at Toledo, Ohio, he united with the First Baptist Church at that place, May 27, 1859, and was an active and useful member for several years. He was chiefly instrumental in starting several mission schools and did a great amount of work for the cause of Christianity. He was preeminently "diligent in business, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord" by strict system and untiring industry. While he was private secretary to the superintendent of the Lake Shore road, he was requested to sell tickets after midnight on Saturday, or rather on Sunday morning. To this he refused to comply, and tendered his resignation, which, however, was not accepted, but his salary was increased $300 per annum, and he was not obliged to break the Sabbath. He studied for the ministry and was ordained April 20, 1864. He was chaplain of the 14th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the late war, receiving his commission from Gov. John Brough, July 8, 1864, to date from the 28th of May, 1864. Hew was pastor of the church of Huntington, Mass., where he did noble work. He was a zealous and efficient worker in every religious cause. He died at West Springfield, Mass., July 25, 1866, at the early age of 32 years, greatly beloved and lamented by a large circle of relatives and friends.
EDMUND ROWLAND. — Graduated at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., in 1857, and received the degree of A.M. in course on 1861. He was rector of the Episcopal church at New Bedford, Mass., for nine years, when he was called to Clifton, from thence to Cincinnati, O. About six years ago (1884) he was called to the rectorship of St. John's Church, Waterbury, Conn., where he now resides. He has been in the ministry of the Episcopal church for nearly thirty years.
JAMES S. DWIGHT. — In 1853 at the age of seventeen, he went to sea, sailing from Boston in the barque "Kate Hastings," Capt. James B. Hatch. Before he was twenty-five years of age he was master of a vessel. He took com-
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