Contents and Arrangement

Sermons of William Tennant III, 1767-1774

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of miscellaneous papers of several members of the Tennent family of New Jersey and South Carolina. Included are sermons of William Tennent, III (Princeton Class of 1758), two letters (1793) by his wife, Susanne, to their son, William Peter Tennent (1770-1816), a document (1795) concerning the sale of a slave, and clippings concerning William Tennent, Jr.(1705-1777), father of William Tennent, III, and pastor of the Old Scots Church (now known as the Old Tennent Church) in Freehold, N.J. Also included are four daguerreotype portraits of members of the Tennent family.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a departmental practice of combining into one collection manuscript material of various accessions relating to a particular author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Sermons of William Tennant III; Tennent Family Papers, C0482, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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