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Woodbridge at Harvard

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To the Editors of the CRIMSON:

Do your readers know that Benjamin Woodbridge was the first graduate of Harvard College? He left England, when a boy, for America in 1629, and was Harvard's first student in 1642, Returning to England, when a young man, he became Rector of Newbury, which living he held for the first two years of Charles H's reign. He refused to conform and became the Minister of the United Presbyterians and Independents. Until his death in 1864 he was revered as "a wholly able and painful minister." G. B. Suggett   Newbury, Berks.   England

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