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William Veitch letter, 1828

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gs67n

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Veitch, William.
Title: William Veitch letter, 1828
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 296
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Consists of one letter addressed to “Reverend Friend” in which Vietch discusses his recent religious experiences including the baptism of his children.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], William Veitch Letter, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Cynthia Bunch, 2004.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

There is little biographical data on the author of this piece. William Veitch was an apparently well-educated, affluent resident of Charleston, South Carolina. He was married and had children.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one letter addressed to “Reverend Friend.” In the letter Vietch discusses his recent religious experiences including the baptism of his children. Elegantly written, the letter provides a snap shot of life in 1828, discussing health, religion, camp meetings and personal relationships.