Church of Scotland

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Church of Scotland

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(Ecclesiastical Terms) the established church in Scotland, Calvinist in doctrine and Presbyterian in constitution
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This Scotch Presbyterian divine came to America to preside over a distressed college in Princeton, New Jersey, and wound up transmitting to the colonies critical principles of the Scottish Enlightenment and helped to preside over the birth and consolidation of American independence.
The one title which he does not attempt to ascribe is the one he had the least occasion to have inside information about -- The Scotch Presbyterian Eloquence, written in far-off Scotland under an obvious pseudonym, "Jacob Curate.
The one title which he does not attempt to ascribe is the one he had the least occasion to have inside information about--The Scotch Presbyterian Eloquence, written in far-off Scotland under an obvious pseudonym, "Jacob Curate.
Here in Worcester, a few years after its permanent settlement in 1713, a mob assembled at night and destroyed the partially built church that some Scotch Presbyterians were erecting on Lincoln Street.
Hamilton wanted to accommodate his teacher's wish, but the regents of Princeton were unwilling to accept Hamilton's demand that he be allowed to move upward from class to class as he determined best, so Hamilton enrolled in King's College of New York (Columbia University), an institution far too Tory and too Anglican for the brash and fiery disciple of Scotch Presbyterians.