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Francis Alison sermons, 1752-1755

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First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.), and 1705-1779 Alison. Francis Alison Sermons, 1752-1755. . 1752. Retrieved from the Atla Digital Library, https://philadelphiacongregations.org/records/items/show/863.

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First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, P., & Alison, 1. (1752). Francis Alison sermons, 1752-1755. Retrieved from the Atla Digital Library, https://philadelphiacongregations.org/records/items/show/863.

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First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.), and 1705-1779 Alison. Francis Alison Sermons, 1752-1755. 1752. Retrieved from the Atla Digital Library, https://philadelphiacongregations.org/records/items/show/863.

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  • Francis Alison was born in Ireland in 1705. He studied at the University of Glasgow before traveling to America in 1735. In 1737 he became pastor of Pennsylvania's New London Presbyterian Church. Ten years later he opened an academy in New London. Students included three signers of the Declaration of Independence and the Secretary of the Second Continental Congress. In 1752 Alison moved to Philadelphia to take charge of the Philadelphia Academy. He was later appointed Vice-Provost of the newly established University of Pennsylvania, as well as Professor of Moral Philosophy. He was also assistant minister at the First Presbyterian Church. Alison died in 1779.
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  • 3 manuscript (267 pages)
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