This collection chiefly contains sermons written by California Presbyterian minister Laurentine Hamilton (1826-1882) between
1858 and 1882, as well as some ephemera.
Laurentine Hamilton (1826-1882) was born in Dix, New York, in 1826. He graduated from
Hamilton College in 1850 and then from Auburn Theological Seminary in 1853. He was
ordained by the New School Presbytery of Geneva the following year and served in
western New York. He was commissioned as a home missionary of the New School
Assembly in Columbia, California, and served there from 1855 to 1859. He moved to
San Jose in 1859 to preach at the First Presbyterian Church of San Jose and was also
a school superintendent there.
580 items in 9 boxes and 1 oversize
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