Benjamin Blake Minor

Benjamin Blake Minor

Benjamin Blake Minor (1818 - 1905) was an American writer, educator, legal scholar, and fourth President of the University of Missouri, from 1860-1862. [cite web|url=|title=Presidents of the University of Missouri|publisher=University of Missouri|accessmonthday=March 30 |accessyear=2008] Today, he is most known as the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. [cite book
last = Bain
first = Robert, et al.
title = Southern Writers: A Biographical Dictionary
publisher = LSU Press (accessed via Google Books)
date = 1980
isbn = 080710390X
] He also compiled the second edition of the reports of the decisions of George Wythe, published in 1852. [cite book
last = Bryson
first = W. Hamilton
title = Virginia Law Books: Essays and Bibliographies
publisher = DIANE Publishing (accessed via Google Books)
date = 2000
isbn = 0871692392
] Minor was born in Tappahannock, Virginia and educated at the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary.

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*History of the University of Missouri


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