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Collection Reference Number GLC04717.43
From Archive Folder Collection related to Gerrit Smith 
Title An address, reported by Gerrit Smith to the 'Christian Union Convention' held in Syracuse, August 21st, 1838
Date 21 August 1838
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Document Type Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Smith begins, "No person, acquainted with the words and the heart of Jesus Christ, believes, that it is His choice to have His disciples separated from each other by party lines- wearing the badges, and contending with each other about the peculiarities, of their respective sects."
Subjects Reform Movement  Christianity  Religion  Politics  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Place written Syracuse, New York
Theme Religion; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859