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Ruffner, Henry, Reverend



A.B., W&L, 1813; D.D.; (LL.D., W&L, 1849). Professor of languages, 1819-30, 1835-37; professor of mathematics, 1830-35; presidents, rector and professor of ethics and rhetoric, W&L, 1836-48. Author: Judith Bensaddi, 1839. See Trustees' Papers; Crenshaw, I, 240-292.

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Henry Ruffner Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes three romances written by Ruffner, transcripts of Ruffner's lectures (c.1815), a typed copy of his pamphlet on slavery (1847), and an 1867 land grant letter relating to his estate, which is signed by Laura Ruffner. It also includes a bound volume of his manuscript for Early History of Washington College (c.1840), including notes. There is also a letter dated January 20, 1897 from a Union soldier to Washington College library in which he states...
Dates: Inclusive c.1815(?)-1867

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