Fonds 79 - Charles DeWolfe

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Charles DeWolfe

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CA MtA 79

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  • 1836-1846 (Creation)
    DeWolfe, Rev. Charles

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7 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

The Reverend Charles DeWolfe was a Methodist minister, ordained at City Road Chapel, 14 September 1838, following his studies at Theological Institute at Huxton, England (1836-1838). He immediately returned to Canada, where he was received into the Eastern British America Conference. Between 1838 and 1848, he served in Yarmouth, Halifax, Horton, Windsor and Charlottetown.

In 1843, Charles DeWolfe was an agent at Mount Allison Academy. At Mount Allison College he was Professor of Theology and Hebrew Language, 1864-1868, and Professor of Theology and Moral Science, 1869-1870. He also served on the Mount Allison Board of Trustees and Governors, 1864-1870.

Custodial history

Charles DeWolfe’s book of sermons and journals belonged to his daughter, Louise A first wife of Judge Albert Watson Bennett. They were passed on to the daughter of Albert Bennett’s second wife, Mary Laura Wood. Faith (Wood) Breen, sister of Mary Laura transferred them to Mount Allison University Library in 1990.

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Fonds consists of a book of sermons, which includes 12 sermons, 1836-1839; a journal, inscribed “Journal commencing May 1837, ending May 1840", which actually begins with his arrival in Falmouth, 19 April 1837; and a journal, inscribed "Journal, Halifax & Windsor, commencing 17 Oct. 1842 - May 1846", which actually ends July 1846.

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Donated by Faith Wood Breen, 1990


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  • English

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