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[Letter of Standing for Sarah from Mount Gilead Baptist Church, August 1849]

[Letter of Standing for Sarah from Mount Gilead Baptist Church, August 1849]

Date: August 1849
Creator: Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Description: Letter of standing for Sarah, a "sister of colour," from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. The letter stated that Sarah held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed when she joined a church of the same faith.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter of Standing for Martha Stephenson from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, April, 1849]

[Letter of Standing for Martha Stephenson from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, April, 1849]

Date: April 1849
Creator: Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Description: Letter of standing for Martha Stephenson from Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. The letter stated that Martha was in full standing at their church and was dismissed when she joined another church of the same faith.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center