Savannah River Baptist Association Minutes
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The Savannah Baptist Association was founded in 1802. In 1807 it became known as the Savannah River Baptist Association and was comprised of churches in various localities of Georgia and South Carolina near the Savannah River.
The collection consists of manuscript and printed copies of minutes of annual meetings of the Savannah Baptist Association from its origin in 1802 to 1830. In 1807 it became known as the Savannah River Baptist Association and was comprised of churches in various localities of Georgia and South Carolina near the Savannah River. The minutes include the names of ministers and messengers, congregational statistics, and a circular letter to all brethren. After 1820, a financial report is included, and in 1825 a report of the Board of Managers. Also present is a single report (1806) from the North Carolina Chowan Baptist Association.
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
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- Baptist associations -- Georgia -- 19th century
- Baptist associations -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century
- Baptist associations -- South Carolina -- 19th century
- Baptist associations -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century
- Baptists -- Georgia -- Clergy -- 19th century
- Baptists -- South Carolina -- Clergy -- 19th century
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