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Methodism in Beaufort (North Carolina) Manuscript Book
N.p. (Manuscript), North Carolina 1889 - Folio. 27 pages, plus 6 other handwritten page and 3 typed pages laid in loosely and paper-clipped together. The binding measures about 15 1/2 inches tall by 11 inches wide. Bound in half leather with cloth-covered boards. The spine has completely disintegrated and the boards are just barely holding on. Corners rubbed and chipped. Paper label on the front cover has "Methodism in Beaufort" handwritten in ink. The original ledge was for the "Queen (Fire) Insurance Company of Liverpool, England" with the office in New York. Three leaves have been cut out at the front, but this may have been of different material. The first page reads, "Methodism in Beaufort." and serves as a title page. The front pastedown has (pasted down) a letter from C. P. Jones entitled "Brief Historical Statement," which is about 3 pages long. The page after the title page begins the history, and there are 15 pages of this narrative, with about 325 words per page. The following pages are a series of notes (sometimes historical notations in paragraph form) and listings of ministers, elders, etc. The rear pastedown also has several letters or notes to Brother Bumpass. One is from T. Page Ricaud and is dated Wilmington, North Carolina in 1894. Another is dated Chapel Hill in 189? and is signed by J. B. Martin. Another portion of a letter is signed by T. W. Gautier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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