Hartwell, Jesse (2), Dd
Hartwell, Jesse (2), D.D.
an eminent Baptist minister, was born at New Marlborough, Massachusetts, in 1794. He graduated with high rank from Brown University in 1819; for two years thereafter was principal of the University Grammar-school in Providence, pursuing at the same time his theological studies. He was ordained at Providence in 1821, and in 1823 went to South Carolina, and became an instructor in the Furman Theological Seminary, supplying vacant pulpits as opportunity presented. Subsequently he was settled as a clergyman in Alabama, and was an instructor in theology in what is known as Howard College, in that state. For several years he resided in Arkansas, where, as a preacher and teacher, he did good service. He became, in 1855, president of what was known as the Mt. Lebanon University, in Louisiana, and died there, September 16, 1865. (J.C.S.)