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Early Ritualism in America
Reminiscences of Edgar P. Wadhams,
First Bishop of Ogdensburg

By the Rev. C.A. Walworth

New York: Christian Press Association, 1893.



Chapter I. Wadhams at the Episcopalian Seminary.--His Associates There.--Some Off-hand Recollections

Chapter II. Correspondence between Wadhams and Old Associates at the Seminary.--Efforts to Establish Monastic Life. 1841-1844

Chapter III. A Storm at Oxford Echoed at the Chelsea Seminary.--Sindbad's Whale Flops.--The Cloister Goes Under.--Friends Cross Over to Rome. 1845

Chapter IV. Wadhams and the Encircling Gloom.--"Lead Thou Me On."--Nostrums Against Romanism.--He Enters the Fold. 1845-1846

Chapter V. Wadhams' Life at the Sulpician Seminary, Baltimore.

Chapter VI. Wadhams' Priesthood at St. Mary's Church and at the Cathedral, Albany.--The War of the Rebellion.--His Trip to Europe and the Holy Land. 1850-1872

Chapter VII. Wadhams Becomes Bishop of Ogdensburg.--His Life and Labors in the New Diocese.--His Sufferings and Sudden Cure.--Trials.--His Last Illness and Death. 1872-1891

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