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English-born Francis Asbury (1745-1816), famed bishop of the American Methodist movement, visited the area that is now known as Horry County, South Carolina several times during the period 1785 to 1815. Asbury spread Methodism in America as part of the Second Great Awakening. In his journal and letters he left us several interesting accounts of the area and its residents. Annotations have been added in order to clarify his remarks.
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Burroughs, John Benjamin, "Annotations on Selected Entries – The Journal and Letters of Francis Asbury [1771-1816]" (2005). HCAC Research. 7.