Cassels, Samuel Jones
SAMUEL JONES CASSELS (1806–1853) was born in Liberty County, Georgia. At 17 he made a confession of faith and joined the Midway Congregational Church. He studied at Franklin College and graduated in 1828. He was ordained in Augusta, Georgia in 1829. He served at a church in Washington, Georgia in 1831. He moved to Macon, Georgia to the Presbyterian Church in 1836. He married in 1838, Miss Mary Eliza Winn (1809–1838). He moved to Norfolk, Virginia, until 1846 and then to Savannah, Georgia where he was principal at the Chatham Academy. He left a legacy of poetry.
The Navy Surgeon: the Conversion of Dr. Charles H. Broughton. (Coming soon!)
Books he wrote:
- America Discovered: A Poem in Twelve Books
- Christ and Antichrist; or Jesus of Nazareth proved to be The Messiah and Papacy proved to be the Antichrist predicted in the Holy Scriptures.
- Conscience-Its Nature, Office and Authority
- Liberty Poems
- Providence and Other Poems