Book/Printed Material A pioneer pastorate and times, embodying contemporary local transactions and events,

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Title
A pioneer pastorate and times, embodying contemporary local transactions and events,
Summary
Albert Williams (1809-1893) was pastor of a church in Clifton, New Jersey, when the Presbyterian Board of Missions sent him to California via Panama in February 1849. A pioneer pastorate (1879) recalls his five years in San Francisco, 1849-1854, in which he organized the First Presbyterian Church and witnessed fires, earthquakes, and cholera epidemics. He offers vignettes of other clergy in the San Francisco area, missionary work among the Chinese, and accounts of visits to San José, Sacramento, and Oregon.
Contributor Names
Williams, Albert, 1809-1893.
Created / Published
San Francisco, Wallace & Hassett, printers, 1879.
Subject Headings
-  First Presbyterian Church (San Francisco, Calif.)
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Religion and ethics--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Also available in digital form on the Internet Archive Web site.
Medium
xiv, 240 p. front. (port.) 22 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F869.S3 W6
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.138
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/scd0001.0011022638A
Library of Congress Control Number
06038070
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Albert Williams (1809-1893) was pastor of a church in Clifton, New Jersey, when the Presbyterian Board of Missions sent him to California via Panama in February 1849. A pioneer pastorate (1879) recalls his five years in San Francisco, 1849-1854, in which he organized the First Presbyterian Church and witnessed fires, earthquakes, and cholera epidemics. He offers vignettes of other clergy in the San Francisco area, missionary work among the Chinese, and accounts of visits to San José, Sacramento, and Oregon.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Williams, Albert. A Pioneer Pastorate and Times, Embodying Contemporary Local Transactions and Events. San Francisco, Wallace & Hassett, printers, 1879. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/06038070/.

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Williams, A. (1879) A Pioneer Pastorate and Times, Embodying Contemporary Local Transactions and Events. San Francisco, Wallace & Hassett, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/06038070/.

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Williams, Albert. A Pioneer Pastorate and Times, Embodying Contemporary Local Transactions and Events. San Francisco, Wallace & Hassett, printers, 1879. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06038070/>.