Bartlett, William

Bartlett, William one of the founders of the Theological School at Andover, Mass., was born in Newbury, Mass., Jan. 31, 1748. His gifts to the institution in whose prosperity he took a life-long interest were generous and timely. He endowed the chair of sacred rhetoric with a donation of twenty-five thousand dollars, and built the chapel, one of the large halls, and two professors' houses. For five or six years he paid tlhe president's salary, and gave largely towards the foundation of another professorship. He left also in his will fifty thousand dollars to the seminary. Mr. Bartlett died Feb. 8, 1841. (J. C. S.)

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