The New Student's Reference Work/Lawrence, Amos

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676907The New Student's Reference Work — Lawrence, Amos

Lawrence, Amos, a distinguished philanthropist and brother of Abbott, was born in 1786 and died in 1852. Having acquired an immense fortune, he devoted over, $700,000 to charities and donations, benefiting among other institutions Kenyon and Williams Colleges and Bangor Theological Seminary. His son published his Life and Correspondence.