Osgood, Sm, Dd
Osgood, S.M., D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Henderson, Jefferson County, N.Y., March 2, 1807. In his early manhood he resided in Cortland, N.Y., and: was one of the publishers of the Cortland Chronicle. int 1831 he came back to Watertown, and in 1834 received an appointment as missionary printer at Maul'mainu. Burmah. He returned to the United States in 1846, and performed, for a period of about twenty-nine years, most valuable service as one of the financial agents of the Missionary Union. He received, in 1860, an appointment as district secretary of the Missionary Union for the West, which he held until his death, at his home in Chicago, July 9, 1875. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 876. (J.C.S.)