The Resource [Letter to] Dear Br Phelps

[Letter to] Dear Br Phelps

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[Letter to] Dear Br Phelps
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[Letter to] Dear Br Phelps
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eng
Summary
Charles Turner Torrey writes to Amos A. Phelps describing his opinions of Taylorism (or New Haven theology). He then discusses finding a new minister for the church in Salem, stating his intention to "strain every proper cord to its utmost tension to get an abolitionist in there." Torrey also writes about his upcoming lectures in Beverly Village and Marblehead
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Amos A. Phelps Correspondence (1821-1847) (Boston Public Library)
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1813-1846
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Torrey, Charles T.
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no index present
Literary form
letters
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1805-1847
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Phelps, Amos A.
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  • Phelps, Amos A.
  • Torrey, Charles T.
  • Abolitionists
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • Congregational churches
  • New Haven theology
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[Letter to] Dear Br Phelps
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  • Holograph, signed
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. A. A. Phelps, Boston, Mass." It was postmarked with a brown circular stamp that reads "Salem Mas. Mar 16"
  • It is stamped, "PHELPS MSS." in the head- fore corner of the first page
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in black ink on white paper with an embossed octagonal logo in the head- spine corner. The embossed octagon contains the image of a crown above the word "BATH." Above the salutation, the number "22" is written in pencil. On the third page, towards the spine edge of the signature, there is a hole measuring about 1.7 x 1.5 cm, and another hole towards the fore edge of the signature, extending about 1.2 cm from the edge of the page
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1 online resource (1 leaf (4 pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
Label
[Letter to] Dear Br Phelps
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Production
Note
  • Holograph, signed
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. A. A. Phelps, Boston, Mass." It was postmarked with a brown circular stamp that reads "Salem Mas. Mar 16"
  • It is stamped, "PHELPS MSS." in the head- fore corner of the first page
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in black ink on white paper with an embossed octagonal logo in the head- spine corner. The embossed octagon contains the image of a crown above the word "BATH." Above the salutation, the number "22" is written in pencil. On the third page, towards the spine edge of the signature, there is a hole measuring about 1.7 x 1.5 cm, and another hole towards the fore edge of the signature, extending about 1.2 cm from the edge of the page
Extent
1 online resource (1 leaf (4 pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote

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