Definition of John witherspoon
1. Noun. American Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794).
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader, Educator, Pedagog, Pedagogue
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1. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1858)
"With great respect, I am your obedient servant.. DAVID CAMPBELL. john witherspoon, D. D * 1768—1794. john witherspoon was a son of the ..."
2. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... john witherspoon (1722-1794) john witherspoon, President of Princeton College and Member of the Continental Congress, put posterity under obligation by ..."
3. American Philosophy: The Early Schools by Woodbridge Riley, Isaac Woodbridge Riley (1907)
"Like President McCosh, his successor, of precisely one hundred years later, John Witherspoon (1723-1794) was in point of ancestry a Covenanter, ..."
4. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"Dr. john witherspoon [NJ], Dr. Benjamin Franklin [Pa.], Dr. Benjamin Rush [Pa.], and Stephen Hopkins [RI]. Jefferson has given the following notes of the ..."
5. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"john witherspoon. 1800.] The humble representation and earnest supplication of J. R , printer and bookseller in New York. ..."