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Early Time Methodist Ministers in Kansas

From the time of his coming to Kansas almost to the year of his death Colonel Price was the Kansas contributor to the columns of The Barnesville Enterprise, the paper of which he was a former editor. These Kansas notes were interesting letters dealing with educational, social, political and ecclesiastical matters. Several letters contain valuable reminiscences of the early-time Methodist ministers in Kansas. Among the subjects of these biographical sketches are included Rev. D. P. Mitchell and his son, now Bishop Charles Bayard Mitchell, Thomas Hodgson, Bernard Kelley, Henry Coker, and John W. Hancher. The following paragraphs are taken from …

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The Catholic Church in Lincoln County Kansas

The Catholic Church in Lincoln County. Besides the general survey of the Catholic Church in Lincoln County and its institutions in Kansas found on other pages, a number of individual churches and institutions are given place and the following sketch of the Catholic Church in Lincoln County is furnished through the courtesy of Rev. John Fitz-Gerald, pastor of St. Patrick’s Parish. This article was originally prepared by Father FitzGerald for publication in the Lincoln Sentinel. Father FitzGerald calls attention to the fact that probably the first priest to set foot in Lincoln County was one of those accompanying the DeCoronado …

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