City Readers Digital Historic Collections at the New York Society Library
John Henry Hobart (9/14/1775- 9/12/1830)
Borrowing activity from 3/1/1803 to 1/14/1806.
John Henry Hobart (September 14, 1775 – September 12, 1830) was the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816–1830). He vigorously promoted the extension of the Episcopal Church in Central and Western New York. He founded the General Theological Seminary in New York City and Geneva College, later renamed Hobart Free College in 1852 after him, in Geneva, in the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York.