Matthias papers April 1834-11 June 1835
Matthias, Robert, 1778-1841 and Western, Henry
April 1834-11 June 1835
The Matthias papers are a small, miscellaneous collection of letters and documents relating to Robert Matthias (a.k.a. Robert Matthews), the leader of the Kingdom of Matthias cult. They touch upon the lives and circumstances of Matthias; his wife, Margaret Matthias; cult follower Benjamin Folger; and Matthias’ legal counsel, Henry Western and N. Nye Hall.
The material is in English
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