Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Appleton, Nathaniel

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APPLETON, Nathaniel, clergyman, b. in Ipswich, Mass., 9 Dec., 1693; d. in Cambridge, Mass., 9 Feb., 1784. He was educated at Harvard, taking his degree in 1712, studied theology, and was ordained 9 Oct., 1717, succeeding Mr. Brattle as Congregational minister. From 1717 to 1779 he was one of the corporation of Harvard university. He published sermons and occasional discourses.