Robbins, Thomas, 1777-1856

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Dates:
Birth 1777-08-11
Death 1856-09-13

Biographical notes:

Connecticut clergyman, educational reformer, and anitquarian, who served various Congregational pastorates in Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as missionary tours of Vermont, New York, and the Western Reserve of Ohio.

From the description of Speech draft, ca. 1830. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 53020629

Robbins was born in Norfolk, Connecticut, the son of the Reverend Ammi Ruhamah Robbins. He graduated from both Yale College and Williams College and studied theology and taught school in Sheffield and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He was minister at East Windsor (now South Windsor) and Stratford, Connecticut, and in Rochester, Massachusetts.

From the description of Thomas Robbins collection, 1792-1852. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 276839544

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Subjects:

  • Wills
  • Ships
  • Indians of North America--Government relations
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Weather
  • Cherokee Indians--Government relations
  • Cherokee Indians--Land tenure
  • Private libraries
  • Clergy
  • Book collectors
  • Military pensions--Revolution 1775-1783
  • Missionaries
  • African American schools

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  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • Connecticut--Hartford (as recorded)
  • Connecticut--East Windsor (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Santa Barbara (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Connecticut (as recorded)