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LCA Collection 280. Petri, C.J. Book of Sermons by Reverend C.J. Petri, 1881-1888: Overview

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Petri, C.J.  Book of Sermons by Reverend C.J. Petri, 1881-1888.  LCA Collection 280.  1 folder.

The Book of Sermons by Rev. C.J. Petri collection contains sermons written in Swedish.  Petri attended Augustana College in 1871 and graduated in 1877.  He was a teacher at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1884–88.  He resigned from his teaching job to become a pastor at Augustana Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  He was known as a preacher who took time to visit the sick at hospitals and was liked throughout the Church community.

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