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James H. Devotie Papers, 1839-1908

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The collection is arranged in three series. Material is sorted by date if possible.

Series 1, Correspondence, 1839-1897 and undated

Series 2, Sermons

Series 3, Financial and Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents

This collection consists mainly of correspondence, the majority being written to DeVotie from 1839 – 1891, the bulk during the 1870s to 1880s. Correspondence to his second wife includes 1876, 1883-1884, 1891, 1897, and 1908. Subjects are mostly personal and financial, with some regarding church work. The majority of handwritten sermons are numbered with scripture references. The church transfer letters are for Beach Creek, Shole Creek, and New Bethel.