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George Edward Ellis (1814–1894)

Ellis, George Edward. An American clergyman, biographer, and historical writer; born in Boston, Aug. 8, 1814; died there, Dec. 20, 1894. He held the professorship of systematic theology in the Cambridge Divinity School, 1857–63, and was president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Among his publications may be noticed: ‘A Half-Century of the Unitarian Controversy’ (1857); ‘History of the Battle of Bunker’s Hill’ (1875); ‘The Red Man and the White Man’ (1882); ‘The Puritan Age and Rule in the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, 1629–85’; various memoirs, and several biographies in Sparks’s ‘American Biography.’