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Horatio Balch Hackett

Horatio B. Hackett was born in 1808, a graduate of Phillips Academy (under John Adams). Oliver Wendell Holmes was one of his classmates. He was valedictorian of his class and went on to Amherst College, and again delivered the valedictory address. At Andover Theological Seminary he won many other academic awards. He served as Professor of Hebrew Literature at Brown University and went on to Newton Theological Institution. After travels and study in Europe and the Holy Land and 29 years oat...See more