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Breck, Daniel, 1748-1845



  • Existence: 1748 - 1845

The Reverend Daniel Breck was a graduate of the College of New Jersey, 1774, and had been a chaplain with the Revolutionary expedition to Canada in 1775. His theological training was of the best and the most orthodox for the time; he had been a student of Joseph Bellamy, friend and disciple of Jonathan Edwards.He was ordained in November 1779 as paster of the church in Topsfield, Massachusetts, where he continued until May 1788, when he removed to Hartland, becoming its first settled minister on Nov. 11, 1789.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Church of Hartland, VT letter

Mss 804526.1
Identifier: Mss 804526.1
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