Scope and Contents
Collection of letters by Rev. Thomas Steadman and his wife, M. L. Steadman, three of which date from their time in America, to his friend and father-in-law, W. Kitson; and from M. L. Steadman to her mother, Mrs. W. Kitson of Brixton Hill, Surrey, England. The letters provide commentary about their travels in America, including Chicago, Missouri, and Kentucky, Mrs. Steadman's opinion of revival meetings in western New York, possibly conducted by Charles G. Finney and Jedediah Burchard. The first letter by Thomas Steadman touches on the Anti-Slavery Meetings of 1832 in Exeter, England and Thomas Clarkson.
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Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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