Manuscript Group 812, First United Methodist Church, Newark, NJ Records, 1839-1960
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Manuscript Group 812, First United Methodist Church, Newark, NJ
Records, 1839-1960, 10 linear feet
Call Number: MG 812
Records of First United Methodist Church (formerly Wesley Chapel and Halsey Street Methodist Episcopal Church) and churches with which it merged (Central Methodist Episcopal Church, Union Street Methodist Episcopal Church). Business and financial records, church registers, and printed material. Of particular interest is a group of 31 letters written by members of New Jersey regiments in the Civil War to John M. Guinell, 1861-1864; also records of the Ladies Aid Society from 1923 to 1937.