Philologist; born in Stonington, Conn.
, Dec. 20, 1821; educated at Yale College; settled
in 1847, and held political offices till 1864; librarian of the Watkinson library of reference in Hartford
He was the author of The colonial records of Connecticut
(3 volumes); Historical notes on some provisions of the Connecticut statutes
; The defence of Stonington against a British squadron, August, 1814
; Historical notes on the Constitution of Connecticut
; Notes on forty Algonquin versions of the Lord's prayer
; The Blue laws of Connecticut and the false Blue laws invented by the Rev. Samuel Peters
; Indian names of places in and on the borders of the Connecticut, with interpretations
, etc. He died in Hartford, Conn.
, Aug. 5, 1897.