Stanley H. Frodsham quotes Randal W Deese

(1) Pastor Swan’s claim to having spoken in tongues in 1875. Swan speaks of great crowds drawn from five states and specifically mentions

(2) his wife — along with Amanda Doughty and an invalid hunchback who was instantly healed — Swan’s group adopted the name “The Latter Rain” after the advent of the Pentecostal movement.

(3) Their activities extended throughout New England states, especially Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Connecticut,

(4) with the 1910 Latter Rain Convention held October 14–16 in Quakertown, Connecticut.

(5) Frank Bartleman frequently referred to joint speaking engagements with Swan, specifically recounting a 1907 tour that included a convention in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spoke 18 times.