Manuscript Group 1093, John A. Congleton (b. 1825), Salesman and Missionary Papers, 1870 – 1890
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Manuscript Group 1093, John A. Congleton (b. 1825), Salesman and missionary
Papers, 1870-1890, 12 volumes
Call Number: MG 1093
Chiefly diaries and account books. Congleton worked for a Newark dealer in stoves and heaters in the 1870s and as a salesman for a grocery firm in the 1880s. He regularly attended Newark’s Second Presbyterian Church and devoted much of his time to lay missionary work among prison inmates and factory workers. Inventory available.
Purchase, 1979, 1981.