Flint, James, Dd
Flint, James, D.D.
a Unitarian minister, was born at Reading, Massachusetts, December 10, 1779. He studied under the Reverend Eliab Stone, and graduated from Harvard College in 1802; was engaged for a year or two as principal of an academy at Andover; then became a student of theology under the Rev. Joshua Bates, of Dedham. In due time he was licensed to preach; was ordained pastor of the Congregational society in East Bridgewater, October 29, 1806; resigned in 1821; was installed September 19 of that year over the East Society in Salem, and died there, March 4, 1855. His publications consisted chiefly of single sermons. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 8:407.