Brown, Francis, Dd

Brown, Francis, D.D., as born at Chester, N. H., Jan. 11, 1784. He graduated at Dartmouth College, 1806, and a year after his graduation became tutor in the college, where he remained till 1809. He was ordained pastor in North Yarmouth, Me., in 1810. In 1815 he was elected president of Dartmouth College, and remained in this position until his death, July 27, 1820. He was made D.D. 1819 by Hamilton and Williams colleges. He published Calvin and Calvinism defended against certain injurious Representations contained in a Pamphlet entitled "A Sketch of the Life and Doctrine of the celebrated John Calvin" (1815); A Reply to the Rev. Martin Ruter's Letter relating to Calvin and Calvinism (1815); and several occasional sermons.-Sprague, Annals, ii, 516.

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