Manuscript Group 259, Philadelphia Baptist Association, Philadelphia, PA Records, 1755-1828

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Manuscript Group 259, Philadelphia Baptist Association, Philadelphia, PA

Records, 1755-1828, 3 folders / 144 items

Call Number: MG 259


Summary:

Correspondence with associated Baptist churches in New Jersey, as well as a few in Delaware, New York, and Pennsylvania.  Mostly letters from individual New Jersey congregations nominating their “messengers” or representatives to the annual Baptist Association meeting in Philadelphia and occasionally in New York.  Includes seven letters, 1760-1764, 1790, of Reverend Isaac Eaton, founder of the Public Grammar School in Hopewell, New Jersey.  There is also a resolution from a Baptist convention concerning the John Quincy Adams – Andrew Jackson Presidential race of 1828.

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