1858 1st Quarterly Methodist Conference

The Shawnee Mission (Kan.) Steward's Book contains the minutes of the earliest Methodist Conferences held in Johnson County, Kansas.

Shawnee Mission (Kan.) Steward's Book. "Third Quarterly Conference of the Shawnee Kansas Mission, Shawnee Mission, and Shawnee M. L. School Minutes." Source: Kansas State Historical Society, microfilm call number MS 1107.

Submitted by Linda K. Lewis, 31 Mar 2010.
Transcriber Note: M.L.S. refers to the Manual Labor School.

"The first Quarterly Conference for the Shawnee Reserve Mission, Shawnee Mission and Shawnee M.L.S. for the current year was held at the Shawnee Church Jan. 20th, 58.

"Members present:

Wm. Bradford P.E.
Thomas Johnson Sup. M.L.S.
N. Scarritt P.E.
J. Spencer U.P.
Wm. Holmes Sup. P.
C. Bluejacket Int. & C.L.
Eli Blackhoof L.L. & C.L."

These minutes also presented the state of all schools and their holdings. Three schools were mentioned: Shawnee Manual Labor School, Monticello School, and a school in Shawnee.

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