Class of 1788

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Isaac Grier was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania in 1763 to Thomas and Martha Grier. For his preparatory education, Grier attended the classical school in Chambersburg and was taught by James Ross. From there, Grier went to Dickinson College to study theology under Charles Nisbet. He was...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1788
President Charles Nisbet's Commencement Address in 1787, Transcribed by John Young

John Young was born on September 4, 1763 in York County, Pennsylvania. Little is known of his early life prior to his enrollment in Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. As a member of the Class of 1788, Young studied under President Charles Nisbet and took fastidious notes. Because of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1788
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