Manuscript History Collection by Author (A-K)

Adams, John Wesley, 1832-1915.

Rev. Henry Dorr as a member of the New Hampshire Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church; a paper read before the Boston Methodist Preachers’ Meeting, April 2, 1894.
4 leaves, 26.5 cm. Typescript.
Subj.: Dorr, Henry, 1841-1894.

Allen, Ralph Willard, 1812-1891.

Biographical sketch of Rev. Ira M. Bidwell; a paper read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Sept. 20, 1880.
4 leaves, 42 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Bidwell, Ira Mack, 1803-1880.

Allen, Stephen, 1810-1888.

Father Sampson; a paper read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, March 19, 1883.
14 leaves, 25 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Sampson, Luther, 1760-1847. Maine Wesleyan Seminary, Kent’s Hill, Maine.

Ayres, Watson Mansfield, 1833-1930.

Narrative of some incidents of my life. March, 1905.
59 leaves, 23 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Ayres, Watson Mansfield, 1833-1930.

Ayres, Watson Mansfield, 1833-1930.

The Retired Minister in the Local Church. Read at the Baker Memorial Church, Oct. 17, 1922.
9 leaves, 27 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Ayres, Watson Mansfield, 1833-1930.

Carpenter, Jonathan, c. 1757-

Journal, 1780-1781. Copied by William M. Newton, 1918, from an article published in the Vermont Standard, published at Woodstock, VT, Oct. 12, 1899. Copied verbatim, 1918.
6 leaves, 28 cm. Typescript, carbon copy.
Subj.: Barnard, VT–History.

Clark, Joseph, d. 1849.

Abstract of a series of articles written by Rev. Joseph Clark of Bradford, Vermont, dated January 12, 1849 and February 14, 1849, and printed in the Vermont Christian Messenger, vol. 3, 1918.
5 leaves, 28 cm. Typescript, carbon copy.
Subj: Methodist Church in Vermont.

Clark, William Robert, 1822-1905.

Memoir of Jacob Sleeper, read before the New England Conference, April 12, 1889.
22 leaves, 23 cm. Manuscript, signed. (Copy by George Whitaker?)
Subj.: Sleeper, Jacob, 1802-1889.

Coggeshall, Samuel Wilde, 1811-1885.

The life and times of the Rev. Francis Asbury, bishop of the M.E. Church. East Greenwich, RI : Dec. 15, 1860.
xxix, 903 leaves. 32 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Includes clippings.
Subj.: Asbury, Francis, Bishop, 1745-1816.

Coggeshall, Samuel Wilde, 1811-1885.

The Pan Methodist Council: letter to the editor of the Sunday Herald, Cottage City, MA, Sept. 23, [1881?].
56 p., 26 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: Ecumenical Methodist Council, 1881.

Cooper, Alanson L., 1824-1913.

Copy of notes principally from the collection of the late Alanson L. Cooper … giving many historical facts about Methodist Episcopal Churches in Bridgewater, Brownington, Cabot, Calais, Coventry, Charlestown, Hartland, Irasburgh, Marshfield, Newport, Plainfield, Quechee, Taftsville, Woodbury, Woodstock, &c. Together with class books, or membership lists of some of the above places. Copied, 1929, by William N. Newton. Cotuit, MA, 1929.
17 leaves, 28 cm. Typescript, carbon copy.
Subj.: Methodist Church in New England. Carr, David, 1780-1861.

Cox, Gershom Flagg, 1799-1879.

Rev. Timothy Merritt. [18--].
various pagings, 32 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Merritt, Timothy, 1775-1845.

Dalrymple, Charles H.

Statement in reference to a proposed change from the ministry of the M.E.Church to the Unitarian Church. n.p., [190-]
7 p.
Subj.: Unitarianism.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Daniel DeVinne; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, May 21, 1883.
10 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: DeVinne, Daniel, 1793-1883.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Eternal punishment: arguments presented before the Boston Methodist Preachers’ Meeting in Nov. and Dec. 1869.
various pagings. Manuscript.
Subj.: Future punishment.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Hon. Thomas Logan Tullock: a paper read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Oct. 15, 1883.
14 leaves, 25 cm. Port. Manuscript, signed.
Includes an extract from the Granite Monthly of April 1882, a supplementary sketch by Seymour W. Tullock, and a newspaper clipping.
Subj.: Tullock, Thomas Logan, 1820-1883.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Hon. Thomas Page Richardson: a biographical sketch read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Jan. 16, 1882.
4 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Same, printed in the Supplement to Record, Aug. 31, 1882.
Subj.: Richardson, Thomas Page, 1816-1881.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Mrs. Mary Jones Tower Allen. 1883.
5 leaves, 34 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Includes clippings.
Subj.: Allen, Mary Jones (Tower), 1810-1883. Binney Family. Allen, Ralph Willard, 1812-1891.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Rev. Alfred Brunson. 1882.
10 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: Brunson, Alfred, 1793-1882.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Rev. Asahel Moore; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Sept. 18, 1882.
5 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: Moore, Asahel, 1811-1882.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Rev. Bp. Erastus Otis Haven; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, 1881.
30 leaves, 25.5 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Haven, Erastus Otis, Bishop, 1820-1881.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Rev. Moseley Dwight; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, May 21, 1883.
4 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: Dwight, Moseley, 1804-1882.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Rev. Moses Hill, M.D.; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Sept. 18, 1882.
9 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript.
Includes clippings.
Subj.: Hill, Moses, 1804-1882.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Rev. Samuel Kelley; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Oct. 15, 1883.
41 leaves, 24.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Includes clipping from the Granite Monthly, July 1883.
Subj.: Kelley, Samuel, 1802-1883.

Dorchester, Daniel, 1827-1907.

Wm. Henry Allen, M.D., L.L.D., president of Girard College; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Feb. 19, 1883.
6 leaves, 31.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: Allen, William Henry, 1808-1882.

Dow, John G., 1785-

Sermons (56). n.d.
1 envelope, 16 cm. Manuscript.

Dow, John G., 1785-

A sketch of the religious experience, call to the ministry, and field of labour, occupied by J.G. Dow in the intinerant connection of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Written in compliance with a resolution of the New Hampshire Conference, passed at Chelsea, VT, July 8, 1840. 1840?
2 p., 26. cm. Manuscript.

Dunham, Howard Carey, 1813-1906.

Methodists of olden times; read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Nov. 19, 1888. Winthrop, MA, 1888.
20 leaves, 27.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Subj.: Methodist Church in New England. Pickering, George, 1769-1846. Kibby, Epaphras, 1777-1864. Dow, Lorenzo, 1777-1834. Webb, Daniel, 1778-1867. Lambord, Benjamin F., 1785-1862. Mudge, Enoch, 1776-1850. Kent, Asa, 1780-1860. Hardy, John W. Otis, Erastus, 1783-1860. Newell, Ebenezer Francis, 1775-1867. Crowell, Joshua. Bates, Lewis, 1780-1865. Dane, Francis, 1782-1864. Snowden, Samuel, 1770?-1850.

Dunham, Howard Carey, 1813-1906.

Semi-centennial address before the New England Conference, 1888.
13 leaves, 33 cm. Port. Typescript.

Dunham, Howard Carey, 1813-1906.

The true uses of tobacco; read before the Boston Preachers’ meeting, 18–.
24 p., 20.5 cm. Manuscript.
Includes newspaper clippings on the subject.
Subj.: Smoking.

Ellis, Leonard B.

Centennial address on New Bedford Methodism; delivered in the County St. Church, New Bedford, MA, Feb. 1895.
31 leaves, 30 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Methodist Church in New Bedford, MA. Elm St. Methodist Episcopal Church, New Bedford, MA.

Goodell, Charles LeRoy, 1854-1937.

Memorial Service of Rev. J.W. Dadmun. Addresses by Rev. Chas. L. Goodell, Rev. Mark Trafton. 1890.
14 leaves, 26.5 cm. Typescript.
Subj.: Dadmun, John William, 1819-1890.

Gordon, William, 1810-1895.

Historical incidents; recollections of Methodism during a half-century; paper read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Sept. 18, 1882.
24 p., 20.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.

Gordon, William, 1810-1895.

Rev. William Gordon’s autobiography. Copied by Mrs. Carrie Gordon Leland, and read before the New England Methodist Historical Society by David Sherman, Jan. 18, 1897.
113 leaves, 25.5 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Leland, Carrie (Gordon).

Gracey, Samuel Levis, 1835-1911.

Lucius Columbus Matlack; a paper read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Dec. 15, 1884.
21 leaves, 24 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Includes clippings.
Subj.: Matlack, Lucius Columbus, 1816-1883. Slavery and the church.

Hambleton, William J., 1829-1909.

The life and labors of Rev. David Niles Bently, a local preacher and business man, of Norwich, Conn.; a paper read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, Oct. 18, 1885.
39 leaves, 24.5 cm. Manuscript, signed.
Author’s presentation copy to the New England Methodist Historical Society.
Subj.: Bently, David Niles, 1785-1884. Sachem Street Church, Norwich, CT.

Hambleton, William J., 1829-1909.

A tribute of love to my departed friend. 1890?
30 leaves, 23 cm. Manuscript, with signed envelope.
Author’s presentation copy to the New England Methodist Historical Society.
Subj.: Gould, Albert, 1832-1890.

Hamilton, John William, Bishop, 1845-1934.

Some things of the early Boston Methodism; the annual address before the New England Methodist Historical Society, in Wesleyan Hall, Boston, Mass., Jan. 25, 1909.
12 leaves, 28 cm. Typescript, carbon copy.
Subj.: Methodism in Boston. Cooper, Ezekiel, 1763-1847. Binney, Amos, Colonel, 1778-1835.

Howlett, Carl C.

Historical address given … on Sunday Nov. 13, 1966 in observance of the 200th anniversary of the Methodist Church in the United States, the 176th anniversary of Methodism in Hampden, the 50th anniversary of the Federated Community Church. 1966.
4 leaves, 28 cm. Mimeographed.
Author’s presentation copy to NEMHS.
Subj.: Lee, Jesse, 1758-1816. Hamden, MA, Methodist Episcopal Church.

Kelley, Samuel, 1802-1883.

Semi-centennial discourse … delivered in the Methodist Chapel at Quincy Point, Mass., March 17, 1872.
59 pages, 20.5 cm. Manuscript, with signed letter.
Author’s autograph presentation copy to NEMHS.
Subj.: Methodist Church in New England.

Knowles, Daniel Clark, 1836-1913.

Memoir of Nathaniel G. Ladd, M.D., of Malden, Mass., read before the New England Methodist Historical Society, May 17, 1886.
25 leaves, 20.5 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Ladd, Nathaniel G., 1798-1885. New Hampshire Conference Seminary, Tilton, NH.

Kynett, Alpha Jefferson, 1829-1899.

Address at the 20th anniversary of the Board of Church Extension, held in Philadelphia, PA., May 1884.
17 leaves, 26.5 cm. Manuscript.
Subj.: Methodist Episcopal Church. Board of Church Extension.