A Discourse Pronounced Before the Euglossian and Alpha Phi Delta Societies of Geneva College, Aug. 5, 1840. C. S. Henry, D. D.
“The Position and Duties of the Educated Men of the Country”

A Discourse Pronounced Before the Euglossian and Alpha Phi Delta Societies of Geneva College, Aug. 5, 1840.

New York: Robert Craighead, Printer, 1840. Item #623

8vo. 235 x 150 mm., [9 ¼ x 6 inches].  46, [1] pp.  Original printed wrappers, detached from text block but present. Paper soiled at margins, otherwise a good copy.  This copy is inscribed to “The Rev. John Richards with cordial regards, C. S. Henry” .


Essay delivered before the literary societies of Geneva College on the progress of American civilization and development of material wealth for only parts of the society.  The privilege offered to scholars and the educated population require a responsibility to those that have not shared in prosperity.  “If this be so, the problem is not to arrest the physical growth of the country, but to make it the means of more perfectly unfolding our proper humanity, by the culture of the elements of spiritual life.”

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