Worcester, Samuel Letters

Worcester, Samuel Letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Worcester, Samuel, 1770-1821
Title: Worcester, Samuel Letters
Dates: 1815
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 690 to MS 702 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of letters from Samuel Worcester, as corresponding secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to Reverend William Jenks of Bath, Maine from March 21 - November 15, 1815. The letters discuss news of 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.
Coll. Number: ms697
Location: 32108045658906

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Worcester (1770-1821), corresponding secretary of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Indians of North America--Missions.
Jenks, William, 1778-1866
Missionaries--Great Lakes Region (North America)
Missionaries--India.
Missionaries--New York (State)
Missionaries--Southern States.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box-folderItem
12[Letter], 1815 Sept. 25, Salem [to] Rev. William Jenks, Bath, M[ain]e / S[amuel] Worcester
 
13[Letter], 1815 Nov. 15, Salem [to] Rev. William Jenks, Bath, M[ain]e / S[amuel] Worcester