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Hidden Treasure, commonplace book of a Maryland society of men

Identifier: MS-0867
Overview This collection conists of one commonplace book of poems and essays, titled Hidden Treasure, kept jointly by a society of men in 1833-1834, likely in Baltimore, Maryland. The contents of the book suggest ties to the Methodist Church, and one contributer, David Creamer, was likely the Baltimore hymnographer of same name (1812–1887) who wrote Methodist Hymnology (1849).