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SMITH, JAMES, 1782-1867.
James Smith letter, 1866 August 3

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/g2c0r

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Smith, James, 1782-1867.
Title: James Smith letter, 1866 August 3
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 177
Extent: 0.01 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Contains one letter dated August 3, 1866 written by James Smith to a Dr. Tregelles.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], James Smith Letter, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Jennifer Gerth, 1998.

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Biographical Note

James Smith was a British scholar who wrote about the New Testament and the Gospels. He lived from 1782-1867.

Scope and Content Note

This letter dated August 3, 1866 was written by James Smith to a Dr. Tregelles, probably the Biblical scholar Samuel Prideaux Tregelles. In this letter, a response to an earlier letter from Tregelles, Smith discusses his health, Tregelles’ writing, and the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Smith lastly refers to the work of another Biblical scholar, Dr. Cureton, who he refers to as an authority on Syria. This person is probably William Cureton.

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1 1 Correspondence, 1866