Manuscript Group 579, Jacob Green (1722-1790), Presbyterian minister Papers, 1722-1790
Includes copies of Rev. Jacob Green’s autobiography and the letters which he published in the New Jersey Journal under the pseudonym
“Eumenes.” Educated at Harvard, Jacob Green served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Hanover, Morris County, from 1746 until his death in 1790. Before and during the Revolutionary War, he supported the colonists’ cause and wrote extensively on political, social, and economic issues.