Samuel Worcester letters to Reverend William Jenks

Samuel Worcester letters to Reverend William Jenks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Worcester, Samuel, 1770-1821
Title: Samuel Worcester letters to Reverend William Jenks
Dates: circa 1815
Quantity: 1.0 folder (4 items)
Coll. Number: ms697

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of three letters from Samuel Worcester, Salem, to Reverend William Jenks, Bath, Maine, in 1815. Letters regard missionaries in India, plans for a mission in Ceylon, ordination of missionaries, language and methods to use for converting Native American Indians to Christianity, Worcester's plan for Native American Indian missions, and possible missionaries to send on an exploratory trip. Also included is a signed engraving of Worcester (undated).


Index Terms

Correspondence
Indians of North America--Missions.
Missionaries.

General Notes

Letters dated September 25, 1815 and November 15, 1815 are also available online as part of the Southeastern Native American Documents database.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Samuel Worcester letters to Reverend William Jenks, ms 697. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letter, 1815 September 25 View online.
 
1Letter, 1815 November 15 View online.
 
1Letter & engraving, 1815 March 21, undated