July 12, 1917.
The Rev. C. H. Little D.D.
Rev. and Dear Dr. Little:
At a meeting of the Seminary Board, held at Waterloo, Ont., June 26th, 1917, it was unanimously resolved, to elect you 2. English Professor of the Ev. Luth. Seminary at Waterloo.
In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost and in behalf of the Board of Governors of the Seminary we herewith extend to you a formal call and ask you to serve our Institution in the capacity of Professor of Sacred Theology.
While it is not within the sphere of our authority to advise you in detail as to which of the several theological disciplines may be entrusted to you – this having to be arranged by the Faculty of the Institution – we beg to state, that the chief intent and purpose of the Board in calling you was to relieve the German Professor of English work as far as possible and thereby enable him, to concentrate his time and effort upon the purely German work, which was assigned to him in his call.
We pledge you our confidence and co-operation in all you efforts to further the true interest of the Seminary and as a remuneration for your services we promise to pay you a
minimum salary of $1200 – twelve hundred dollars – and a free dwelling for you and your family.
Praying the Head of the Church, our Lord Jesus Christ, that He may guide you by His Holy Spirit, to consider and accept our call, we beg to remain with high esteem
The Board of Governors of the
Ev. Luth. Seminary of Canada:
[signed] E. Hoffmann, Pres.
[signed] H. J. Behrens, Sec.
From Rev. H.J. Behrens
The Rev. C.H. Little D.D.,