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SANDERSON, Joseph, clergyman, born in Bally-bay, County Monaghan, Ireland, 23 May, 1823. He was graduated at the Royal college, Belfast, in 1845, came to this country the next year, and was classical teacher in Washington institute, New York city, in 1847-'9. He then studied theology, was licensed to preach in 1849, and became pastor of the Associate Presbyterian church in Providence, Rhode Island In 1853-'69 he occupied the pull)it of a Presbyterian church in New York city. He was acting pastor of the Congregational church at Saugatuck, Connecticut, in 1872-'8, assistant editor of the '" Homiletic Monthly" in 1881-'3, and has edited the "Pulpit Treasury" since 1883. He has published "Jesus on the Holy Mount" (New York, 1869), and " Memorial Tributes" (1883).
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