Cuyler Cornelius C, Dd
Cuyler Cornelius C., D.D., born at Albany, N. Y., Feb. 15, 1783; graduated at Union College 1806; studied theology under the Reverend Drs. Livingston and Bassett; licensed 1808 in the Reformed Dutch Church; settled in Poughkeepsie 1808-1833, and from that year until his decease, Aug. 31, 1850 was pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia. Dr. Cuyler is represented as "an excellent model of diligence, fidelity, and wisdom," a man of strong and well-furnished mind, an earnest and effective preacher, an adept in the management of ecclesiastical business. His ministry was characterized by several powerful revivals of religion, in which his wisdom, zeal, and success were very conspicuous. His printed works consist of a number of occasional sermons, tracts, pamphlets, article for periodicals and essays upon special topics, e.g. the subjects of Baptism, the Atonement, the Purity of the Ministry, Capital Punishment, etc. —Sprague, Annals, 4:432.