The Camp Meeting
Date: Sep. 04 1840 |
Essay titled "The Camp Meeting"; written by Thomas Sparrow Jr. and dated September 4, 1840. The essay discusses Sparrow spending the summer in North Carolina in one of the lowland counties bordering on the Pamlico Sound. During the summer he visited with an old woman named Mother Bell and attended a camp meeting . Thomas Sparrow was attending Princeton University at this time.
From the papers of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a lawyer from Washington, N.C. who fought in the Civil War and later represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly. more...