Home, Thomas Hartwell, Dd

Home, Thomas Hartwell, D.D.

a minister of the Church of England, was born in London, October 20, 1780. He was a scholar at Christ's Hospital, but did not attend the university. He was a barrister's clerk for many years; was ordained in 1819, and did parochial duty in London, chiefly at St. James's Church, Westmoreland Street, Marylebone; held an important literary appointment in the British Museum for a long time; and in 1833 the archbishop of Canterbury appointed him to his city rectory, a position which he held at the time of his death, January 27, 1862. Dr. Horne was an author and editor of considerable celebrity. Among his works may be mentioned, An Introduction to the Critical Study of the Holy Scriptures, by which he is chiefly known, SEE INTRODUCTIONS: — A Compendium of the Admiralty Laws and Regulations of the Court of Admiralty: — An Illustrated Record of Important Events (in conjunction with Dr. Gillies and professor Shakespeare): — Deism Refuted: — Willis's Itinerary: Jewish and Christian Privileges Compared: — Potts's Law Dictionary: — Murphy's Arabian Antiquities of Spain: — Crosby's Gazetteer: — Van Leenween's Commentaries on the Dutch Law. For other ecclesiastical and Scriptural works see Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1862, page 741.

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