Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Birth 1832-03-17
Death 1907-11-15

Biographical notes:

Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist.

From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541

American author and clergyman.

From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233

American author, publisher, clergyman.

From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647870140

Moncure Daniel Conway was an author, minister, and social reformer. Born in Virginia, he abandoned his law studies to enter the Methodist ministry; influenced by Quakers, he left the Methodist ministry for Harvard Divinity School. He preached all over the United States, including on controversial topics such as abolition. Throughout his life, he contributed articles to numerous periodicals and newspapers.

From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway letter to E.C. Stedman, 1895 July 15. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53150137

American author and lecturer.

From the description of Letter, 1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122623062

American clergyman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cincinnati, to the Rev. John Pierpont, [1858] Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517854

From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : London, etc., to W.A. Knight, 1873 Jan. 7-1907 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533535

Moncure Daniel Conway (1832-1907), graduate of Dickinson College, class of 1848, was an abolitionist, preacher, philosopher and author.

He is the author of a Life of Thomas Paine along with seventy other books and pamphlets.

From the description of Collection, 1729-1987, bulk dates 1850-1907. (Dickinson College). WorldCat record id: 18712545


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