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Smith, Ethan, 1762-1849

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1762 - 1849

Ethan Smith (1762–1849) was a New England Congregationalist clergyman in the United States who wrote "View of the Hebrews" (1823), a book that argued that Native Americans were descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. His position was not uncommon among religious scholars, who based their history on the Bible.

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Ethan Smith letter

Mss 822530
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 822530
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