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Laurentine Hamilton Collection: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection chiefly contains sermons written by California Presbyterian minister Laurentine Hamilton (1826-1882) between 1858 and 1882, as well as some ephemera.
Background
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.
Extent
580 items in 9 boxes and 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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