Philadelphia:, Published by J. Crissy, 177, Chesnut Street, Opposite the State House. (J. Crissy and G. Goodman, Printers): 1822 (c1822) 1822
Item Number: 17682
"Ezra Stiles Ely, 1786-1861, an Old School Presbyterian minister. ""He graduated at Yale College in 1803. His theological Studies were pursued under his father, the Rev. Z. Ely. In 1806 he was ordained, and installed as pastor of the church in Colchester, Conn., which he left some time after to become chaplain to the New York City Hospital. In 1811 the Old Pine Street Church, Philadelphia, became vacant. Its pulpit had been filled by the most eloquent ministers of the day, and it was necessary to choose a man of commanding intellect and power. The choice fell most wisely upon... View More...