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Edward Norris Kirk papers, 1829-1865 0.1 Linear Feet — 7 items

Collection comprises one letter written by Kirk in 1861 to reject an invitation, and six letters written to him. Correspondents include abolitionist editor Joshua Leavitt; musician and hymn composer Thomas Hastings; missionary Jonas King; minister, abolitionist, and "Father of Modern Revivalism" Charles Grandison Finney; clergyman and author William Jenks; and a neighbor, G. R. Buckland. Topics include a sermon by Finney on "true" Christian belief and Kirk's evangelistic plans; a request for Kirk's appearance at a benefit; an introduction for a Greek revolutionary, Michael Kalopothakes; the mission to the Armenians; and placement of two young people.

Collection comprises one letter written by Kirk in 1861 to reject an invitation, and six letters written to him. Correspondents include abolitionist editor Joshua Leavitt; musician and hymn composer Thomas Hastings; missionary Jonas King; minister, abolitionist, and "Father of Modern Revivalism" Charles Grandison Finney; clergyman and author William Jenks; and a neighbor, G. R. Buckland. Topics include a sermon by Finney on "true" Christian belief and Kirk's evangelistic plans; a request for Kirk's appearance at a benefit; an introduction for a Greek revolutionary, Michael Kalopothakes; the mission to the Armenians; and placement of two young people.