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Catalog Number MS 249-01-01-01
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content This collection includes a letter from Fayrweather, in Savannah, Georgia to Rev. Thomas Prince and Rev. Thomas Foxcroft, both of Boston, written May 25, 1748. Fayrweather provides a detailed account of the Bethesda Orphan Home founded by George Whitfield, including the positioning and architecture of the home, the surrounding grounds and orchards, and the service, work, prayer, and education of the students. The second item in the collection are sermon notes written by Fayrweather on the back of a list of people enrolled in Harvard College from 1642-1754. Fayrweather's name appears among the class of 1743.
Title Samuel Fayrweather letter to Thomas Foxcroft and Thomas Price
Copyrights Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection Samuel Fayrweather letter and notes, 1748-1754
Subjects Bethesda Home for Boys (Savannah, Ga.)
Letters (correspondence)
People Fayrweather, Samuel, 1725-1781.
Foxcroft, Thomas, 1697-1769.
Thomas, Prince.