Nott, Samuel (2)
Nott, Samuel (2), a noted American missionary of the Congregational Church, was born at Franklin. Conn., in 1788; was educated at Union College, class of 1808; and studied divinity at Andover Theological Seminary, where he graduated in 1810. He was ordained Feb. 6, 1812, and went out to India with the first band of missionaries sent to that country by the American Board of Foreign Missions. He returned from India in 1816, and taught in New York until 1822. In 1823 he became pastor at Galway, N. Y.; in 1829 he removed to Wareham, Mass., where he preached until 1849, and then taught for one year. He died at Hartford, Conn., June 1, 1869. Mr. Nott wrote, Sixteen Years' Preaching and Procedure at Wareham, Mass. (1845, 8vo): — Slavery and the Remedy, etc. (1856, 8vo).