Payson, Seth (1758-1820)

PAYSON, Seth, D.D., a congregational minister of New-Hampshire, born in 1758, and graduated at Harvard college, in 1777. He was ordained at Rindge in that state, December 4, 1782, where he remained till his death, which took place, February 26, 1820. Dr. Seth Payson was esteemed a man of talents and a good preacher. He published two fast sermons ; two funeral sermons ; and an ordination sermon. He also published a small volume on illuminism, being an abstract of Robinsou and Barruel.
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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