6.5 cm. of textual records.

Biographical Sketch:

Charles James Stewart (1775-1837) was educated at All Soul’s College, Wigtonshire, Scotland and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England.  Ordained deacon in 1798 and priest in 1799.  Appointed rector of Orton Longueville, 1798-1807 and travelling missionary in Quebec and Ontario for the Society of the Propagation of the Gospel, 1819-1825.   Bishop of Quebec, 1826-1837.

Custodial History:

Unknown.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of a notebook with writings on natural and modern history, poetry, laws of government and miscellaneous writings.  Copies of letters to Bishop Hobart and the Rev. J. Reid.

Notes:

  • Title based on contents of fonds.
  • Handwritten.
  • Typescript.
  • Photocopied.

Reproductions:

Original letters to J. Reid are in the Quebec Diocesan Archives.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Accession numbers: 

M81-22