Ranna Cossitt correspondence : 1785-1789. — Transcribed [1980?].
17 letters.
1 crown grant.

Biographical Sketch:

Ranna Cossitt (1744-1815) studied theology in England and began his ministry with the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel at Claremont.  Ministered in Sydney, Cape Breton and  joined the colony’s Executive Council, 1786-1805.  Inducted as rector in Yarmouth in 1807.

Custodial History:


Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of letters from Cossitt to William Morice, secretary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel and a copy of a crown grant.


Title based on contents of fonds




Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Personal Names:

Cossitt, Ranna, 1744-1815

Morice, William.

Accession numbers:  M80-37