Biographical and Historical Catalogue of Washington and Jefferson College: Containing a General Catalogue of the Graduates and Non-graduates of Jefferson College, and of Washington College, and of Washington and Jefferson College, 1802-1902

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G.H. Buchanan, 1902 - Jefferson College - 714 pages
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Page 410 - ... standing in society, may become a member by complying with the requirements of the constitution. 7. Members may pay their dues monthly if they prefer it, and should the liabilities of the union in consequence of benefits to sick and superannuated members exceed the receipts thereof, then three-quarters of the members present at a regular meeting, or at a special meeting...
Page 192 - It is all old wives' fables to talk of the change of the Sabbath from the seventh to the first day.
Page 277 - ... Benjamin Mills, and Rev. Matthew Brown. It was in the spring of 1805 that Rev. Matthew Brown became principal of the academy and pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Washington. He was assisted as principal, first by David Elliott, later his successor in both positions, and afterwards by George Baird ; and such was the success of the institution under their management that on the 28th of March, 1806, an act was passed by the legislature granting the trustees the charter of a college. The...
Page 410 - that as soon as the necessary preliminary arrangements could be made and suitable buildings provided, the several departments of Washington and Jefferson College .should be closely united, and located either at Canonsburg, Washington, or some other suitable place within this commonwealth, to be fixed by the vote of not less than two-thirds of the trustees,
Page 323 - ... writer. In 1848 he was honorably dismissed by his synod, adopted law and literature, and published, among numerous other works, 'Errors of Modern Infidelity' (Philadelphia, 1848), 'The Spanish Wife, a Play,' including a memoir of Edwin Forrest (New York, 1854), 'Court and Reign of Catherine I' (1855), 'Life and Reign of Nicholas I,' 'Life and Times of Alexander Hamilton...
Page 259 - Ex-President of the Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the American Medical Association; Fellow of the British Gynecological Society.
Page 397 - Pa., 18C2; studied theology at PE Sem., Gambler, O. ; (DD, Brown Univ. and Kenyon Coll.). Ordained deacon, 1866; priest, 1868; rector Christ Ch., Clarksburg, W. Va., 1866-8; Trinity Ch.. Covington, Ky., 1868-71; Grace Ch., Providence, RI, 1871-88; is a "broad churchman.
Page 411 - College shall be located; and thereupon the Board of Trustees shall proceed with as little delay as possible to carry into effect their recommendation. In determining, or endeavoring to determine, the location of the College, the Board of Trustees shall proceed in the same manner and consider the same matters as above provided for in the case of the commission.
Page 259 - Personal Experiences in Pelvic and Abdominal Surgery." A Contribution. By R. Stansbury Sutton, AM, MD, LL.D., ex-President of the American Academy of Medicine, of the Mississippi Valley Medical Association, and of the Pittsburg Obstetrical and Gynecological Society...
Page 277 - Sept. 24, 1787 — five years after the town of Washington was laid out. and six years after the establishment of Washington County, which was the first county formed after the Declaration of Independence, and only second to Westmoreland, the Mother County of the West.

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