Tag Archives: Presbyterian Church

24 January 1864: “It was a lovely day.”

Item Description: Diary entry, 24 January 1864. Brief entry describing a visit to church and a sick neighbor. Myra Inman was born in Cleveland, Tenn. in 1845 and lived in eastern Tennessee; her diary goes from 1860-1866. In 1876 she married … Continue reading

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19 April 1863: “…I dont suppose the Jenkin’s being Presbyterians, will dance.”

Item Description: Letter, dated 19 April, 1863, from John Steele Henderson to his mother, Mary Henderson.  He discusses family members, including the death of a cousin, and the recent visit of a band to Salisbury. From folder 33 in the … Continue reading

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4 December 1861: “What is the chief end of man?”

Item description: Small printed catechism “ratified by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in The United States at August, Ga.” published by the Presbyterian Committee of Publication in Richmond, Virginia. Much of the content is arranged as a set … Continue reading

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