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Anti-Catholic Pamphlets (1845 - 1853)
RepositoryNew Jersey Historical Society
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Collection Description
The Society holds two anti-Catholic pamphlets by members of the Newark clergy. Ansel Doane Eddy (1798-1875) was pastor of Newark's First Presbyterian Church from 1835 to 1848. Henry Clay Fish (1820-1877) was pastor of the First Baptist Church (later Peddie Memorial) from 1851 to 1877. The pamphlets are:

A. D. (Ansel Doane) Eddy, "A review of the prelatical principles, as anti-republican and unevangelical ..." (44 pages, New York: Leavitt, Trow and Co., 1845). Note: "Addressed to the members of the First Presbyterian Congregation in the city of Newark, N.J." NJHS Call no. N pf 1421

Henry Clay Fish, "The school question: romanism and the common schools: a discourse delivered on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 1853" (20 pages, New York: Holman, Gray and Co., Printers, 1853. Note: "Published by the special request of a large number of citizens of that city [Newark]." NJHS Call no. N pf 1736
FormatTextual materials
SubjectReligion / Churches
Time Period19th Century
Access policyOpen for research