Letters received by Murphy, a temperance reformer in Pittsburgh, Pa., inviting him to speak and to organize campaigns of "gospel temperance" in Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont. Includes an "Outline of Program for Conduct of Francis Murphy's Gospel Temperance Meetings."
Correspondence, 1834-1841, of George Pettit, postmaster of Fabius, Onondaga County, New York and his wife with Lucius A. Boothe, and Willis Boothe describing business in Pittsburgh, Pa. and with Rev. William Corbin and his wife, Mrs. Emmeline Corbin. Includes letters of William Corbin concerning marrying Emmeline Corbin.
Papers, 1757-1792, of the Rev. John Jones Spooner including his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and his installation as minister to Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George County, Va. Also Includes certificate of ordination, 1792, signed by Bishop James Madison.
Letters, 1813-1851, received by Rev. Walker Timberlake, Fluvanna County, Va. Many are from James Crewdson, Logan County, Ky. concerning his family and also politics. Includes comments on Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the election of 1828.