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NORTON, Herman, clergyman, born in New Hartford, New York, 2 July, 1799; died there, 20 November, 1850. He was graduated at Hamilton college in 1823, and ordained by the presbytery of Oneida, , 9 February, 1826. He was engaged as a revivalist in 1826-'30, as pastor of churches in New York and Cincinnati, Ohio, till 1838, and then as a supply and evangelist till 1843. He was secretary of the American Protestant society, and of the American and foreign Christian union in 1843-'50, residing in New York. His published works include " The Christian and Deist in Contrast "; "Record of Facts Concerning the Persecutions at Madeira"; "Signs of Danger and Promise" ; and " Startling Facts for American Protestants."
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