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Collection Reference Number GLC04717.46
From Archive Folder Collection related to Gerrit Smith 
Title Church of Peterboro
Date 29 November 1843
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Document Type Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Includes a creed and resolutions of the Church of Peterboro. Resolutions name an elder for the church, cite the church's opposition to sectarianism and slavery, and cover other pertinent issues.
Subjects Reform Movement  Abolition  African American History  Slavery  Religion  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Place written Peterboro, New York
Theme Religion; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859