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ABBOT, Benjamin, educator, born about 1762" died in Exeter, New Hampshire, 25 October, 1849. He was graduated at Harvard in 1788, received the degree of LL.D. from Dartmouth in 1811, and took charge of Phillips academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, which he conducted until 1838. Among the pupils under his training were Daniel Webster, Edward Everett, Lewis Cuss, Jared Sparks, George Bancroft, and John G. Palfrey.
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