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ANDREWS, John, clergyman, born in Cecil County, Maryland, 4 April 1746; died in Philadelphia, 29 March 1813. He was educated at the Philadelphia College, and was ordained in London in February 1767. He left his parish in Queen Anne County, Maryland, on account of his loyalist sentiments, and taught a school in Yorktown, became principal of the Philadelphia Episcopal academy in 1785, and then professor of moral philosophy m the University of Pennsylvania, of which institution he was vice-provost until December 1810, and after that provost until his death. He was author of "Elements of Logic."
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