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Abner Johnson Leavenworth Papers, 1825-1850

Abner Johnson Leavenworth Papers, 1825-1850
Mss. 39.1 L48
0.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and papers of Rev. Abner J. Leavenworth, Presbyterian clergyman relating to his theological studies at Andover, Massachusetts and New Haven, Connecticut and his ministry at Waterbury and Bristol, Connecticut, Charlotte, North Carolina and Warrenton and Petersburg, Virginia. Includes correspondence and accounts, 1835-1838, with Turner & Hughes, booksellers in Raleigh, North Carolina. Includes correspondence with his wife Elizabeth M. Peabody Leavenworth and a letter, 1832, from missionary friends in Turkey.
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This collection has been broken down into three Series: Series 1 are the letters, Series 2 are the accounts and Series 3 are other papers.
Leavenworth, Abner Johnson
Peabody family
Presbyterian Church--United States--Clergy
Presbyterian Church--United States--Missions--History--19th century
Presbyterian Church--United States--Missions--Turkey--19th century
Root family
Virginia--Religious history
Account books

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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Various Donors.
Acc. 2014.121 was received by Special Collections via Fedex on 5/19/2014. The letter was purchased for Swem Library with support from the SCRC Donors Fund.
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Abner Johnson Leavenworth Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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