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UPHAM, Thomas Cogswell, American clergyman and educator: b. Deerfield, N. H. 30 Jan. 1799; d. New York, 2 April 1872, although his residence was Kennc bunkport, Me. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1818 and Andover Theological Seminary in 1821 he served two years as assistant in Hebrew in the seminary. From 1823-25 he was associate pastor of the Congregational Church in Rochester, N. H. In 1825 he became professor of mental and moral philosophy in Bowdoin College, where he served until 1867. He was one of the very earliest advocates of International peace by peace tribunals. He was a voluminous author. The most important works from his pen are 'Ratio Disciplina, or the Constitution of the Congregational Churches' (1829); 'Manual of Peace' (1830) ; 'Philosophical and Practical Treatise on the Will' (1834 and several later editions) ; 'Elements of Mental Philosophy' (2 vols. 1839), An Abridged Ed. (1864); 'Out

lines of Disordered Mental Action' (1840); 'Life and Religious Experience of Madame Guyon' (1847, 2 vols., 1851) 'Life of Faith' (1848, 1859) ; 'Principles of the Interior or Hidden Life' (published in 10 editions) ; 'A Treatise. on the Divine Union' (1851); 'Re ligious Maxims' (1854); 'Life of Madame Catharine Adorna' (1856); 'Letters "'Esthetic, and Moral, written from Europe, Egypt and Palestine' (1855; 2d ed., 1857); 'A Method of Prayer An Analysis of the Work so En titled by Madame Guyon' (1859); 'The Abso lute Religion' (posthumous 1872). He also won the prize for his production on 'The Con gress of Nations' (1840), and translated Jahn's 'Biblical Archmology' (1819 which passed through at least 12 subsequent editions.