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James Manning papers

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Title:James Manning papers
Date range:1761-1827, (bulk 1765-1791)
Creator: Manning, James, 1738-1791
Extent:0.5 linear feet (c.230 items)
Abstract:The James Manning papers consist primarily of correspondence dating from 1765-1791 with prominent British and American Baptist ministers. Much of the correspondence involves the early history of Brown University or various issues regarding the Baptist religion and the growing tide of religion in Providence, Rhode Island.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library
Collection number:MS-1C-1