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Thomas Bray papers, Series 1, Box 14, Folder 1: A Memorial Representing the present State of the Church and Clergy Of Mary Land, the want of a better provision for the Parochial Ministers, And of a superintendent with sufficient powers to preside over them -- (Supplement to the printed Memorial; enumerates advantages to Britain of Maryland as source of tobacco and a market for goods. Suggests each parish be provided with a glebe (farm), whose produce Would support the clergyman), 1700

Summary:Dr. Thomas Bray (1656-1730) was a leading figure in the Church of England in colonial Maryland. The collection includes information on colonial religion, libraries, and the Anglican Church Establishment Act contained in petitions, meeting minutes, correspondence, and theological tracts. For complete collection information, visit the full finding aid at
Creator:Bray, Thomas, 1658-1730
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Temporal subject: 1691-1700
Topical subjects: Bray, Thomas, 1658-1730
Church of England -- Maryland -- History -- Sources
Libraries -- Maryland -- History -- Sources
ArchivesUM location:Thomas Bray papers
  • series 1
  • box 14
  • folder 1
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Religion
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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