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FARRAR, Samuel, lawyer, born in Lincoln, Massachusetts, in 1784 died in Andover, Massachusetts, 13 May 1864. He was graduated at Harvard in 1797, and was tutor there in 1800. He then studied law, and soon afterward began practice in Andover. He was one of the chief founders of the Andover theological seminary, and for thirty-eight years was treasurer of that institution and of Phillips academy, devoting a large share of his salary to their support. He was the first president of the Andover bank, and held the office thirty years.
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