Papers, 1819-1821.


Papers, 1819-1821.

Adams (also seen as Addams) was a Methodist minister who came to Kentucky with his family as a child in the 1780s and settled in the Lexington area; after joining the Methodist church in 1814, he toured the middle sections of the state on religious circuits seeking converts; the collection includes letters concerning conversions, baptisms, competing denominations, and the effects of slavery on the church to Adams from several ministers, such as Charles Holliday, Andrew Monroe, and John Tevis, traveling their circuits within the state.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7568565

The Filson Historical Society

Related Entities

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Holliday, Charles, 1771-ca. 1850. (person)

Adams, William, Reverend, 1785-1835. (person)

Adams was a Methodist minister in Kentucky. From the description of Papers, 1819-1821. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46679062 ...

Monroe, Andrew, d. 1872. (person)

Tevis, John, 1792-1861 (person)