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Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1780-1847

Rev. Dr. Thomas Chalmers FRSE (17 March 1780 – 31 May 1847), was a Scottish minister, professor of theology, political economist, and a leader of the Church of Scotland and of the Free Church of Scotland. He was also the first Principal and Professor of Divinity at the New College, Edinburgh, and a alumnus of the University of Edinburgh.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Thomas Chalmers to various correspondents

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-360
Identifier: Coll-1856
Scope and Contents A group of thirteen letters from Thomas Chalmers to various correspondents, 1820-1846. Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 16 February 1820: ('One reason for calling 1 upon you this evening was earnestly to solicit the hastening forward of our school estimates. Another was to speak to you of Mr McLeod in his capacity as a candidate for the reading school belonging to the Highland Society. I...

Letters of Rev. Alexander Lockhart Simpson (1785-1861)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD46
Scope and Contents The letters are largely those to Simpson from Thomas Chalmers, and Sir George Sinclair. There are also letters from the Earl of Morton and Lady Morton, the Duke of Buccleuch, the Duke of Richmond, the Earl of Rosebery, Lord Stanley, Baron Torphichen, and the Marquis of Tweeddale.