MG 057 - Montgomery, Rev. Joseph Collection

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Scope and Content

An account book kept by the Rev. Joseph Montgomery from 1767 to 1775 with a prayer used by Rev. Montgomery in 1769. Includes notations by A. Boyd Hamilton and a short biographical sketch of Rev. Montgomery by A. Boyd Hamilton dated 1876.


Joseph Montgomery was a Presbyterian clergyman at Georgetown, Maryland in 1767 and afterward resided near New Castle, Delaware. He settled in Harrisburg in 1785 and died there. He was the great, great grandfather of John Montgomery Forster.

Date(s): 1767-1775

Extent: 1 folder, 1 enclosure