Smith, George (2), Dd

Smith, George (2), D.D.

an English Congregational divine, was born at Poplar, near London, July 31, 1803. After a course of theological instruction, he was sent out to preach under the direction of the "Tent Mission," and in 1827 was ordained pastor of Hanover Chapel, Liverpool. In 1834 he was settled over the New Tabernacle, Plymouth, and in 1842 removed to London as pastor of Trinity Chapel, where for twenty-eight years he preached with great acceptance. He died February 19, 1870. Many large schools, both Sunday and day, were built, and still remain a monument of his labors. Dr. Smith was elected secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society. He was also a director of the London Missionary Society, and secretary of the Irish Evangelical Society and Congregational Union. His published works are, The Pentateuch: Prayers for Domestic Use: The Origin of Language: — The Spiritual Life. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1871, page 346.

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