Mentions progress of construction of Cathedral, financial concerns of the Church and letters of thanks written to donors. Also includes report on the threat of General Education and states intention of sending minutes of evidence which Broughton brought before the committee regarding General Education.
Acknowledges receipt of letter regarding the Archbishop and the Bishopric of South Australia. Includes an extract of a letter from Rev. James Farrell (the only clergyman in South Australia). Analyses the financial concerns of celibate and married Bishops. Reports on the decision of the Legislative Council regarding the issue of General Education.
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.
Reports on the seminary for students of Divinity including outline of the lectures given to the students. States plans regarding Mr. Agnew's appointments and examines his character. Reports on the development of the Collegiate Institution. Expresses his opinion regarding church affairs in England and examines Mr. Newman's hook on his dissatisfaction with and separation from the Church of England.
Reports on the Bishop of Tasmania and the problems he is having and his mission to England. Gives an account of the sub-division of the Diocese and expresses his opinion regarding the institution of a metropolitan jurisdiction and the change in his title to the Bishop of Sydney. Outlines requirements and recommendations for the selection of suitable men for appointment to new Bishoprics. Reports on recommendations he made to the Archbishop regarding suitable clergymen for episcopal appointments. Reports on the establishment of College of Divinity and outlines plans for Cathedral in Sydney.