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Daily, W. C. (William Clinton, 1818-1897)



  • Existence: 1818 - 1897


William Clinton Daily (1818-1897) was born in South Carolina and ordained a minister in Virginia in 1848. He was responsible for organizing the first Northern conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the South after moving to Cleveland, Tennessee during the Civil War.


"Daily, W.C. (William Clinton), 1818-1897." University of Virginia, accessed September 11, 2015.

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W. C. Daily correspondence

Identifier: MS-014
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written to the Reverend W. C. Daily (1818-1897) from various figures within the Church. These letters detail Daily's activities and efforts organizing Methodist Episcopal churches in East Tennessee, and touch upon such topics as funding and ways to improve church participation among African Americans. The letters are written primarily by Bishop Davis W. Clark, but also includes contributions from Bishop M. Simpson and others. The letters primarily cover the...
Dates: 1863-1886
Found in: Manuscripts