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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 25 Issue 4, Oct 1948
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These papers represent a collection of correspondence between the state's leaders in the Protestant Episcopal Church and their efforts to strengthen religion in western North Carolina at the beginning of the 19th century. The letters cover a period between November 1813 and January 1831 between five individuals; Bishop John Stark Ravenscroft, George W. Freeman, William M. Green, William D. Cairns, and Robert Johnston Miller. Content of these letters focuses on the \"Great Revival,\" a religious sweep of the state following the Revolutionary War.
American historian John Spencer Bassett was a professor at Trinity College (now Duke University) and during the late 19th century expressed a liberal view of slavery and race problems within the state and the South. The author presents the basis of Bassett's opinions and examines lectures, papers, and books published by the historian.