This collection includes manuscripts and transcriptions of documents from the Baptist Collection.

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  • Letter from N.P. Barlow to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Barlow, N.P. (1863-06-16)
    Nathan Pratt Barlow reports an eighth time to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after a term at the College during his Senior year. His work as a ...
  • Letter from N.P. Barlow to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Barlow, N.P. (1862-03-11)
    Nathan Pratt Barlow reports a seventh time to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after a term at the College during his Junior year. He has continued ...
  • Letter from N.P. Barlow to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Barlow, N.P. (1861-12-18)
    Nathan Pratt Barlow reports a sixth time to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation at the end of his Sophomore year at the College. He details the sources ...
  • Letter from Titus Rabevelt to the Baptist Convention of the State of Michigan, 

    Rabevelt, Titus (1861-10-11)
    Titus Rabevelt, the clerk of the Baptist Church of Christ in Monroe, MI, writes to the Michigan Baptist Convention about a recent meeting at the same church. The parish invited the current pastor, Rev. William R. Northrop, ...
  • Letter from C.R. Pattison to the Executive Committee of the Michigan Christian Herald 

    Pattison, C.R. (1861-09-25)
    C.R. Pattison writes to the Executive Committee of the Michigan Baptist Convention through the Executive Committee of the Michigan Christian Herald detailing his proposal to purchase the Christian Herald. Pattison can pay ...
  • Letter from George W. Harris to the Executive Committee of the Michigan Christian Herald 

    Harris, George W. (1861-09-20)
    George W. Harris, an employee of the Michigan Christian Herald, writes to the paper’s Executive Committee about his intention to remain in his present position if “an efficient responsible man” is granted the position of ...
  • Letter from N. Eastwood to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Eastwood, N. (1861-02-14)
    N. Eastwood writes to T.Z.R. Jones about paying interest, probably for a scholarship. Eastwood did pay the required interest last fall but is unable to pay the next installment, owing to him being with a “poor church” and ...
  • Letter from N.P. Barlow to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Barlow, N.P. (1859-11-02)
    Nathan Pratt Barlow reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his first term at the College. The Convention has not sent him any money, but ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1860-11-08)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his seventh term at the College. Not only has the Convention not sent him any ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1860-06-01)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his seventh term at the college. The Convention has resumed its generous funding ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1860-04-04)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his sixth term at the College. He received a smaller amount than usual from ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1860-01-09)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his fifth term at the College. He received nothing from the Convention, nothing ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1859-11-01)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his fourth term at the College. The Convention has not sent him any more money, ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1859-05-06)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation at the conclusion of his first year at the College, totaling thirty weeks over three ...
  • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

    Boynton, B.J. (1859-01-25)
    Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his first twenty weeks at the College. Despite receiving decent sums from the ...
  • Letter from Abram Wisner to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Wisner, Abram (1859-12)
    Abram Wisner writes to T.Z.R. Jones to inform him that he cannot pay interest on his scholarship since he has to pay for treating his “blind daughters eyes” in Philadelphia. He regrets purchasing the scholarship in the ...
  • Letter from C.H. Denison to J.A.B. Stone 

    Denison, C.H. (1859-03-12)
    C.H. Denison writes to J.A.B. Stone concerning an amount of money Stone owes to Denison. Denison requests that Stone use some of it to pay interest on Denison’s father’s scholarship, and the remainder of the money “as you ...
  • Letter from John Booth to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Booth, John (1859-03-08)
    John Booth writes to T.Z.R. Jones to notify Jones of Booth’s intention to pledge a scholarship he purchase to “a young man (colour’d) by the name of Martin,” a Baptist preacher from Toledo who wishes to eventually travel ...
  • Letter from I.D. Hosford to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Hosford, I.D. (1858-12-06)
    I.D. Hosford writes to T.Z.R. Jones lamenting about his forced resignation from the ministry of Galesburg due to the machinations of mostly Methodist dissenters, who have nevertheless kept him somewhat financially afloat. ...
  • Letter from H.N. Dickinson to J.A.B. Stone 

    Dickinson, H.N. (1858-11-02)
    H.N. Dickinson writes to J.A.B. Stone inquiring about the admission of women at the College. Dickinson had purchased a scholarship assuming that women and men received the same education. At this time, the College did in ...

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