Correspondence; church records; diaries, mainly of European trips; accounts;
clippings re the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1856; manuscripts of articles and sermons.
Mainly concerning the Presbyterian church in California, Louisiana and New York.
William Anderson Scott was born on January 31, 1813 and received a license to preach when he was
seventeen. He later attended Cumberland College, took his degree at Princeton Theological Seminary and
was ordained by the Presbytery of Louisiana and Arkansas; he was elected president of the Seminary at
Nashville and served as pastor at the Hermitage Church on the estate of Andrew Jackson.
Number of containers: 11 boxes, 4 oversize folders
Linear feet: 4.6
Number of microfilm reels: 6
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