Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix
Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix
Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix
Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix
Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix

Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix

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Fessenden, N. Memoirs of Rev. N. Fessenden, with an Appendix. Syracuse, N. Y.: Self-Published, 1863. Third Edition. [5840]

Black blindstamped pebble cloth, title in gilt to spine, 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, binding with moderate wear, lacks the front free end papers, 157 pp., foxing, tight. Drawings and writing on the rear end papers and both paste-downs. Good. Hardcover.

Nathan Fessenden, b. 1825 at Owego, New York, to a family of "Old School Baptists."  Fessenden becomes a Wesleyan minister, and this is his account of his faith and ministry. The memoir mentions Little Meadows, Pa.; Candor, NY; Princess Hollow; Nickol’s Hill; Newfield, Barton, Winecup, and Vestal, N. Y.; other areas around Bradford Co., Pa. and Broome & Tioga Cos., NY. Focuses on religious topics, incidents, meetings, different denominations in these areas, etc. Often reads like a diary. Full of first-hand accounts of life in the “southern tier” of New York during these years.

The Appendix is a sermon on 2 Timothy 4: 6-8.