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James Tift Champlin (1811–1882)

Champlin, James Tift. An American prose-writer; born in Colchester, CT, June 9, 1811; died in Portland, ME, March 15, 1882. He was a Baptist minister in Portland, ME, 1838–41; then professor of ancient languages at Colby University (Waterville, Maine), and its president 1857–73. A portion of his extensive writings are: ‘Text Book of Intellectual Philosophy’ (1860); ‘First Principles of Ethics’ (1861); ‘Constitution of the United States, with Brief Comments’ (1880).