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American and Foreign Christian Union membership certificate

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Title:
American and Foreign Christian Union membership certificate
Description:
Certificate from the American and Foreign Christian Union granting Rev. Samuel B. Swaim membership due to his contribution of thirty dollars "by the Baptist Churches in Worcester, Mass." The top half of the certificate has an engraved scene of missionaries sharing the Bible with various different groups of people, including Native American, Asian and African individuals. Underneath this scene it reads, "Whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming."
Artist:
Muller, G.
Lithographer:
Bonar & Cumming
Date:
1851
Format:
Prints
Ephemera
Genre:
certificates
prints (visual works)
engravings (prints)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
missionaries
societies
members
religious (people)
clergy
American and Foreign Christian Union
Swaim, Samuel B. (Samuel Budd), 1809-1865
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Worcester
New YorkNew York
Extent:
1 certificate
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim, 1942
Identifier:
250607
Call #:
GC002.02.294