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BURROUGHS, Charles, clergyman, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 27 December, 1787; died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 5 March, 1868. He was graduated at Harvard in 1806, studied theology, was ordained a priest of the Protestant Episcopal church in 1812, and was rector of St. John's church, Portsmouth for nearly half a century. He was for thirty years president of the New Hampshire insane asylum; was for nearly forty years annually elected president of the Portsmouth athenaeum; was elected in 1842 corresponding member of the Massachusetts historical society, and was president of the general theological library of Boston from its establishment until his death. In 1833 the degree of D.D. was conferred upon him by Columbia. He published "Memoirs of Horace born Morse" (1829) and "The Poetry of Religion, trod Other Poems " (1851).
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