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American Tract Society (Boston, Mass.)



  • Existence: 1823 (date of incorporation)

The New England Tract Society changed its name to the American Tract Society (Boston, Mass.) in 1823. They would agree to form a national American Tract Society but would still exist as its own entity in the new ATS.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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

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