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Eliphalet Nott (1773–1866)

Nott, Eliphalet. An American clergyman and educator; born at Ashford, CT, June 25, 1773; died at Schenectady, NY, Jan. 29, 1866. After holding Presbyterian pastorates in Cherry Valley and Albany, NY, he became president of Union College (1804–66). His chief works are: ‘Counsels to Young Men’ (1810), and ‘Lectures on Temperance’ (1847). His funeral sermon on the death of Alexander Hamilton was famous, and in the school readers for many years.