Elihu Palmer (1764-1806)
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment is the first reference work on this key subject in early American history. With over 500 original essays on key American Enlightenment figures, it provides a comprehensive account to complement the intense scholarly activity that has recently centered on the European Enlightenment. This chapter highlights the role of Elihu Palmer, an influential deist during the American Enlightenment.
Walters, Kerry S., "Elihu Palmer (1764-1806)." The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015), 782-784.