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Shurtleff, Roswell, 1773-1861



  • 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:

Christ Church in Hanover vote

Mss 805471
Identifier: Mss 805471
Overview In English.

Christ Church records of a meeting

Mss 810413.1
Identifier: Mss 810413.1
Overview In English.

Church Committee letter

Mss 801375
Identifier: Mss 801375
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
Identifier: Mss 811407
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
Identifier: Mss 815540
Overview In English.

Dr. S. Farnsworth letter

Mss 811525
Identifier: Mss 811525
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
Identifier: Mss 810363.1
Overview In English.

E. Porter letter

Mss 803610
Identifier: Mss 803610
Overview In English.

Ebenezer Porter letter

Mss 817425.1
Identifier: Mss 817425.1
Overview In English.

Elisha Rockwood letter

Mss 811313
Identifier: Mss 811313
Scope and Contents Three-page personal letter from Elisha Rockwood in Westborough to Roswell Shurtledd in Hanover, New Hampshire informing him that Mr. Osgood has admitted to the president that he wrote the letters.