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American Tract Society

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1825 (date of establishment)

Organization formed in 1825 after the American Tract Society (Boston, Mass.) agreed to form a national group alongside New York-based Religious Tract Society.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William A. Hallock journal, September 1822-September 1823.

 Collection
Identifier: MS0087
Abstract Rev. William Allen Hallock was born in Plainfield, Mass., in 1794. William would graduate from Williams College at the age of 25 and in 1819 he would enter Andover Theological Seminary. Upon graduation, he was approached by Dr. Justin Edwards of the New England Tract Society. William’s work as an agent for the New England Tract Society sent him across the states, visiting various towns in order to sell tracts and memberships. Following the formation of the new American Tract Society, William...
Dates: September 1822- September 1823