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Eames, James Henry, D.D.

a Protestant Episcopal minister, was born at Dedham, Massachusetts, November 29, 1814. The first two years of his college course were spent at King College, Bristol, Tennessee, and the last two at Brown University, where he graduated in 1839. He pursued his theological studies with Reverend John Bristed, of Bristol, R.I., was ordained deacon in December, 1841, and presbyter in 1842; was rector of Ascension Church, in Wakefield, for about four years, when he took charge of St. Stephen's Church in Providence, remaining there until 1850, and then engaged in missionary labor in Rhode Island; became rector of St. Paul's Church, Concord, N.H., in 1858, and held that position until his death, Which occurred in the harbor of Hamilton, Bermuda, December 10, 1877. For many years Dr. Eames was. chaplain to the asylum for the insane, and performed a large amount of missionary work in New Hampshire. Three times he travelled in Europe, and spent part of several winters in Bermuda. (J.C.S.)

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Eames, James Henry, D.D.'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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