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Eliphalet Nott, president of Union College for sixty-two years, dies in Schenectady, New York.

Eliphalet Nott
01/29/1866

Eliphalet Nott had been born in Connecticut and graduated from Brown University.  He became a Presbyterian clergyman, headed a congregation in Albany, New York and in 1804 became the president of Union College in Schenectady, New York.  He remained as Union president up to his death, sixty-two years later. and along the way became a well-known scientist researching heat.  (By John Osborne)

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"Nott, Eliphalet, D.D., LL.D." The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 553.

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