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Jackson, Samuel Cram, D.D.

a Congregational minister, son of Reverend Dr. William Jackson, was born at Dorset, Vermont, March 13, 1802. He graduated from Middlebury College in 1821, and studied for some time in the law school at New Haven, Conn.; graduated from Andover Theological Seminary in 1826; was ordained June 6 of the following year as pastor of West Church, in Andover, from which he was, dismissed in September 1850, and became assistant secretary of the State 'Board of Education, also acting librarian of the State Library, which office he held until 1877. He died July 26, 1878. Dr. Jackson published, Blessings of the Year, a sermon at West Andover, December 30, 1827: Funeral Discourse of Reverend S.G. Pierce, Methuen, May 10, 1839: Thanksgiving Sermon, November 28, 1839: The License Law Vindicated: Religious Principle a Source of Public Prosperity: The Massachusetts Election Sermon (1843). See Cong, Year-book, 1879, page 45.

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

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