Frederick A. Ross Sermon
A pamphlet printed in 1830 of Reverend Frederick A. Ross' "A Sermon on Intemperance," given in Knoxville, Tennessee a year prior. The speech was originally delivered in the First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Tennessee on October 12, 1829. Ross’ sermon focuses on the sins of drunkenness, calling it “a greater scourge to the United States, than the sword of an invading army,” and outlines the subsequent consequences. The pamphlet was published in 1830 in Rogersville, Tennessee at the ‘Calvinistic Magazine’ Office.
This material is in English.
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A pamphlet printed in 1830 of Reverend Frederick A. Ross' "A Sermon on Intemperance," given in Knoxville, Tennessee a year prior.
Frederick Augustus Ross was a Presbyterian minister and author. Ross was born December 25, 1796 in Cumberland County, Virginia. He became pastor of Old Kingsport Presbyterian Church in Kingsport, Tenn. in 1826, where he remained until taking a position with First Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, Alabama in 1875. Ross publicly feuded with Methodist minister and newspaper published William Gannaway Brownlow. Ross died April 13, 1833 in Alabama.
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