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John Lloyd religious journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCM 403

Scope and Contents

Personal journals covering 1836-1848, before, during, and after seminary. Most entries are from his time as a missionary in China after seminary, 1844-1848.


  • 1836-01-15 - 1848-11-22

Conditions Governing Access

There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

John Lloyd was born to Thomas and Catharine Lloyd on October 1, 1813 in McConnellstown, PA. He graduated from Jefferson College in 1839. After a two-year interval, he enrolled at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1841, graduating in 1844. He was also licensed to preach by the New York Presbytery in April and ordained by the Huntingdon Presbytery on May 7 of the same year. On June 7, he set sail from New York to Amoy, China as a missionary. He spent the next four years translating the Bible into Chinese until his untimely death on December 6, 1848.


.5 Linear Feet (1 Box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Special Collections Repository

Princeton Theological Seminary
Wright Library
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Princeton NJ 08540 USA