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Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874) Proceedings of the Church of Peterboro, at their meeting held Nov. 27, 1849.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04717.53 Author/Creator: Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874) Place Written: Peterboro, New York Type: Printed document Date: 27 November 1849 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 16.2 cm.

Summary of Content: The Church of Peterboro substitutes several resolutions for one previously set forth. Resolutions regarding those who, though they do not consider themselves Christians, voted on the continuance of Hiram P. Crozier's pastorship.

Background Information: Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.

People: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
Crozier, Hiram P., 1803-1883

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Temperance and ProhibitionAlcoholReform MovementReligionChristianity

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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