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The life of Samuel Johnson, D.D., the first president of King's College, in New York. Containing many interesting anecdotes; a general view of the state of religion and learning in Connecticut during the former part of the last century; and an account of the institution and rise of Yale College, Connecticut; and of King's (now Columbia) College, New-York

The life of Samuel Johnson, D.D., the first president of King's College, in New York. Containing many interesting anecdotes; a general view of the state of religion and learning in Connecticut during the former part of the last century; and an account of the institution and rise of Yale College, Connecticut; and of King's (now Columbia) College, New-York

 

Title:
The life of Samuel Johnson, D.D., the first president of King's College, in New York. Containing many interesting anecdotes; a general view of the state of religion and learning in Connecticut during the former part of the last century; and an account of the institution and rise of Yale College, Connecticut; and of King's (now Columbia) College, New-York
Name:
Chandler, Thomas Bradbury, 1726-1790
Stuyvesant, Peter Gerard, 1778-1847
Moore, Nathaniel Fish, 1782-1872
Watts, B
Boese, Thomas (Clerk of the Board)
Boese, A. W
Wagner, J. C., active 1889
Published:
New-York : Printed by T. & J. Swords, No. 160 Pearl-street, 1805
Physical Description:
[8], 208 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Universities and colleges > New York (State) > New York > Presidents > Biography., Universities and colleges > Connecticut > New Haven > History., Clergy > Connecticut > Stratford > Biography., Clergy > New York (State) > New York > Biography., Johnson, Samuel, 1696-1772., Columbia University History., Yale University History., King's College (New York, N.Y.) History.
Format:
books
Notes:
Includes half-title
Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University
Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Has Seymour B. Durst's bookplate
Avery Classics (Offsite) copy: Signed by Peter Gerard Stuyvesant
Rare Book copy 1: From the library of George Cheyne Shattuck (1827-1896), with his bookplate and autograph
Rare Book copy 2: Library binding
Rare Book copy 2: Inscribed to Thomas Boese Esq with respects of J.C. Wagner (?) NY Decv 1889on free front endpaper
University Archives copy 1: Inscribed Nathaniel F. Moore 1806 at head of title page
University Archives copy 2: Inscribed B (?) Watts at head of title page
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