Haskell, Daniel a Congregational minister, was: born at Preston, Conn., June, 1784. He graduated at Yale College, 1802; was installed pastor in Burlington,. Vt., April 10, 1810, where he remained until 1821, when he was made president of the University of Vermont. He resigned this office in 1824, and died Aug. 9, 1848. Mr. Haskell published an ordination sermon (1814); with the assistance of J. C. Smith, A Gazetteer of the United States (1843, 8vo); Chronological View of the World (1845, 12mo); and a few occasional discourses. He also edited McCulloch's Geographical Dictionary, published by the Harpers (1843-44). — Sprague, Annals, 2, 526.