Manuscript Group 125, Joseph Black, Collector Manuscript Collection, 1794-1833

Archive Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs

Manuscript Group 125, Joseph Black, Collector
Manuscript Collection, 1794-1833, 3 volumes
Call Number: MG 125


Summary:

Copies of: (1) Alexander C. McWhorter’s Fourth of July Oration, delivered at the First Presbyterian Church of Newark in 1794; (2) Edward Dorr Griffin’s sermon at the funeral of Reverend Alexander Macwhorter (1734-1807) on July 22, 1807; (3) John McDowell’s “Farewell Sermon,” preached at the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth on May 12, 1833; (4) children’s circulating library catalog; (5) Fourth of July orations; (6) patriotic poems. Despite the differences in spelling of the surname, Alexander C. McWhorter was the son of Reverend Alexander Macwhorter.

Gift of William Black, 1916.

Folder List: 

Folder Title Dates
1 Collection – 1 volume  
2 “Oration by Alexander Macwhorter”  
3 Sermon on the Death of General Washington  
4 Collection – 1 volume  

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