American Home Missionary Society
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents All of the documents in this collection are photostats of orignal letters sent by missionaries on the frontier to the American Home Missionary Society's home office in New York between 1825 and 1835. There are applications of churches, accounts of travel, and requests for advice. Statistical reports give the number of conversions, Sabbath school scholars, signers of the temperance pledge, churches established, collections for benevolent causes, and young men preparing for the ministry. Many of...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hawley family and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut while elder Ransom Hawley was a student at Auburn Seminary (1825-1828), as well as correspondence of Hawley and his wife in Indiana with their families in Bridgeport (1828-ca. 1880), and letters to his sons Henry and Ransom and daughter Lucy Ing. The collection also contains letters to Hawley from Presbyterian ministers and other church people...