See also:historical writer and lecturer, was
See also:born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on the 27th of
See also:December 181o . He was the
See also:nephew of Nathan
See also:Lord (1792–187o),
See also:president of Dartmouth
See also:College from 1828 to 1863 . He graduated at Dartmouth in 1833, and at
See also:Andover Theological Seminary in 1837 . His course at the Seminary was interrupted by a
See also:period of teaching—at
See also:Connecticut (1834), and at Norwich (1834–1835)—and by a tour in 1836 through New
See also:York and
See also:Ohio, in which he lectured on the dark ages . He was
See also:agent and lecturer for the American Peace Society (1837-1839), and for a brief
See also:time was a Congregational pastor in turn at New Marlboro and West
See also:Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and at
See also:Utica, New York . About 184o he became a professional lecturer on
See also:history . He lectured extensively for fifty years, especially in the
See also:United States and
See also:Great Britain, and introduced, with success, the
See also:day lecture . He was lecturer on history in Dartmouth from 1869 to 1876 . He received, in 1864, the degree of LL.D. from the University of the City of New York . From 1854 he made his home in Stamford, Connecticut, where he died on the 15th of December 1894 . His
See also:works include, besides several school and college histories, The Old
See also:Roman States and Empires (1869); Two German Giants:
See also:Frederick the Great and Bismarck (1885); and Beacon
See also:Lights of History (8 vols., 1884–1896), his chief contribution to historical literature . See The
See also:Life of
See also:John Lord (1896) by Rev .
See also:Alexander S . Twombley, D . D . (in " Beacon Lights of History "), which is based chiefly upon Lord's Reminiscences of Fifty Years in the Lecture
See also:Field .
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