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Davenport, James, 1716-1757



  • Existence: 1716 - 1757


James Davenport was born in 1716 in Stamford, Connecticut. He was a clergyman and itinerant preacher noted for his often controversial actions during the First Great Awakening. Davenport died in 1757.

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James Davenport letter

Identifier: Mss 756529
Mss 756529
Date(s): 1756-09-29
Scope and Contents

Letter from James Davenport of Newark, New Jersey to Stephen Williams, Longmeadow, Massachusetts, noting Williams' return after service as chaplain to British and colonial troops. Sends pamphlet (not included)

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