John Payne papers, 1847-1873.


John Payne papers, 1847-1873.

Papers include two letters by Payne, 1847 and 1869, concerning his mission in Liberia: plans, funds, aid from St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore, his wife, supplies needed, etc. Also letters from others about Bishop Whittingham's attitude toward Payne, the trial of the Reverend Elie W. Stokes, missionary in Liberia, Payne's oppression of High Churchmen there; and canonical difficulties with a proposal to translate Payne to the Diocese of Haiti, 1871.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7955549

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St. Paul's Church (Baltimore, Md.) (corporateBody)

Payne, John, 1815-1874 (person)

Episcopal Bishop of the Missionary District of Cape Palmas and Parts Adjacent (Liberia). From the description of John Payne papers, 1847-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 663098037 ...

Episcopal Church. Missionary District of Cape Palmas and Parts Adjacent (corporateBody)

Episcopal Church (corporateBody)

In 1982, the General Convention of the Church deleted the words "Protestant" and "in the United States of America" from the official title of the Church, making it the Episcopal Church. From the description of Records of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States of America, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 1823-1975 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152635 ...

Stokes, Elie W. (person)

Whittingham, William Rollinson, 1805-1879 (person)

William Rollinson Whittingham was born in New York City, N.Y., and graduated from the General Theological Seminary in 1825. He was ordained as an Episcopal priest in 1829 and became rector of Saint Mark's Church in Orange, N.J. Whittingham later served as rector of Saint Luke's Church in New York City, and in 1835 became a professor of ecclesiastical history at the General Theological Seminary. In 1840, he was elected Episcopal bishop of Maryland, the youngest American bishop to date, and served...