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 Records of the First Baptist Church in Pawtucket

 Church, of Pawtucket, R.I.

 Records, 1792-1952

 Size: 1.25 linear feet

 Catalog number: MSS 130

 Processed by: Harold E. Kemble, 1986; updated by Rick Stattler, June 1997

©Rhode Island Historical Society

Manuscripts Division



            The bulk of these records were donated by the church in 1986. Two folders of papers were added from a group of George F. Jencks family papers purchased in 1997.

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Folder 1.        Pawtucket Dorcas Society treasurer's accounts, 1825-1865 (incomplete)

Folder 2.         Documents relating to an unstated "difficulty" between Pastor Bradford and Elders Jencks and Benedict, 1851: minutes of a special church meeting, 1/13/1851 (in minute book); minutes of Ecclesiastical Council, 1/15/1851 (not in minute book); related undated statement.

Volume 1. Church minutes, 1805-1837

Volume 2. Church minutes, 1838-1874

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Volume 3. Church minutes, 1874-1907

Volume 4. Church minutes, 1907-1952

Volume 5. Standing committee minutes, 1858-1888

Volume 6. Standing committee minutes, 1889-1932

Volume 7. Standing committee minutes, 1932-1947

Volume 8. Catholic Baptist Society minutes, 1792-1837 (spine reads 1792-1821)

Volume 9. Catholic Baptist Society minutes, 1838-1907 (became First Baptist Society)

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Baptists - Rhode Island - Pawtucket

Catholic Baptist Society (Pawtucket)

First Baptist Society (Pawtucket)

Pawtucket, R.I. - Churches

Pawtucket Dorcas Society

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