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Rev. Thomas and M. L. Steadman Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00045

  • Staff Only

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.

Dates

  • 1832-1842

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Rev. Thomas and M. L. Steadman Letters, 1832-1842
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Kim Sims.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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