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JEFFERSON COLLEGE

CANONSBURG, WASHINGTON COUNTY, PA

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CORRESPONDENCE sent to Reunion Committee 1848 Jefferson College

The Reunion Committee met June 12, 1888, Canonsburg, Pa., 11AM

Held at: Providence Hall (at the college)

[S. T. Wilson called Canonsburg "Celestial City"]

Organized by J. H. Miller

Chairman: H. C. McFarland

They referred to their class as "40 year boys."

Loyal YOUNG, class of 1828 read a history of his class.

J. J. PATTERSON appointed to hire a photographer for reunion photos.

Voted to meet again in 1898 for 50th reunion.

Prayer by Rev. March, D. D.

 

 

The following persons were present:
Rev. W. Y. BROWN (William Y.), D. D.; he invited class to visit his home Rev. Milton W. Brown
Prof. Archibald B. COOK, M.D. Robert Curry, Ph. D.
Rev. Wm. G. March, D.D. Hon. Jacob H. Miller
Rev. H. C. McFarland Hon. John J. Patterson
Wm. A. Pugh Rev. J. G. Reaser, D. D.
Hon. James W. Robinson Hon. A. Denny Rodgers
- Rev. Wm. C. Smith

 

Letters of regret read by J. H. MILLER from:

NAME SENT A LETTER LOCATION, date sent Message-Summary
A. H. AMRINE Alexander H. y Rockland, Washington Co., Ohio (P.O. address), June 5, 1888 too busy & cannot attend; now 63 yrs old but looks 40-50yrs.
MATHEW CLARKE y   (letter not put in book)
John I. Cox
J. IRWIN COX
y   (letter not put in book)
C. P. JOHNSON  
Calvin P.
y   too short notice
J. Wilson Paxton y   (letter not put in book)
CRYUS L. PERSHING y   (letter not put in book)
G. W. STRAIN
George
    prior engagements made
Sam B. Wilson, Esq.
Sam Tom Wilson
y; sad regrets Rose Hill, Citrus Co. Floria, May 30, 1888 waves of sentiment, and Florida says it "How-de"
(R.) C. WOODS
Richard C.
    (letter not put in book)

 

SEE PART 1 of JEFFERSON COLLEGE CLASS OF 1848 BIOGRAPHIES

JEFFERSON COLLEGE CLASS OF 1848 BIOGRAPHIES Page 2

Jacob Miller (class of 1848) Ancestry

Graduates List 1848

Reunion Committee Meeting

 

Source: "Jefferson" 1848: Fortieth Anniversay of the Class of 1948, Jefferson College at Canonsburg, Washington Co., Pa. Providence Hall.  Buffalo, NY: Gies & Co., Printers, 1889.  

 

 

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