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Morris, John G. (John Gottlieb) (1803-1895)

Morris, John G. (John Gottlieb) (1803-1895)
Historical Note
John Gottlieb Morris attended Princeton College and Dickinson College. He studied with Samuel Simon Schmucker at New Market, Va., attended Princeton Theological Seminary and was a member of the first class in Gettysburg Theological Seminary. He founded the Lutheran Observer and was president of the Maryland Synod and the General Synod. He and his nephew founded the Lutheran Historical Society. Morris was a frequent lecturer before the Smithsonian Institution and author of the Catalogue of the Described Lepidoptera of North America (1860), among other scientific and religious publications. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/John G. Morris (John Gottlieb).

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Cline Papers, 1824-1847