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James Albert Wallace Sermon

Identifier: DC0304s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an original printed copy and a photocopy of the sermon Wallace preached in the Davidson College Chapel on 26 October 1845. The sermon was entitled "Diligence and Perseverance" and was published at the request of a student committee comprised of John W. McRae (class of 1846), Samuel Z. Williamson (Class of 1846) and Richard H. Johnston (class of 1849).


  • 1845


Biographical / Historical

James Albert Wallace was born in Cabarrus County, North Carolin on 28 February 1810. After studying theology privately, he was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1845. During his career, he served in Oxford, Mississippi, Kingstree, South Carolina, Dalton, Georgia, and in several churches in Alabama. He married Mary J. Flagler on May 31, 1849 and died in Arbor Vitae, Alabama on September 8, 1880.


1 folders (1 folder)



Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2009-13|Gift of Prebyterian College, sent by Nancy Griffith

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Processed on 02/09/2009
James Albert Wallace Sermon
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Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository