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Stephen Sewall (1734–1804)

Sewall, Stephen. An American Hebrew scholar; born in York, ME, April 4, 1734; died in Boston, July 23, 1804. He became librarian and instructor at Harvard College (1762), and professor of Hebrew (1764–85). He published a ‘Hebrew Grammar’ (1763); ‘A Funeral Oration in Latin on Edward Holyoke’ (1769); ‘The Scripture Account of the Shechinah’ (1794); and left a manuscript ‘Chaldee and English Dictionary,’ now preserved in Harvard College Library.