Guide to the Sally Towle Hersey Church Application, 1836

Collection number: MS 302
Size: (1 folder)

About Sally (Towle) Hersey (ca. 1802-1848)

Sally Towle or Towler (b. ca. 1802) married James Hersey (d. Manchester 1869) at Epsom on January 29 1828. Sally died of 'consumption' in Manchester at age 46, 21 Dec. 1848. Both are buried in Manchester, N.H., where James was appointed postmaster in 1849.

About the Sally Towle Hersey Church Application (1836)

The Sally Towle Hersey Church Application is a one page handwritten document requesting formal admission to the Congregational Church at Epsom, N.H. It consists of Sally (Towle) Hersey's story of conversion at a revival given by a Rev. Mr. Curtis, her continuing spiritual struggles, and her finding peace in the church. No other family or community members are listed by name.

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Preferred Citation

Sally Towle Hersey Church Application, 1836, MS 302, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Dealer purchase, 2019

Collection Arrangement

Collection is in original order.