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BROWN, John Newton, clergyman, born in New London, Connecticut, 29 June, 1803 ; died in Germantown, Pennsylvania, 15 May, 1868. He was graduated at the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution (now Madison University), Hamilton, New York, in 1823. For a year he preached in Buffalo, New York, and then became pastor of the 1st Baptist church in Providence, Rhode Island, after which he had charge of churches in Malden, Massachusetts, and in Exeter, New Hampshire In 1833 he removed to Boston, where he edited the "Encyclopaedia of Religious Knowledge " (Brattleboro, 1835), which was republished in England. From 1838 till 1845 he was professor of theology and ecclesiastical history in the New Hampton Theological Institution, New Hampshire ; but the failure of his health compelled him to go south. He was pastor of a church in Lexington, Virginia, from 1845 till 1849, and was subsequently editorial secretary of the American Baptist Publication Society and editor of the "Christian Chronicle" and the "National Baptist." The remainder of his life was spent in the service of this society, for which he edited the works of Bunyan and Fuller and Fleetwoods "Life of Christ." The Baptist articles of faith called the "New Hampshire Confession" were prepared by him and revised in 1852. One of his best efforts was a translation of the "Dies Irae," and he published " Emily and other Poems" (1840).
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