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The Nathanael Huntting Manuscript Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCM 142

Scope and Content

This collection consists of sermons delivered by Rev. Huntting between 1710 and 1733, primarily in East Hampton, Long Island, New York.

Dates

  • 1710 - 1733

Creator

Language of Materials

English, Latin

Chronology

1675
Born
1697
Minister, East Hampton Presbyterian Church, New York
1746
Retired, East Hampton Presbyterian Church
1753
Died

Biographical Information

Nathaniel Huntting was a Presbyterian minister who spent the vast majority of his preaching career at East Hampton Presbyterian Church. He was a meticulous record keeper and his documentations of baptisms, marriages, and deaths have been an invaluable resource for some historians. His ministerial style has been seen by some as transitional. His sermons were much shorter than traditional New England sermons, which could last for hours, and he was less strict about the singing of psalms during worship. At the same time, he was skeptical of New Side ministers and their new methods of worship during the 1730s and 1740s. He ministered in East Hampton for 49 years and died at the age of 78.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Title
The Nathanael Huntting Manuscript Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Douglas F. Denné
Date
2009
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Princeton Theological Seminary
Library
PO Box 821
Princeton NJ 08542 USA