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Address to Bishop Harper.

A copy of the farewell address to Bishop Harper, which is now in course of signature throughout the diocese, has been freely signed by Ashburton residents. Following is the text of the principal paragraphs:—

Upon you devolved the task of improving the church constitution designed by the groat bishop of New Zealand, and of giving substance and practical effect to the church principles and institutions shadowed out by his far-seeing intellect. That the task has been accomplished witli remarkable success must be apparent to all who compare the state of church matters in the diocese at present with what it was when you first began your work of supervision. Your activity and ;.: ".,'.. :i '-. rest in promoting the ■ i: 1::. ■■' :' cathedral deserve the

. ■ ■' . "■■■ "ifcy, no less than of the clergy. Your conduct as president of the general and diocesan synods, and as chajrrrian of the various church boards, has'been uniformly marked by wisdom in counsel, consideration for others, and Christian hnmi}ity that touched the hearts of all present, While careful at all times to discharge the duties of your office as bishop and chief pastor of the church in New- Zealand, you * never forgot that jou were a citizen and a colonist, and your presence was looked for and welcomed at every public demonstration marking the progress of the colony or increasing tho welfare of the people. ' ■ •

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Address to Bishop Harper., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

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Address to Bishop Harper. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

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