[Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, January 25, 1888]

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Letter from C.I. Scofield to D.H. Scott, dated January 5, 1888. On the letterhead of the Central American Mission. He discusses the Paris church's idea of merging with the Southern Presbyterian Church in Paris. Scofield says, "the Southern Presbyterian Church is the deadest, most thoroughly, hopelessly fossilized religious organization on this earth today."

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Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921. January 25, 1888.

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Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards includes letters and photographs predominately from Paris, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, the Paris fire of 1916, and family correspondence. Letters include correspondence between Judge David H. Scott of Paris and family friend, Cyrus I. Scofield, author of the Scofield Reference Bible.

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Letter from C.I. Scofield to D.H. Scott, dated January 5, 1888. On the letterhead of the Central American Mission. He discusses the Paris church's idea of merging with the Southern Presbyterian Church in Paris. Scofield says, "the Southern Presbyterian Church is the deadest, most thoroughly, hopelessly fossilized religious organization on this earth today."

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[2] p.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • January 25, 1888

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  • Oct. 14, 2007, 9:22 p.m.

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Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921. [Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, January 25, 1888], letter, January 25, 1888; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29056/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards.