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HOLLAND, Frederick West, clergyman, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 22 June, 1811. He was graduated at Harvard in 1831, and at the Cambridge divinity school in 1834, settled in Brooklyn, New York, in 1838, and was pastor in Rochester, New York, in 1843. He was appointed secretary of the American Unitarian association in 1847, but resigned in 1850 and went abroad, visiting Europe, Egypt, and Asia Minor. On his return in 1851, he lectured in New England and the middle states on " Palestine," " The Nile Territory," and "The Turkish Question." He has done much gratuitous work in the ministry, organized ten religious societies, and for several years was chaplain in institutions for criminals. He resides in Concord, Massachusetts He has contributed various articles to the publication of the New England historic-genealogical society, of which he is a member, and is the author of " Scenes in Palestine" (Boston, 1851).--His son, Frederic May, author, born in Boston, Massachusetts, 2 May, 1836, was graduated at Harvard in 1859, and in 1863 was ordained at Rockford, Illinois, as a Unitarian clergyman; but he has since ceased to preach. He has published "The Reign of the Stoics" (New York, 1879); "Stories from Robert Browning" (London, 1882); and "The Rise of Intellectual Liberty, from Thales to Copernicus" (New York, 1885). He is now (1887) writing a continuation of the last-named work.
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