Downer, David R., “Notes in College,” 1827-1828.
David Robinson Downer (1808-1841) was born in Westfield, New Jersey. He attended Yale College, graduating in 1828, and then entered the Auburn Seminary, eventually becoming minister of the West Presbyterian Church in New York City. This volume consists of theological notes made by Downer during his senior year at Yale. There are entries on Biblical texts and a variety of theological subjects, and a “List of Books,” all theological, in the rear of the volume.