a Congregational minister and writer, was born in Brunswick, Me. Sept. 18, 1805. He graduated at Bowdoin College in 1825, and at Andover Theological Seminary in 1829. He was ordained in 1830, and settled as pastor of churches successively at Worcester, Roxbury, and Nantucket, Mass., and New Haven, Conn. In 1844 he relinquished the pastorate and devoted himself exclusively to literature, except as he supplied some pulpit occasionally. He died at Fair Haven, Conn. June 17, 1877. He published numerous interesting works, chiefly on historical subjects, besides several of a directly religious character, especially Christian Duty: Practical Christianity, etc. See Harper's Weekly for July 7, 1877.