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Rev. J. M. Hoffmeister diary, sermons, letter, essay.

Identifier: MM.2019.006

Scope and Contents

J. M. Hoffmeister, Presbyterian minister, died Jan. 31, 1864, in Bristol, Tenn., where he was the minister of the Presbyterian Church. Hoffmeister wrote “Come to the Rescue: An Appeal to the People of the South” published in 1863. Diary fragments, 1844-45, ca 25 pp.; College essay entitled “Maryville,” 4 pp,. signed by Hoffmeister and dated May 29, 1846, graded by Andrew Blackburn, who signed his comments; Love letter to “Lizzie” 1847; Speech “An Address on the Subject of the Maine Liquor Laws delivered in the Court House at Rogersville, October 15, 1852,” manuscript signed and dated; Two manuscript sermons, one including list of towns where it was delivered.


  • Creation: 1844 - 1864

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1 folder : 6 manuscript items

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