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Scope and Contents The collection consists of about two thousand five hundred letters and eight volumes of minutes covering the formative years of the Society, 1701-1750. Later papers document the establishment of the American episcopate after the Revolution. The correspondence is primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns Eurasia, especially China and India. Correspondence primarily with clergy sent to America, but also concerns work in Eurasia, particularly China and India. Topics covered include...
Scope and Contents One reel of microfilm containing letters to and from Benjamin Colman, describing his pastoral duties at Brattle Street Church in Boston, his work among Native Americans (with the Society for Propagation of the Gospel in New England and the Parts Adjacent, the Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts), his responsibilities as a corporate officer of Harvard College, and his participation in the religious and political life of...
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection contain Northampton church meeting minutes, a receipt page, and engraved print. Meeting minutes consist of four hand-written documents. The first, dated 1 May 1748, concerns a mistaken payment source for Edwards’ salary, which was corrected to be drawn from the proper treasury. The second document, dated January 1749-1750 records the appointment of a committee to confer with Edwards and to travel to Boston to obtain more information regarding Edwards’ book on...