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Baptist in Early North America: First Baptist, Providence, Volume II

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Baptists in Early North America--First Baptist, Providence, is the second volume to appear in the BENA Series. Designed as a unique contribution to religious and Baptist scholarship, BENA recovers never-before-published original records and manuscripts for students, scholars, and genealogists. Also known as the First Baptist Church in America, it was founded in 1638 by ...more
Hardcover, 496 pages
Published July 30th 2013 by Mercer University Press
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Alan Johnson
This volume contains the extant church records of the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island from March 27, 1755 to March 4, 1830. The church apparently kept no records before 1755. The records that are reproduced in this book are quite interesting to the historian as primary-source materials.

Professor J. Stanley Lemons, the author and compiler of this work, has contributed an excellent Introduction, which traces the history of the church from the time of its founding by Roger Williams
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