|Object Name||Certificate, Baptismal|
|Date||April 27, 1866|
Certificate of baptism. Printed and handwritten inscription: "Certificate of Baptism. / This Certifies / That Ida Manee, Infant Daughter / of Abraham & Emeline W. Manee, born in / Pleasant Plains on the Eighth day of September 1865, / having been presented for holy Baptism, and it having / been solemnly promised that [blank line] shall be taught the nature and / end of this Holy Sacrament, and all other things which a Christian / ought to know and believe, in order to a virtuous and holy life, was / this day baptized by me, in the name of the FATHER, and of the / SON, and of the HOLY GHOST, according to the Discipline and Usages / of the METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. / G.W. Treat / April 27th, 1866." Inscription is surrounded by an engraved border printed in purple, with an engraved image above of a baptism; the engraved design is signed "FELTER". Handwritten inscription at top of page: "Ida Manee".
(Keywords: New York)
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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