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Guide to the Joseph Augustine Benton Papers, 1849-1899
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Description
Correspondence, journal, sermons, other papers.
Background
A Congregational minister, Benton came to California by ship in 1849. He settled and began his ministry in Sacramento. In later life, he became president of the Pacific Theological Seminary in Oakland, California. He died April 8, 1892, in Oakland.
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Please credit California State Library.
Availability
Unrestricted.