Rev. Fletcher E. Marine Collection 1829-1889, MS. 1016.3

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Rev. Fletcher E. Marine Collection, 1829-1889
Maryland Historical Society

 

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Rev. Fletcher E. Marine Collection, 1829-1889
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

Rev. Fletcher E. Marine Collection, 1829-1889

MS 1016.3

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

 


Introduction

MS. 1016.3

The collection of material on the Reverend John Hersey, 1786-1862, can be found in four boxes. The material was collected by the Reverend Fletcher E. Marine during the period 1870-1889.

It is believed that this material was also given to the Maryland Historical Society by Harriet Perkins Marine. The material is unrestricted; but, once again, there is no official accession record on the material.

MS. 1016.3

The Reverend John Hersey was born August 2, 1786 in New Castle County, Delaware. He died at Penningtonville, Pennsylvania on November 17, 1862. During his life he was a Methodist Episcopal minister who spent many years in Baltimore. He also published a number of religious tracts. Hersey is the subject of the Sketch of Rev. John Hersey by the Reverend Fletcher E. Marine.

MS. 1016.3

The Reverend John Hersey Collection covers the years 1829-1889, this being the years of his birth and death. The bulk of it falls into the period of the 1860's to the 1880's. There is a good deal of correspondence addressed to both the Rev. Hersey and to Rev. Marine. The Rev. Marine was seeking information about Hersey in order to w write his life story, which is included in this collection. The collection also contains some of the personal papers of Rev. John Hersey, with the bulk of this materical covering the period between 1829 to 1858.

 


Container List

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1

Accounts, 1855-1859

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2

Letters written to..., 1856-1862

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3

Account Book, 1854-1855

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4

Notes, 1836-1839

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5

Addresses and Accounts, 1841-1845

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6

Sermon; Account of contributors to book about John Wesley, 1829-

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7

Sermon (undated)

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8

Diary, 1853; 1856

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9

Money Distributed, 1853

1

10

List of sermons and churches at which they were given, 1838-1861

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1

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey, 1860-1862

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2

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey, 1861-1862

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3

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey, 1859-1862

2

4

Correspondence of F.E. Marine, 1879 (concerning J. Hersey)

2

5

Notes kept by Rev. John Hersey (undated)

2

6

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey, 1860-1862

2

7

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey, 1860-1862

2

8

Correspondence Written by John Hersey, 1853-1861

2

9

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey, 1860-1862

2

10

Correspondence of Rev. John Hersey (and his last letter), 1860-1862

2

11

Letters from John Hersey with Brother Cathcart, 1856-1862

2

12

Correspondence to Brother Hersey, 1860-1862

2

13

Letters from John Hersey to Armstrong and [UNK] 1842

2

14

Letters from John Hersey to Brother Rees and Returns, 1856-1862

2

15

Accounts of John Hersey, 1861-1862

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1

Life of John Hersey (handwritten copy), c. 1868

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2

Reminiscences of John Hersey by B.F. Price, 1879

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3

Reminiscences of Rev. John Hersey, 1879

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4

Papers of Rev. F.E. Marine -- RE Book, 1863-1889

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5

Material concerning F.E. Marine's Book, 1835-1879

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6

Printed sketch of John Hersey by Rev. F.E. Marine, 1879

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7

Christian Advocate, 1880, July 17 and 24

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8

Sketch of John Hersey by Rev. F.E. Marine (handwritten) PART ONE

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9

Sketch of John Hersey by Rev. F.E. Marine PART TWO