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THE COLLEGE:
Classes of 1770-1779

DEGREES CONFERRED BY THE COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA
Students are listed alphabetically for each class from 1770 to 1779

1770

Francis Alison, Jr.
Robert Alison
Henry Arnold
John Cox, Jr.
Samuel Dougall
Aquila Hall
Jacob Hall, Jr.
William Hollinshead
Henry Latimer
Archibald Little
John McClean
John Maffitt
Matthew Tate
Joseph Tweedy

Samuel Cannon
John Mather Jackson
John Sitgreaves (possibly 1770)

 

A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.

Non-graduate
Non-graduate
Non-graduate

 

1771

Samuel Armor
Patterson Bell
Ebenezer Brooks
John Carson
Charles Crooke
Robert Davidson
Archibald Gamble
Samuel Hanson
John McDowell
Hugh Montgomery
John Pringle
Nathan Rumsey
John Thomas
Issac Wilson

John Parke

Peter Eaton
Elisha Hall
William McKenzie
Robert Stephenson (Stevenson)

 

A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.

A.B. (hon.)

Non-graduate
Non-graduate
Non-graduate
Non-graduate

 

1772

Brice Innis
Moses Levy

John Saunders
William Tilghman

 

A.B.
A.B.

Non-graduate
Non-graduate

 

1773

Edward Duff
Matthew Duncan
Joseph Harrison
William Alexander Hyrne
Joshua Seney

Nathaniel Luff

William Rogers

 

A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.

Non-graduate

A.M.( hon.)

 

1774

no graduates

 

 

1775

Benjamin Chew, Jr.
Townsend Eden
Thomas Ennals
John Fishbourne Mifflin
John O'Farrel
Henry Ridgely
Francis Brown Sappington
William Moore Smith

Presley Neville

James Ross

 

A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.

Non-graduate

A.M.( hon.)

 

1776

James Abercrombie
John Leeds Buzman
John Clapton
William Cocke
Thomas Duncan Smith
William Thomas
Ralph Wiltshire

 

A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.
A.B.

 

1777

Benjamin Stoddert

 

Non-graduate

 

1778

no graduates

 

 

 

1779

no graduates

 

 

 

 

 


The 187 pages (including many biographies) of this exhibit were researched, written and created by Mary D. McConaghy, Michael Silberman, and Irina Kalashnikova. This exhibit first appeared on the Web in 2004, as part of the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday.