American Presbyterian clergyman.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, to Noah Webster, 1787 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663691
Samuel Stanhope Smith was a Presbyterian minister, founder of Hampden-Sydney College, and the seventh president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). In his work, Smith expressed progressive views on marriage and egalitarian ideas about race and slavery.
From the guide to the Samuel Stanhope Smith Collection, 1772-1817, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)