|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Fayrweather, Samuel, 1725-1781.|
|Title:||Samuel Fayrweather letter and notes|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Samuel Fayrweather (1725-1781) was born in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard College in 1743. Fayrweather was ordained a minister in the Congregationalist Church in 1753 and in the Church of England in 1755. He served as a missionary for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts in the parishes in South Carolina. He later transferred to Rhode Island where he died.
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.
[item identification], Samuel Fayrweather letter and notes, MS 249, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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|Samuel Fayrweather letter to Thomas Foxcroft and Thomas Price, 1748 May 25 ( 4.0 p. ) View online.|
|Online Inventory Contains Digitized Items|
|Broadside Catalogus e orum qui in Collegio-Harvardino, quod est Cantabrigiae, Nov-Anglorum ab Anno 1642 ad Annum 1754. Alicujus gradus Laurea donati sunt, Cambridge, New England, 1754|
|On the back of the broadside are notes for Fayrweather's sermons.|