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Orville Dewey (1794-1882) was born and died in Sheffield, Mass. He graduated from Williams College in 1814, and Andover Seminary in 1819. Shortly after, he became an Unitarian, and served as minister at the following churches: Federal Street Church (Boston, Mass.), 1821-1823; First Church (New Bedford, Mass.), 1822-1833; Second Congregational Church (New York, N.Y.), 1835-1848; New South Church (Boston, Mass.), 1857-1861. Dewey received an honorary D.D. from Harvard in 1839. He was president of the American Unitarian Association from 1845 to 1847, and preached and lectured extensively; some of his published works include: _Discourses on Human Life_ (N.Y., 1841); _On Experimental Religion_ (Boston, 1842); _On American Morals and Manners_ (Boston, 1844); and many others.

From the description of Correspondence, 1837-1885. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259295

Unitarian minister; graduated from Williams College, 1814, and Andover Seminary, 1819; agent, American Education Society, 1819-1820; ministered to the Congregational Church in Gloucester, Mass., 1820-1821; assisted Channing at Federal St. Church, Boston, 1821-1823; served as minister at First Church, New Bedford, Mass. (1823-1833), Second Congregational Church (Church of the Messiah), New York (1835-1848), and New South Church, Boston (1857-1861); fourth president of the American Unitarian Association, 1845-1847; first clerical member of the Artists' Club (or Club of XXI) of New York; founder of the Employment Society.

From the description of Papers, 1819-1882 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 181964339

Orville Dewey (1794-1882) was born in Sheffield, Massachusetts, and graduated from Williams College in 1814, Andover Seminary in 1819, and was awarded a DD from Harvard Divinity School in 1839. He served as the pastor of the Congregational Church in Gloucester, Massachusetts, for one year before becoming a Unitarian. He then went on to serve as the minister of the Federal Street Church in Boston (1821-23), the First Church in New Bedford Massachusetts (1823-33), the Second Congregational Church (later Church of the Messiah ) in New York City (1835-48), and the New South Church in Boston (1857-61). Dewey was one of the founders of the Employment Society, which was the first organized attempt to help the city's poor. He also served as the fourth president of the American Unitarian Association from 1845 to 1847. His publications include a series of lectures given at the Lowell Institute, which included The Problem of Human Destiny (1864), Discourses on Various Subjects (1835), and The Old World and The New (1836).

From the guide to the Papers, 1819-1882., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

American clergyman and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, to the Rev. John Pierpont, Jr., 1856 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517735

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