1817.079: The Birth and Life of Joel T. Adams.

Published: 1817

Full Title: The birth and life of Joel T. Adams, third son of Robert Adams and Mary his wife, whose maiden name was Terrel. By himself.

Author: Adams, Joel Terrell (1775-1847).

Place Issued: Lynchburg

Issuing Press: Tubal Early Strange

Description: 14 p. ; 23 cm.


Adams issued this brief account of his redemption from a life of drunkenness and dissipation at the start of a Baptist ministry in Pittsylvania County which continued until his 1847 death. Only known non-newspaper title produced in Virginia by native-son Strange; item was printed on the press of The Echo, which he acquired from William Waller Gray shortly after this item was published in July 1817, after having apparently worked in the office since its founding a year earlier.

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