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Edward Dromgoole Papers

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Methodist camp meeting from W.L Grissom's History of Methodism in North Carolina. Courtesy NCpedia.


Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina Library

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Edward Dromgoole (1751-1835) was born in Sligo, Ireland. He came to America in 1770 and entered the Methodist ministry in 1772. He continued preaching for over sixty years until his death. Also represented are his sons Edward Dromgoole, Jr. (1788-1840), Methodist minister, physician, and planter of Brunswick County and Northampton County, N.C., and George Coke Dromgoole (1797-1847), lawyer, Virginia legislator, militia general, and Democratic U.S. representative. Chiefly correspondence and other papers, mainly 1840-1848, including other Methodist ministers pertaining to the state of religion in Maryland and Virginia. Included is a letter, 17 September 1783, from John Wesley.


5 reels, 13-page guide


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