Shurtleff, Roswell, 1773-1861

Shurtleff, Roswell, 1773-1861

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1773 - 1861

Biography

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 87 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Marsh letter

Mss 817116
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817116
Date(s): 1817-01-16
Abstract

In English.

Christ Church in Hanover vote

Mss 805471
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 805471
Date(s): 1805-08-21
Abstract

In English.

Christ Church records of a meeting

Mss 810413.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 810413.1
Date(s): 1810-07-13
Abstract

In English.

Church Committee letter

Mss 801375
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 801375
Date(s): 1801-06-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Church Committee of Salsbury to R. Shurtleff asking him to come to Salisbury to Preach and discuss taking church there permanently.

Church of Christ at Dartmouth College letter

Mss 811407
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811407
Date(s): 1811-07-07
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College to Roswell Shurtleff, asking him to announce communion for next Sunday. Signed by Caleb Fuller, moderator.

Dartmouth College Library catalog

Mss 815540
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 815540
Date(s): 1815-09-
Abstract

In English.

David Hibbard letter

Mss 835474
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 835474
Date(s): 1835-08-24
Abstract

In English.

Dr. S. Farnsworth letter

Mss 811525
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 811525
Date(s): 1811-09-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from Dr. S. Farnsworth to Rev. Roswell Shurtleff, thanking him for his interest in Farnsworth's son Benjamin and begging him to influence the boy to have outside interests, exercise and not devote all his time to religion.

E. Dunbar letter

Mss 810363.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 810363.1
Date(s): 1810-04-13
Abstract

In English.

E. Porter letter

Mss 803610
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 803610
Date(s): 1803-11-10
Abstract

In English.