This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 2/1/2011

Littleton Fowler Gives Medical Advice February 5, 1844

The letters in the Littleton Fowler Collection at Bridwell Library Perkins School of Theology, SMU constitute one of the most important sources about Texas Methodist history in the 1830s and 1840s. They are full of data about church affairs, preachers, circuits and so on. They also contain a great deal of information about politics, law, medicine, and agriculture.


The letter of February 5, 1844 from Littleton Fowler to Missouri Fowler is especially interesting because it describes…


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