• Call Number: COTSEN1_c80
    Container: Box 1, Folder 12

Prayer: "Oh! my most gracious Redeemer..."

4.0 pages

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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.

Dates: 1836 December.

Located In: Box 1, Folder 12

Extent: 4.0 pages

Dimensions: 14.7 x 9.8 cm

Physical Description:

One sheet folded in half.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


A touching and selfless prayer of dedication: "Oh! my most gracious Redeemer I now give myself to thee in my presence. I will solemnly give my word that I will henceforth deem thy word as sacred and thous as without blemish. I pray thee Oh! Lord to help me fulfil (sic) my resolutions to become thy servent (sic) forever and I shall not leave out my dear brother and parents and all my friends and particularly my dear cousin Mag and forgive them all their sins and give me my dear mother's head-ache and take it from her. Your sinful servent (sic) Mary Chrystie."; on verso is a note written in her mother's hand: "princeton Dec 1836 Found by her Mother," and another note written by Mary: "Hoped to be opened next time with joy"; This item was enclosed in a folded paper with writing by her mother (see next item).

Preferred Citation

Prayer: "Oh! my most gracious Redeemer..."; 1836 December; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 1, Folder 12; , Princeton University Library.

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