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Guide to the J. Wheaton Smith Letter MSS.2617

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Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

November 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-17T15:57-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

J. Wheaton Smith Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2617

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1855 January 10

Abstract:

J. Wheaton Smith, Corresponding Secretary of the Pennsylvania Baptist Convention, writes to Reverand G. Frear reporting the large number of baptisms and requesting contributions from Frear's congregation.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

J. Wheaton Smith Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Biographical/Historical note

J. Wheaton Smith, Corresponding Secretary of the 1855 Pennsylvania Baptist Convention in Philadelphia, writes to Reverand G Frear of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Scope and Contents note

J. Wheaton Smith writes to Reverand G. Frear on behalf of the Pennsylvania Baptist Convention of 1855. Smith begins by reporting the large number of baptisms and finishes by requesting contributions from Frear's congregation. He leaves forwarding directions care of J.C. Davis, Treasurer, Philadelphia.

Faint embossed crest in letterhead. Writing is very clear and clean. The letter itself is delicate. Handle with care.

J. Wheaton Smith Letter Box SC0029 Folder 2617.1