Applebee, Benjamin (1820-97). Journal, Letters, and Notes, 1845-95 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Scope and Contents: Rev. Benjamin Applebee served as a Methodist Episcopal minister in central Illinois for over thirty years. His journal contains reminiscences of his early life and ministry, ending in 1877. Pasted into the journal are his ministerial authorization and his teaching certificate. In addition, there are four letters and several notes on sermons.