Robbins, Chandler, Dd (2)
Robbins, Chandler, D.D.
a Unitarian minister, was born at Lynn, Massachusetts, February 14, 1810. He graduated from Harvard College in 1829, and from the Cambridge Divinity School in 1833. He was ordained December 4 of that year pastor of the Second Church, Boston, as the successor of Ralph Waldo Emerson. This was his only pastorate, and; continued for forty-one years. He died at Weston, Massachusetts, September 11, 1882. Among his published writings are A History of the Second Church in Boston, with Lives of Increase and Cotton Mather, and several sermons. He edited the works of Henry Ware, Jr. (4 volumes), compiled The Social Hymn-book, and a Hymn-book for Christian Worship. See Boston Advertiser, September 12, 1882. (J.C.S.)