Coit, Thomas Winthrop, Dd, Lld
Coit, Thomas Winthrop, D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal divine, was born at New London, Connecticut, June 28, 1803. He graduated from Yale College in 1821; became rector of St. Peter's, Salem, Massachusetts, in 1827; of Christ Church, Cambridge, in 1829; of Trinity Church, New Rochelle, N.Y., in 1839; afterwards of St. Paul's Church, Troy; president of Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky; professor of Trinity College, Hartford, in 1849; in Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Connecticut, in 1872, and remained in that position until his death, June 21, 1885. He was the author of, Theological Commonplace Book (1832, 1857): — Remarks on Norton's Statement of Reasons, etc. (1833): — Bible in Paragraphs (1834; an abridgment of Townsend's Chronological Bible, which he also edited in full, 1837): —
Puritanism (1844), besides frequent contributions to the journals of his denomination.