Miller, Samuel(1769–1850) Protestant clergyman, educator; born near Dover, Del. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania and held Presbyterian pastorates in New York City before becoming a professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, which he helped found. In a long scholarly life he published widely on religion and history, including Thoughts on Public Prayer (1849).
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