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Title: Benjamin Morgan Palmer sermon
Dates: 1848
Accession Number(s): 1996-024
Extent: 17 leaves
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Note: Benjamin Morgan Palmer (1818-1902) was a Presbyterian minister and theologian who served the First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans from 1856-1902 and was the first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America (1861) and of the Synod of Louisiana (1901). From 1843 to 1855 he served the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia South Carolina.

More information on Palmer can be found on the PCA Historical Center web site here: http://www.pcahistory.org/biography/palmerbm.html

Scope and Contents: South Carolina, November 12, 1848.

This sermon was donated to the Austin Seminary Archives by Mrs. Robert C. Morris, a granddaughter of Benjamin Morgan Palmer, in 1961.

Restrictions: Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

Related Collections:

  • The Presbyterian Historical Foundation, Montreat, NC – Benjamin Morgan Palmer Papers includes printed sermons, sermon notes, course outlines, a diary, lecture notebooks, letters to Thomas McCall Lowry (1855-1927), eulogies on Palmer's death, and an album containing 46 photographs of various PCUS pastors and theologians.
  • Louisiana State University - Hennen-Jennings Families Papers includes a letter and printed speeches and sermons by Palmer (http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/findaid/0748.pdf).
  • Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, VA – Thomas Cary Johnson Papers includes correspondence from Palmer.

Index Terms:
Palmer, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Morgan), 1781-1847.
Sermons, American.

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Preferred Citation: Benjamin Palmer Morgan sermon, 1848, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Box Number:
C030   Handwritten sermon, Acts 1:8, last clause, preached in Columbia, South Carolina, November 12, 1848

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