States Edmonstone's authority and jurisdiction as minister in the County of Cumberland as given him by W.G. Broughton, Bishop of Australia. On reverse is a printed extract from Letters Patent 18 Jan, 1836 - 6th Wm IV
F.W. Smythe compiled this large collection of newspaper cuttings relating to church history for use by students of Moore Theological College, a task he completed in 1952. Newspapers represented in the collection include The Sydney Mail and The Sydney Morning Herald, dated in no discernible order 1905-1952. The collection is limited in that it lacks a subject index or contents list, and its usefulness is thus undermined.