Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem, Michael Soloman Alexander, letter, written when he was professor of Hebrew and rabbinical literature at King's College, London, to his unnamed friend, regarding his recent return from Ireland, mentioning Dr. McCaul and speaking about his students in King's College and the price of Hebrew books,
27 April 1839.
|Main Creator:||Alexander, Michael Solomon, 1799-1845|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Michael Solomon Alexander was born in Germany to the Jewish faith but converted in 1825 to Anglicanism; he was consecrated as the first Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem in 1841. Prior to this, he acted as the secretary to the Church of Ireland Jews' Society in Dublin; he was also professor of Hebrew and rabbinical literature at King's College, London and held the title of Doctor of Divinity of Trinity College, Dublin.
Alexander McCaul (1799-1863) was born in Dublin. He worked and translated publications for the London Society for Promoting Christianity amongst the Jews.
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