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An Outline of the History of the Church in the State of Kentucky, During a Period of Forty Years: Containing the Memoirs of Rev. David Rice, and Sketches of the Origin and Present State of Particular Churches, and of the Lives and Labours of a Number of Men who were Eminent and Useful in Their Day. Collected and Arranged by Robert H. Bishop, Professor of History in Transylvania University.

By: BISHOP, ROBERT H., comp.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Lexington:, Printed and Published by Thomas T. Skillman.: 1824 1824

Item Number: 17927

"The first 100pp of this book contains the biography of ""The Father of Presbyterianism in Kentucky,"" Rev. David Rice. Rice, born (1733) in Hanover County Virginia, studied under John Todd in Virginia and graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1761. He spent the next year in evangelistic work in North Carolina and Virginia, but settled as pastor in Hanover, Va., where he was ordained in 1763. In 1783 he settled in Mercer County, Kentucky, fifteen years later moving to Green County in southern Kentucky, continuing his missionary labors. ""Later on he visit... View more info