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Title: [Letter] 1823 June 4, Henderson County, K[entuck]y [to] Finis Ewing, Boonville, Missouri / W[illia]m Barnett : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Barnett, Wm.

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Date: June 4, 1823
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter from William Barnett to Finis Ewing, dated June 4, 1823. Barnett writes about the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and its various members. He is concerned about the legitimacy of some of the preachers. He writes about some pamphlets that the old style Presbyterians have been circulating that are slanderous to the new style, Cumberland Presbyterians. Barnett plans to propose a formal split between the Cumberlands and other Presbyterians at the next synod, and asks for Ewing's support. He mentions a possible move to Forked Deer. Barnett also writes that he and others want Ewing to write a history about the origins of the Cumberland Presbyterians. Many people have been expressing curiosity, but cannot find information them because Buck's Theological Dictionary is out of print.
Collection:Finis Ewing Papers

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