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KELLOGG, Elijah, clergyman, born in Portland, Maine, 20 May, 1813. He was graduated at Bowdoin in 1840, and at Andover theological seminary in 1843. The next year he was ordained pastor of the Congregational church in Harpswell, Maine, and in 1855-'65 he was chaplain of the Boston seaman's friend society. Since the latter date he has for the most part been engaged in writing juvenile books. He has also delivered various lectures, and is the author of the popular " Address of Sparticus to the Gladiators." His books include "The Elm Island Series" (Boston, 1868-'70); "Pleasant Cove Series" (1870-'4); " Whispering Pine Series" (1871-'3); "Good Old Times Series" (1877-'82); and "The Forest Glen Series" (1878).
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