Garret Abeel papers 1792-1827
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The First Universalist Society of Portsmouth (N.H.) collection (12 items) is made up of correspondence and documents pertaining to the society's affairs in the mid-19th century. Some items concern Reverend Moses Ballou and the Ballou family. Several letters concern a pastoral vacancy at Portsmouth, including a group of 4 bound letters by Moses Ballou (May 27, 1845-September 2, 1845) responding to an invitation to reassume his position at the First Universalist Church. Other items are 2 undated religious covenants and a copy of Alexander Pope's poem "The Dying Christian to His Soul."