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Church letters, 1808-1853

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Title

Church letters

Date

1808-1853

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

No discernible arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Church letters, 1808-1853, 1VF62M89, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

37 pieces

Scope and Content

This collection contains church documents predominantly from 19th century Baptist and Christian churches in eastern Kentucky. Many of these materials consist of dismissal letters addressed from Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky churches. Church minutes and several other church-related documents are from the Kentucky counties of Perry, Pike and Letcher. Included are communications between churches requesting ministerial assistance for ordinances and invitations to church events. The articles of faith from one church are also contained in this collection.

Subjects

  • Church history--Kentucky.
  • Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ)--Kentucky.
  • Baptists--Kentucky.
  • Church records and registers.
  • Kentucky--Church history.
  • North Carolina--Church history.
  • Virginia--Church history.
  • Letcher County (Ky.)--Church history.
  • Perry County (Ky.)--Church history.
  • Pike County (Ky.)--Church history.
  • Correspondence.
  • Minutes

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