Sunday, February 28, 2016

Rev. D H Selph Graduates and Gets His First Teaching Job


© Kathy Duncan, 2016

Duncan Hyder Selph graduated from Union University on 15 July 1852. The following account appeared in The Classic Union on July 1852:





Prior to graduation, Duncan H. Selph had secured his first teaching position at the West Tennessee Baptist Male Institute at Spring Creek in Madison County, Tennessee. The doors opened for the first time in the newly built brick building on the first Monday in March of 1852, and Rev. D. H. Selph would have been its first teacher. This advertisement ran in The Classic Union on 15 March 1852:










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