Bouton, Nathaniel Dd
Bouton, Nathaniel D.D., a Congregational minister, was born at Norwalk, Conn., June 20, 1799. From Yale College he entered the theological seminary at Andover, Mass., where he finished the course in 1824. March 23, 1825, he was settled over the First Congregational Church in Concord, N. H., with which he remained forty-two years. His residence continued in Concord, where he died, June 6, 1878. He was much interested in historical studies, and published while in the pastorate a valuable history of Concord. He was early the president of the State Historical Society, and edited two volumes of its collections. In August, 1866, he was appointed editor and compiler of the provincial records of New Hampshire, and in that capacity issued ten volumes of Provincial Papers, from 1867 to 1877. He also published over thirty sermons and addresses, and a few other volumes. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1878.