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Itinerant Ministry Journal and Ledger

 Collection — Container: Item 1
Identifier: MSS 2015-015

Scope and Contents

Leatherbound notebook containing the manuscript diary and cash accounts ledger of an unnamed itinerant Baptist minister, active in the American Southeast. Diary entries describe visits to locations in Florida, including Crawfordville, Flat Creek, Sopchoppy, and Tallahassee; and in Alabama, including Decatur and Gadsen. Official activities described include delivering sermons on scripture and Biblical figures; officiating wedding ceremonies; and conducting Sunday school classes. Personal activities described include visits with congregation members, farming duties, and traveling among different congregations.


  • Created: 1871, 1874
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2015

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast, or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of University Libraries.  Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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Source of Acquisition

Sacramento Public Library

Method of Acquisition

Deed of Gift

Processing Information

Entered December 9, 2015 by Rory Grennan.

Itinerant Ministry Journal and Ledger
R. Grennan
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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