Smith, J. Henry (Jacob Henry)
- Existence: 1820-1897
Jacob Henry Smith was a member of the Class of 1843 at Washington and Lee University and pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, North Carolina from 1859-1897.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an autographed handwritten letter from J. Henry Smith to his uncle Jacob Fuller written in 1832. Smith gives Fuller advice on how to read works of nonfiction.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Washington College student J. Henry Smith's addresses to the college's "John Marshall Society" on Sept. 24, 1841; "Total Abstinence Society" on Sept. 23, 1842; a speech on "Patriotism" in celebration of George Washington's birthday as a representative of the "Rockbridge Union Volunteers" in 1842; and a speech on "Moral Education" given on Commencement Day, 1842.
Dates: Inclusive 1841-1842