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Shurtleff, Roswell, 1773-1861

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1773 - 1861

Roswell Shurtleff was born on August 29, 1773, in Ellington, Connecticut. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1799. From 1800 to 1804, Shurtleff was a tutor at the College, after which he began his study of divinity. After being ordained an evangelist in 1810, Shurtleff became the pastor of the Congregational Church at Dartmouth College, as well as College librarian. He began teaching at the College as professor of moral philosophy and political economy in 1827, a position he held until 1838, when he became professor emeritus. Shurtleff died on February 4, 1861, in Hanover, NH.

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Abner Phelps letter

Mss 811317
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811317
Scope and Contents Letter from Abner Phelps of Belchertown to Roswell Shurtleff, enquiring about Mr. Porter and suggesting that Dartmouth College give Justus Forward an honorary degree.

Abraham Burnham letter

Mss 806118
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806118
Overview In English.

Absalom Peters letter

Mss 819155
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819155
Overview In English.

Amos Avery Brewster et. al letter

Mss 817201
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817201
Overview In English.

Articles of neglect

Mss 806478
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 806478
Overview In English.

B. Silliman letter

Mss 814475
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 814475
Scope and Contents Letter from B. Silliman of New Haven to Prof. Shurtleff, advises addressee that he has been elected a member of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. Incloses printed Constitution of said Academy.

Benjamin Joseph Gilbert et.al. letter

Mss 804508
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 804508
Overview In English.

Benjamin Joseph Gilbert et. al. letter

Mss 804508.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 804508.1
Overview In English.

Charles Marsh letter

Mss 811402.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811402.1
Scope and Contents Two-page letter fro Charles Marsh in Woodstock to Roswell Shurtleff giving advice concernint Shurtleff's co-operation with the Presbytery.

Charles Marsh letter

Mss 817116
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817116
Overview In English.