Papers Relating to America

Scope and Content

Historical and biographical notes and papers relating to:

  • (a) numbers 1-3: John Jacob Fries, Minister at Bethabara, North Carolina, including a copy of his Diary for 27 April - 31 July 1754, in the form of a letter to Br. Gottlob Königsdorifer at Lindsey House, London,
  • (b) numbers 4-21: Benjamin Mortimer (teacher at Nazareth Hall, Pennsylvania, 1791-1798, missionary among the Indians, 1798-1812, appointed Pastor of the First Moravian Church, New York, 1812) and the Mortimer family.