Todd, John (2), Dd

Todd, John (2), D.D.

an eminent Congregational minister, was born at Rutland, Vt., Oct. 9, 1800; graduated at Yale College in 1822, spent four years at the Andover Theological Seminary, and was ordained and settled at Groton in 1827. He was settled over the Edwards Church, Northampton, Mass., in 1833; the First Congregational Church, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1836; and the First Congregational Church, Pittsfield, Mass., from 1842 to 1872. He died in Pittsfield, Aug. 24, 1873. He was one of the founders of the Mount Holvoke Female Seminary, and for several years president of the trustees of the Young Ladies Institute of Pittston. His degree of D.D. was conferred upon him by Williams College in 1845. The following are some of his numerous publications: Lectures to Children (Northampton, 1834, 16mo), with translations and extended circulation: —Student's Manual (ibid. 1835, 12mo): —Index Rerum (ibid. 1834, 4to): —'Sabbath-school Teacher (ibid. 1836, 12mo): — Truth Made Simple (ibid. 1839, 18mo): — The Young Man (ibid. 1843, 18mo): — Simple Sketches (Pittsfield, 1843, 2 vols. 16mo): — Stories on the Shorter Catechism (Northampton, 1850-51, 2 vols. 18mo): —The Daughter at School (ibid. 1854,12mo): —Questions on the Lives of the Patriarchs (ibid. 1855,18mo): —Questions on the Life of Moses; Questions on the Books of Joshua and Judges (ibid. 1853): — The Bible Companion (Phila. 18mo):Future Punishment (N. Y. 1863, 32mo): —Hints and Thoughts for Christians (ibid. 1867, 12mo): — Woman's Rights (ibid. 1867, 18mo, 27 p.) Hints and Thoughts for Christians (Lond. 1869, 12mo): — Old-fashioned Lives (1870). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; John Todd, the Story of his Life, etc. (N. Y. 1876, 16mo).

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