The Founders of Canterbury
Resolved.—1. That in consequence of the peculiar nature of the plan of the Canterbury Settlement as respects provisions for Religion and Education, it is of the utmost importance to the ultimate success and early progress of the undertaking, that the Association should be enabled to state, in answer to many and anxious inquiries on the subject, the name of the clergyman whom it is probable that His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury will recommend to Earl Grey to be by Her Majesty appointed Bishop of the Settlement as soon as the requisite sum shall be raised for properly endowing the office without assistance from Parliament.
2. That having reference to the interviews which deputations from this Association had the honour to hold with the Archbishop of Canterbury on the and the, and with Earl Grey on the, this Committee do wait upon the Archbishop of Canterbury as a deputation, and present to His Grace the expression of the wish of the Association, that His Grace may see fit to recommend the Rev. —— Maddock to Earl Grey as a fit and proper person to be appointed Bishop of the Settlement as soon as the endowment fund shall be duly invested to the satisfaction of the Archbishop and of Her Majesty's Government.