Willard Preston religious lectures
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Willard Preston religious lectures

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Preston, Willard, 1785-1856.
Title: Willard Preston religious lectures
Dates: 1840-1845
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 0635

Biographical/Historical Note

Willard Preston (1785-1856) was born in Massachusetts. He was the pastor of the Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah, Georgia, from 1832 until 1856.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of some of Willard Preston's religious lectures. They are unsigned. The first set of lectures is from 1840 and covers the Christian Ministry. The second set of lectures is on prophesies and is dated 1825.

Index Terms

Independent Presbyterian Church (Savannah, Ga.)
Preston, Willard, 1785-1856.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Willard Preston religious lectures, MS 635, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Lectures on the Christian Ministry, Nos. 1-VI, 1840 April 19-May 31 ( 6.0 items. )


2Lectures on Prophesies, Nos. 1-XIV, 1825 January 12-May 25 ( 14.0 items. )