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ELIOT— BLLICOTT.

e was Tutor in Mathe- Harvard, 1854-58; As- rofessor of Mathematics aistry, 1858-61; of Che- J61-63 ; Professor of Che- the Massachusetts In- rechnology, 1865-69 ; and in President of Harvard ^. In conjunction with orer he has written a of Inorganic Chemistry," a " Manual of Qualitative Analysis/' 1869, besides mtributions to scientific

Samuel, LL.D., born in )C. 22, 1821. He graduated i College in 1839 ; was for \ engaged in mercantile in Boston, and subse- ravelled in Europe. In iblished some " Passages iistory of Liberty," that aded to form a part of a of Liberty," which he tated for several years, instalment appeared in ler the title of "The Bome," altered to that >ry of Liberty, Part I., at Bomans ;" followed in Part II., "The Early ." In 1856 he published al of the United States (tween the years 1792 and id in 1880 a selection of For Children." He was of History and Political L Trinity College, Hart- i 1856 to 1864, and Pre- bhe College from 1860 to 1871-3 he was Lecturer d; from 1872-76 Head- Girls' High School in md from 1878 to 1880 ident of the Boston lools.

)TT, The Right Rev. John, D.D., Bishop of

  • and Bristol, was born

1819, at Whitwell, near of which parish his father, Charles Spencer EUicott,

. He received his early

at Oakham and Stamford

schools, and then proceeded to Ca bridge, where he graduated B. with honours in 1841, and in elected a Fellow of St. John's O lege. In 1842 he carried off t first Member's prize, and in the I lowing year the Hulsean prize " The History and Obligation of t Sabbath." In 1848 he was collat to the rectory of Pilton, in Rutlao shire, but he resigned this sm living ten years later on bei: chosen to succeed Dr. Trench, t present Archbishop of Dublin, Professor of Divinity in King's C lege, London. In 1859 he was s pointed Hulsean Lecturer, and the following year was elect Hulsean Professor of Divinity the University of Cambridge. T Hulsean Lectures for 1860 " On t Life of our Lord Jesus Christ " d played profound theological eru< tion, and showed that their autb possessed a critical knowledge the Greek language. They i tracted much attention even I yond the limits of the universil and it became obvious that Dr. £1 cott would be selected for hij preferment in the church. He w nominated by the Crown to t Deanery of Exeter in 1861, and 1863 to the united sees of Gloucest and Bristol, which had been vacat by the translation of Bishop Tho] son to York. A principal feature Bishop Ellicott's episcopate is sa to be his heartjr sympathy with t clergy of different theologic " schools of thought." To him t diocese of Gloucester and Brisi owes its Theological College, ai the city of Bristol its " Church A Fund " for supplying spiritual he of a missionary kind to its ov€ grown parishes. He has also ins tuted a plan of issuine every yeai Pastoral Letter, in which he coi ments on passing ecclesiastic events, without waiting to deal wi them for the first time in a Trienni Charge. His lordship takes an s tive part in the deliberations of t Upi)er House of the Convocation