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BOSTWICK, David, clergyman, born in New Milford, Connecticut, 8 January 1721 ; died in New York City, 12 November 1763. His ancestor, Arthur, immigrated from Cheshire, England, in 1668. David became a teacher in Newark academy, entered the ministry of the Presbyterian Church, was first settled over a congregation in Jamaica, L. I., 9 October 1745, and in May 1756, transferred by the synod to the Presbyterian Church in New York. His sermon on "Self disclaimed and Christ exalted" was published in 1758. In 1761 he published all " Account of the Life, Death, and Character of President Davies," prefixed to a sermon of the latter on the death of George II. A " Vindication of Infant Baptism," containing the substance of several of his sermons, was published after his death and reprinted in London in 1765.
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