The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Hawes, Joel

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The American Cyclopædia
Hawes, Joel
Edition of 1879. See also the disclaimer.

HAWES, Joel, an American clergyman, born in Medway, Mass., Dec. 22, 1789, died at Gilead, Conn., June 5, 1867. He graduated at Brown university in 1813, and, after studying theology at Andover, was settled in the first Congregational church in Hartford, Conn., in 1818, where he became known as an able preacher and writer. He published “Lectures to Young Men” (Hartford, 1828), which has had a very large circulation in the United States and Great Britain; “Tribute to the Memory of the Pilgrims” (1830); “Memoir of Normand Smith” (1839); “Character Everything to the Young” (1843); “The Religion of the East” (1845); “Looking-Glass for the Ladies, or the Formation and Excellence of Female Character” (1845); “Washington and Jay” (1850); “An Offering to Home Missionaries” (1865); and numerous occasional sermons.