Lot 397: Charles Lewis Slattery (1867-1930) Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts
January 25, 2017
Wells, ME, USA
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Description: [BOOK-LETTER] Charles Lewis Slattery (1867-1930) Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and a prominent writer in the early twentieth century. He was educated at Harvard University (1887-1891) and the former Episcopal Theological School (1891-1894) at Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was ordained to the diaconate in 1894 and to the priesthood in 1895. He served as dean of the Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour in Faribault, Minnesota from 1896-1907; rector of Christ Church, Springfield, Massachusetts (1907-1910); and rector of Grace Church, New York (1910-1922). Slattery was Bishop Coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts from 1922 to 1927, and diocesan bishop from 1927-1930. A prolific author, he received honorary doctoral degrees from the Episcopal Theological School, the University of the South at Sewanee, Trinity College, Hartford, and Harvard University. Offered here is a copy of his book "THE WORDS FROM HIS THRONE - A Study of the Cross", 1st. ed., 1927, signed & inscribed; with brief ALS, 1911, tipped to flyleaf. No dust jacket. 4-3/4 x 7-1/4 in. Bumped corners. VG.
Condition Report: VG