Princeton College During the Eighteenth Century Volume 3

Princeton College During the Eighteenth Century Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...Presbytery of Philadelphia in 1776, and immediately entered upon his duties as Chaplain in the American Army. From 1777 till the close of the war, he was Chaplain to the New Hampshire Brigade, and by means of this connection, he was introduced to the Church in Concord, New Hampshire, of which he became pastor July 1, 1789, his classmate, Joseph Eckley, preaching his installation sermon. He resigned this charge in July, 1797, but continued to reside in Concord, where he died March 9, 1807. The publications of Mr. Evans are: Oration delivered at Hackensack, New Jersey, at the interment of Brigadier-General Enoc Poor, 1780. A Sermon delivered near York, Virginia, on the memorable occasion of the Surrender of the British Army, etc., 1781. A Sermon delivered in New York on the day set apart by Congress as a day of Public Thanksgiving for the blessings of Independence, Liberty and Peace, 1783. A Sermon to the Officers and Soldiers of the Western Army after their return from an expedition against the Five Nations. New Hampshire Election Sermon, 1791. Ebenezer Finley, the eldest son of President Finley, studied medicine, and became a highly respectable physician in Charleston, South Carolina, and was distinguished for his piety and moral worth. Philip Vicars Fithian was born in Cumberland County, New Jersey. In connection with his classmate, Andrew Hunter, and about forty other young patriots, he assisted in the destruction of a cargo of tea at Greenwich, New Jersey. This cargo had been brought over by the ship Grey Hound, which sailed up Cohausey Creek and deposited the tea in the cellar of a storehouse which is still standing. In imitation of the proceedings of the Whigs of Boston in 1773, and animated by the same patriotic spirit, this company of...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576586
  • 9781236576583