J. Henry Smith Speeches
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.
- Inclusive 1841-1842
- Smith, J. Henry (Jacob Henry) (Person)
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Jacob Henry Smith graduated from Washington College in 1843. He became pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro, North Carolina from 1859 to 1897. He was the father of Washington and Lee University president Henry Louis Smith.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. O. Norris Smith (Washington and Lee University Class of 1929) in 1991
- College orations
- College students -- Conduct of life
- Drinking of alcoholic beverages
- John Marshall Society
- Moral education
- Rockbridge Union Volunteers
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American
- Total Abstinence Society
- Washington College
- Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
- Washington, George
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