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ABBOTT, Edward, journalist, born in Farmington, Maine, 15 July, 1841. He is the fourth son of Jacob Abbott, was graduated at the University of the City of New York in 1860, and afterward studied at Andover theological seminary. In 1862 and 1863 he was with the United States sanitary commission of the Army of the Potomac. On 28 July, 1863, he was ordained to the ministry of the Congregational church, and until 1865 he was chaplain of the City institutions, Boston. He became pastor of Stearn's chapel (now Pilgrim church) in 1865, and remained there until 1869, when he became associate editor of the "Congregationalist," retaining the place until 1878. He then transferred his ecclesiastical relation to the Protestant Episcopal church, and took charge of St. James parish, Cambridge. In the same year he undertook the editorship of the "Literary World." He has published "The Baby's Things" (New York, 1871); " The Conversations of Jesus" (Boston, 1875); "A Paragraph History of the United States" (1875); "A Paragraph History of the Revolution" and "Revolutionary Times" (1876); "The Long-Look Books" (3 vols., 1877-'80); "Pilgrim Lesson Papers" (1872-'74); and " Abbott's Young Christian," edited with a life of the author (New York, 1882), and contributed largely to periodical literature.
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