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...Barnes, Francis Francis Barnes was born on 13 January 1744 in Bolton-by-the-Sands in Lancashire and died in Cambridge on 1 May 1838. Barnes followed the well-trodden path from Eton to King’s College, Cambridge, where after graduating (MA...
...Mason Fitch Cogswell's reputation as an enlightened scientist and litterateur rests on his philanthropic work to found a school for the deaf and his brief foray in letters among the so-called Hartford Wits. Born September 17, 1761...
...Messer, Asa Asa Messer was the third President of Brown University. He was born in Methuen, Massachusetts on 31 May 1769. He entered the Baptist college in Rhode Island, later named Brown University, as a sophomore in 1788, and graduated...
...Waddel, Moses Moses Waddel was born into an Irish immigrant family on 29 July 1770 in Rowan County (now Iredell County), North Car Olin, Stephen olina. He attended an outstanding Presbyterian school in that county, Clio's Academy...
...Alden, Timothy, Jr. Timothy Alden, Jr., founded Alleghany College (so spelled until 1833) in 1815 in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He was its first president and professor of oriental languages, ecclesiastical history, and theology until 1831...
...Shurtleff, Roswell Roswell Shurtleff was born in East Windsor (now Ellington), Connecticut, on 29 August 1773. His family moved to New Hampshire and he attended the preparatory academy in Chesterfield, New Hampshire and then taught...
...Field, George George Field was born in Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire and died at Syon Park Cottage, Isleworth, Middlesex on 28 September 1854. Educated at St Peter’s School, he left Berkhampstead for London at the age of eighteen in order...
...Davy, Humphry Humphry Davy was born in Penzance, Cornwall on 17 December 1778 and died in Geneva on 29 May 1829. His father was a wood-carver. Davy attended Penzance Grammar School 1784–92, and Truro Grammar School during 1793. In 1795 he...
...Hildreth, Richard Hildreth, Ezekiel Ezekiel Hildreth was born in Westford, Massachusetts on 18 July 1784. After preparing for college at Westford Academy, he attended Harvard University like several other Hildreths. One notable relative...
...Oastler, Richard Richard Oastler was born in Leeds on 20 December 1789 and died in Harrogate, Yorkshire on 22 August 1861. After early training as an architect, Oastler succeeded his father as steward of the Fixby Hall estate in his native...