Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, transcripts of letters relating to Delaware

Summary

Creator: Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Great Britain)
Date(s): 1703-1782
Bulk Dates: 1703-1776
Call Number: MSS 0462
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) was established in London in 1701 through a charter from King William III. The organization was created as a vehicle for sending priests and teachers to North America, in order to improve and expand the ministry of the Church of England to the colonists. The University of Delaware's collection of Society for the Propagation of the Gospel Transcripts consists of one box of typescript letters related to the Delaware activities of the SPG.
Physical Description: 0.3s (1 box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Henry Clay Reed, 1964
Processing Information: Processed by Carrie E. Foley, April 2003. Encoded by John Caldwell, February 2020. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard