Papers, [1723?]-1747.


Papers, [1723?]-1747.

Contains largely undated lecture notes kept by Prince as a tutor at Harvard College from 1723-1747, and his brief diary kept from 12 June-5 July 1747 at Portsmouth, England where he sought support to preach to the Indians under the guise of the Society for the Propagation for the Gospel in Foreign Parts and the Church of England.

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