Gilman, Samuel, 1791-1858Alternative names
Unitarian minister in Charleston, S. C., and author of "Fair Harvard"; husband of noted author Caroline Howard Gilman.
From the description of Samuel Gilman letters [manuscript], 1826-1843. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019813
Gilman graduated from Harvard in 1811. He was a tutor at Harvard and was author of Fair Harvard.
From the description of Papers of Samuel Gilman, 1811-1952 (inclusive), 1811-1858 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77004850
Unitarian minister and author; husband of Caroline Howard Gilman, female editor of Southern Rose, a literary magazine in Charleston, S.C.; brother of Mrs. Ellis Gray Loring of Boston, Mass. Native of Gloucester, Mass.; graduated, 1811, from Harvard and served as tutor of mathematics there from 1817 to 1819; on 1 Dec. 1819, Gilman was ordained minister of the Second Independent Church of Charleston, S.C., a Unitarian church, and remained in that pastorate until his death, 9 Feb. 1858, in Kingston, Mass. Gilman's most famous poem, "Fair Harvard," was written in celebration of the University's 200th anniversary in 1836.
From the description of Samuel Gilman papers, 1828-1961. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 40760638
Samuel Gilman (1791-1858) was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard University from 1807 to 1811, and taught school in Boston from 1812-1817 in addition to working as a math tutor at Harvard in 1819. On December 1, 1819, Gilman was ordained minister of the Second Independent Church of Charleston, South Carolina, a Unitarian church. He also married Caroline Howard in December of 1819. Gilman remained in Charleston for the rest of his life, serving as chaplain of the Washington Light Infantry in Charleston for sixteen years. He also preached in the Unitarian Church in Savannah on numerous occasions. Gilman died while visiting his son-in-law in Kingston, Massachusetts, in 1858.
From the description of Samuel Gilman letters, 1832. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 79874692
American clergyman and author.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, S.C., to the Rev. John Pierpont, Jr., 1854 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567212
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