. Broughton to Edward Coleridge, 7-8th September 1845

Informs Coleridge that he and his clergymen intend to send a joint address to the Archbishop expressing their thankfulness for the establishment of St. Augustine's College. Refers to Coleridge's account on the state of church affairs in England. Examines the case of Papal Supremacy from a historical perspective.

W.G. Broughton to Edward Coleridge, 8th May 1850

Expresses sympathy at hearing of the death of the warden of St. Augustine's College. Reports on monetary matters concerning the church and expresses his political views on the colony. Expresses his opinion on a letter received from the Bishop of New Zealand concerning the Canterbury Settlement. Writes of the death of his wife and his own near fatal illness. Examines his financial affairs and expresses concern over the financial position of his children.

W.G. Broughton to Edward Coleridge, 8th September 1837

Thanks Coleridge for securing subscribers in England to support the Church of England in Australia. Outlines the income of Bishops in the colony and the uncertainty of its source other than from government stipend. Purpose of letter is to inform Coleridge of a proposal to use the funds obtained from subscriptions to alleviate the conditions of the clergy. The proposal in using an amount of the subscriptions to purchase property to raise sheep and cattle, the income from which will be used to pay the wages of the clergy and to purchase other estates to be similarly occupied. Expresses wish to use funds to make provision for parochial school masters and for the maintenance of widows and orphans of the clergy.

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