From Bowyer Sparke, Bishop of Ely   1 March 1824

Ely House

1 March 1824


On my arrival in Town on Saturday I found your letter of Feb.24 th. I shall very readily receive Jn. Henslow together with any other Candidates on a title to your Curacy. – My ordination will take place on Sunday April 11 th & the Candidates are to be with me on the preceding Friday, April 9 th at ten o’clock, in order that they may be examined. Mr Henslow will be so good as to forward his Papers to me at least three weeks before the time I have mentioned.

I am Sir your | Obed. & faithful Servant | Bishop Ely

Please cite as “HENSLOW-16,” in Ɛpsilon: The Correspondence of John Stevens Henslow accessed on 19 September 2021,