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HALLAM, Robert Alexander, clergyman, born in New London, Connecticut, 30 September, 1807; died there, 4 January, 1877. He was graduated at Yale in 1827, and at the General theological seminary, New York, in 1832. He was rector of St. Andrew's church, Meriden, Connecticut, for over two years, and of St. James's church, :New London, Connecticut, from 1835 until his death. He was a delegate to the general convention continuously from 1850 till 1868, and member of the standing committee of the diocese of Connecticut from 1846 till 1872. In 1853 he received the degree of S. T. D. from Trinity college. Dr. Hallam was an original thinker and an interesting writer. His specialty in the pulpit was the expounding of peculiar texts. He is the author of "Lectures on the Morning Prayer" (Philadelphia. 1850-'1); "Sketches of Travel in Europe" and "Lectures on Moses" (New York, 1869); "Sovereigns of Judah" (1877); and "Annals of St. James's, New London."
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