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CLARK, Nathaniel George, clergyman, born in Calais, Vermont, 18 January, 1825. He was graduated at the University of Vermont in 1845, and was tutor there from 1849 till 1850. After studying theology at Andover, and Auburn, where he was graduated in 1852, he became professor of English literature in the University of Vermont, and retained the chair till 1863. He was ordained on 13 October, 1857, and from that year occupied also the chair of Latin. He was professor of logic, rhetoric, and English literature at Union from 1863 till 1866, when he became secretary of the American board of commissioners for foreign missions. Mr. Clark has travelled extensively through Europe, Egypt, and Palestine. Union College gave him the degree of D. D. in 1867, and the University of Vermont that of LL.D. in 1875. He is a trustee of Holyoke seminary, and of Wellesley College. Besides essays on missionary work, he has published "Elements of the English Language" (New York, 1863).
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