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Methodist Church--Clergy--Correspondence

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 81 J23
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Cyrus Rosser James (1855-1937), Methodist minister in Virginia (on the Buckingham, Heathsville, North Mecklenburg and Whitestone Charges), with his family including his wife, Annie (Shields) James and his children. Also includes account books, accounts, photographs, scrapbooks, printed books and postcards.

Dates: 1826-1914

Rev. Thomas Wilmer Dorman Letter to Rev. Henry Furlong, 17 May 1836

Identifier: SC 01685
Scope and Contents Three (3) page letter from Methodist minister, Thomas Wilmer Dorman to fellow clergy member, Henry Furlong. Dorman writes from Middleburg, Virginia to Furlong in Abingdon, Maryland. Dorman has recently returned from the “Southern Country” and expresses his desire to permanently move to Montgomery, Alabama. He mentions “black and Indian populations” and the “savage warfare” during the Second Creek War in Alabama. Though he expresses some concern about the violence, Dorman expresses his desire...
Dates: 17 May 1836

Reverend William Thomas Dumm Papers

Identifier: SC 00385
Content Description Journal, bound letters, and loose papers belonging to Rev. William Thomas Dumm. In his journal, Dumm describes areas he traveled to in order to serve various congregations as a Methodist minister around the state of Maryland. Included within the journal are loose letters addressed to and from Dumm and notes on poetry from Dearborn College. Unique on within the first few pages of the journal is a cut out silhouette of Dumm in a bound letter to his brother dated June 26, 1839 from Marietta...
Dates: 1838-1846