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Unpublished manuscript of "The ministry and churches of all denominations in the Middle Colonies from the first settlements until the year 1800," by Edward T. Corwin

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This unpublished manuscript, prepared by Edward T. Corwin, was sent to the State Library. It contains an alphabetical list of clergy, their denomination, location, and birth and death dates; a citation to a biographical sketch; and a list of churches alphabetically by community noting their denomination, year established and the names and dates of pastors. The states or colonies included in this manuscript are New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia.
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Quantity:
0.4 cu. ft. (1 box)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1914
Series Number:
13911

Arrangement

Parts I and II, thereunder paginated.

Administrative History

This unpublished manuscript was prepared by ecclesiastical historian Edward T. Corwin and sent after his death in 1914 to A.J.F. Van Laer, Archivist and Dutch translator with the State Library.

Scope and Content Note

The manuscript consists of two parts. Part I, "Minutes of all Denominations in the Middle Colonies, before the year 1800," is an alphabetical list of clergy giving their denomination, location, dates of birth and death (when known) and of residence in each community, and frequently a citation to a biographical sketch. Part II, "Churches of All Denominations in the Middle Colonies, before the Year 1800," lists churches alphabetically by community, giving their denomination, year established (if known), and the names and dates of pastors. The states or colonies included in this manuscript are New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia.

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