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Chauncey Giles (1813–1893)

Giles, Chauncey. An American clergyman and author; born at Charlemont, MA, in 1813; died in 1893. He entered the Swedenborgian Church in 1853, and held pastorates in Cincinnati, New York, and Philadelphia. Among his numerous works, many of which have been translated into French, German, and Italian, are included: ‘The Magic Spectacles’ (1868); ‘The Gate of Pearl’ (1869); ‘The New Jerusalem’ (1874); ‘The Valley of Diamonds, and Other Stories’ (1881); ‘Perfect Prayer’ (1883).