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LINSLEY, Joel Hervey, clergyman, born in Cornwall, Vermont, 16 July, 1790; died in Greenwich, Connecticut, 22 March, 1868. He was graduated at Middlebury in 1811, was tutor there in 1812-'13, admitted to the bar in 1815, and, after practising with success for seven years, studied theology at Andover seminary, was licensed to preach, and became a domestic missionary in South Carolina. He was pastor of the 1st Presbyterian church of Hartford in 1824-'31, afterward of the Park street Presbyterian church in Boston, and in 1835-'45 was president of Marietta college, raising a large endowment for that institution. He was subsequently agent of the Society for the aid of western colleges, and from 1847 till his death was pastor of the 2d Congregational church, Greenwich, Connecticut
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