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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 579

Parsons, Jonathan, 1705-1776. Sermons, ca. 1727-1772.

Notebook of handwritten sermons by Jonathan Parsons. The sermons span ca. 1727-1772.

Dates

  • 1727-1772.

Access

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Extent

1 Volumes

This collection consists of a small notebook of handwritten sermons by Jonathan Parsons. These sermons span his settlements in both Lyme, Connecticut, and Newburyport, Massachusetts.

Biographical / Historical

Jonathan Parsons (1705-1776) was born in West Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College in 1729 and was ordained a minister in 1730. He served pastorates at the Congregational Church in Lyme, Connecticut, from 1731 to 1745 and at the First Presbyterian Church of Newburyport, Massachusetts, from 1746 to 1776.
Title
Parsons, Jonathan, 1705-1776. Sermons, ca. 1727-1772: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00579

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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