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bMS 730

Boardman, Benjamin, 1731-1802. Sermons, 1769-1797. (bMS 730): A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 730
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Boardman, Benjamin, 1731-1802.
Title: Boardman, Benjamin, 1731-1802. Sermons, 1769-1797.
Date(s): 1769-1797
Date(s): 1758
Date(s): 1760
Date(s): 1762
Date(s): 1783
Date(s): 1776
Date(s): 1784.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: This collection consists of six sermons by Rev. Benjamin Boardman, given at various locations from 1769-1797.

Acquisition Information:

This collection was donated by Mrs. C. K. Hansen, 1923.

Processing Information:

Processed by Fran O'Donnell, 2014.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Boardman (1731-1802) was born at Glastonbury, Connecticut to Edward and Dorothy (Smith) Boardman. He graduated from Yale College in 1758 and was tutor there in 1760. In 1762 he was settled as pastor in Middle Haddam, Connecticut and remained there until 1783. He married Ann (Johnson), widow of Stephen Hosmer, Jr. Boardman served as a chaplain in the Revolutionary War. He was with Captain Comfort Sage's Troop of Horse from Middletown at the Lexington alarm, and was present at the Boston siege, 1775. He was chaplain of Colonel Durkee's Connecticut regiment in Washington's army in 1776. He was installed as the pastor of the Second Church of Christ in Hartford, Connecticut in 1784. He remained pastor of this church until his death in 1802. (from The History of the Second Church of Christ in Hartford, by Edwin Pond Parker.)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of six handwritten sermons which were delivered by Boardman between 1769 and 1797. Each sermon was given in several locations and on various dates, and that information is noted on each sermon.

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