Henry, Thomas Charlton, Dd
Henry, Thomas Charlton, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Philadelphia Sept. 22, 1790, and educated at Middlebury College, Vt., where he graduated in 1814. After studying theology at Princeton, he was ordained in 1816; became pastor of a Presbyterian church in Columbia, S. C., 1818; and removed to the Second Church, Charleston, in 1824. In 1826 his health failed, and he spent several months traveling in Europe. He died in Charleston of yellow fever, Oct. 4, 1827. He published. A Plea for the West (1824): — An Inquiry into the Consistency of Popular Amusements with Christianity (Charleston, 1825, 12mo): — Etchings from the Religious World (Charleston, 1828, 8vo): — Letters to an Anxious Inquirer (1828, 12mo; also London, 1829, with a memoir of the author). — Allibone, Dictionary of Authors, 1, 826; Sprague, Annals, 4, 538.