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Identifier: Mss. 74 M46
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, 1807-1861, of the Right Reverend William Meade who was a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church and third Bishop of the Church in Virginia. The early correspondence pertains to his studies at Princeton and his decision to enter the ministry. Subsequent correspondence deals with religious controversy, particularly after his election as Assistant Bishop of Virginia in 1829. The discipline of clergy and laity and disagreement over doctrinal issues form an important part of...
- Subject: Virginia--History
- Subject: Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century
- Subject: Slaves--United States--Correspondence