Scope and Content Note

The Rev. Alvan Hyde's Sermons consist entirely of handwritten sermons composed by the Rev. Hyde after1791. The collection is not complete, but contains a remarkable number of writings documenting the height of Hyde's ministry at Lee, Massachusetts. The Sermons have been divided into several sections to facilitate access.

Series I consists of sermons numbered and/or dated by the author. Included are locations where sermons were given, just as AH noted on each piece.

Series II comprises unnumbered sermons arranged by topic/book of the Bible, following their order in the Old and New Testaments.

Series III contains miscellaneous sermons (27 Jan. 1771, 4 Feb. 1771) written by an unknown author.

Rev. Alvan Hyde (1768-1833) Sermons, 1771-1816, n.d.

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Introduction
Biographical Sketch