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Josiah Pratt letter, 1854 September 20

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gs6b2

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pratt, Josiah.
Title: Josiah Pratt letter, 1854 September 20
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 299
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Contains one letter from Pratt’s sister, Marianne Kempthorne regarding their father’s death and the division of his assets.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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


Processed by Sarah Rohrer, 2004.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Josiah Pratt was the first son and successor of his father, Josiah Pratt (1768-1844), who was chosen by parishioners to lead St. Stephen’s church. No additional information could be found about the younger Pratt. His father, however, was known as an evangelical divine. The senior Josiah Pratt helped form the British and Foreign Bible Society as well as the Church Pastoral Aid Society.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter dated September 20, 1854 from Pratt’s sister, Marianne Kempthorne in Auckland, New Zealand. The letter is in regard to their father’s death in 1844 and the division of his assets.