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Guide to the Freewill Baptists Minutes, 1843-1912

Collection number: MS 216

Size: 3 items (0.33 cu.ft.)

About Free Will Baptists

Free Will Baptist roots can be traced to England as early as 1611. In 1780, under the leadership of Benjamin Randall, Free Will Baptists were established in the northeast at New Durham, New Hampshire. Free Will Baptist churches voluntarily organized themselves into district, state, and national associations for the purpose of promoting the cause of Christ on the local, state, district, national, and world-wide level.

About the Free Will Baptists Minutes

The 3 volumes cover the following time spans: volume 1, 1842 to 1861; volume 2, 1861-1882 and volume 3,1882-1912. These volumes contain minutes from the local quarterly meetings. In each meeting representatives gave a report on the status of their church. Reports are from the following local areas: Amesbury and Salisbury, Candia, Danville, Dover, Epping, Great Falls (Somersworth), Hampton, Manchester, Newmarket, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Raymond, South Berwick, South Hampton and Stratham.

Administrative Information

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This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Free Will Baptists Minutes, 1842-1912, MS 216, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

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