Augusta College (Kentucky)

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From 1822 to 1849, Augusta College was located in Augusta, Kentucky in Bracken County. It was formed when the Bracken Academy and Methodist churches of Ohio and Kentucky joined. Augusta College was the third Methodist college founded in the United States.[1] Its first president was Martin Ruter, D.D. It usually had enrollment of about 175–305 pupils.

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  1. ^ John E. Kleber, ed. "Augusta College" in The Kentucky Encyclopedia (University Press of Kentucky, 1992)
  2. ^ "John Gregg Fee, 1816-1901. Autobiography of John G. Fee: Berea, Kentucky". docsouth.unc.edu. pp. 12–13. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "Mississippi Governor Charles Clark". National Governors Association. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  4. ^ Poore 1871, p. 56.
  5. ^ "LEWIS, Charles Swearinger, (1821 - 1878)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
  6. ^ "PHISTER, Elijah Conner, (1822 - 1887)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
  7. ^ "WADSWORTH, William Henry, (1821 - 1893)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved December 21, 2012.

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