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Wilson, Samuel Blain, 1783-1869


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

President. Rev. Sam Williamson. Records

Identifier: RG02-02
Scope and Contents

The correspondence consists of letters to Williamson concerning the college and a correspondence relating to Samuel B. Wilson's decision not to accept the presidency of Davidson College in 1841. The financial material consists of receipts for faculty salaries. The sermons inclue a printed pamphlet of Williamson's "Sermon on Baptism" printed in Charlotte, NC in 1838, a handwritten version of his 1851 Baccalaurate Address at Davidson College and an undated sermon based on Galatians 3:29.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1795 - 1882
Found in: College Archives

Samuel Blain Wilson Letters

Identifier: DC0144s
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one original letter and photocopies of three letters (location of the originals is unknown). The letters discuss Davidson College, its president, Samuel Williamson, and the Presbyterian church. Additional correspondence with Wilson can be found in RG 2/1.2, President Samuel Williamson records.

Dates: 1841

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Davidson College - Faculty 1
Faculty - Salaries 1
Presbyterian Church - History 1