Smith, Samuel Stanhope, 1750-1819

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1750-03-15
Death 1819-08-21
US
English

Biographical notes:

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)

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Subjects:

  • Letters--18th century
  • College presidents--New Jersey--Princeton--19th century
  • American poetry--18th century
  • Ethics--Study and teaching--New Jersey--Princeton--19th century
  • Princeton University
  • Ethics--Study and teaching
  • Church and education--History

Occupations:

  • College presidents--18th century.--New Jersey--Princeton
  • Clergy--19th century.--United States
  • College presidents--19th century.--New Jersey--Princeton

Places:

  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Princeton (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • Princeton (N.J.) (as recorded)
  • New Jersey--Princeton (as recorded)