Autograph Letter Signed. Stephen H. TYNG.

Autograph Letter Signed.

Considered one of the greatest preachers of his day, this Episcopal clergyman served as rector of St. George's Church in New York City from 1845 to 1878; it is largely due to his efforts that Sunday Schools are such an integral part of American church life, hence his moniker "The Champion of Sunday Schools." ALS, 1p, 7½" X 9", New York, NY, 1848 April 17. Near fine. Binding traces on left edge. Nice note to an unnamed recipient: "I am gratified -- with the kindness shewed to me by an unknown member of your Board. My sincere wish is for the prosperity of your Society. My frequent prayer is for a blessing upon your churches...." Item #22654

Price: $100.00

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