Payson, Edward (d. 1827)

PAYSON, Edward, D.D., graduated at Harvard college in 1803. He was ordained as the colleague of Mr. Kellogg in Portland in 1807, and continued in the ministry in that town till his death in 1827, aged 44. He possessed a high reputation as a preacher, and had repeated and earnest solicita tions to remove both to Boston, and New York. He published some addresses and sermons in his life time ; and since his death two volumes of his sermons have been published.
1. A General Biographical Dictionary, Comprising a Summary Account of the Most Distinguished Persons of All Ages, Nations and Professions, 1843, page 728.

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