Dexter, Henry Martyn, Dd
Dexter, Henry Martyn, D.D.
an eminent Congregational minister, was born at Plympton, Mass.. Aug. 13, 1821. He graduated from Yale College in 1840, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1844. He then became pastor of a church in Manchester, N.H., and in 1849 of what is now Berkeley Street Church, Boston. In 1851 he became connected with the Congregationalist, and in 1867 its editor. He died at New Bedford, November 13, 1890. A complete list of his writings will be found in Appletons' Cyclop. of Amer. Biography, s.v. His chief work is Congregationalism as Seen in its Literature (1880), which has a bibliography of 7500 titles. At the time of his death he had nearly completed a History of the Pilgrims, in the preparation of which he visited England seventeen times.