5Results for "Alexandria Gazette"
The Potter Family of Prospect and Palmer Houses
Prospect House and Palmer House, both now University properties, have deep links to the Potters—a slaveholding family with strong ties to Georgia as well as to Princeton and the College of New Jersey.
Princetonians in Virginia
The College of New Jersey attracted large numbers of Virginia students in the 18th and 19th centuries, contributing to Princeton’s reputation as a school for southerners. This essay focuses on three students from Virginia whose careers as clergymen and educators reflected evolving arguments about slavery and emancipation from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War.
An excerpt from the Alexandria Gazette documenting the Sims Case proceedings.
Centennial College Commencement
An advertisement for the 100th Annual Commencement of the College of New Jersey, circulated in the South.
"Rebellion at Princeton"
A letter from Princeton detailing the 1817 riots, published in an Alexandria newspaper.