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DANIELS, William Haven, author, born in Franklin, Massachusetts, 18 May 1836. He entered Wesleyan University, then traveled in Europe, became librarian in Northwestern University in 1866, and was professor of rhetoric in Illinois Wesleyan University in 1868-'9. He joined the Rock River conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1869, was a minister in Chicago, Illinois, in 1870-'4, then at River Forest, went to Europe with Dwight L. Moody, the revivalist, in 1875, became a supernumerary in 1876, and since 1881 has devoted himself to literature, and to the work of an evangelist, to enter upon which he resigned his connection with the New England conference in 1885. He is the author of " D. L. Moody and his Work" (London and Hartford, 1875); " That Boy: Who shall Have Him ?" (Cincinnati and London, 1878); " The Temperance Reform and its Great Reformers" (New York, 1878); "Moody, his Words, Work, and Works (1879)" "The Illustrated History of Methodism in the United States" (1880)" " Graduated with Honor" Memorials of Gilbert Haven" (Cincinnati, 1880); and "A Short History of the People called Methodist" (London, 1882).
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