DURYEA, JOSEPH TUTHILL: Congregationalist; b. at Jamaica, N. Y., Dec. 9, 1832; d. at Boston, Mass., May 17, 1898. He was graduated at the College of New Jersey in 1855 and Princeton Theological Seminary in 1859. He was then pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, Troy, N. Y. (1859-62), Collegiate Reformed Dutch Church, New York City (1862-67), Classon Avenue Presbyterian Church, Brooklyn (1867-79), Central Congregational Church, Boston, Mass. (1879-95), and First Reformed Dutch Church Brooklyn (1895-98). During the Civil War he took an active interest in the work of the Christian and Union commissions, and in the furtherance of their cause visited the army and delivered many addresses throughout the Northern States. While at Boston he was professor of Biblical theology in Andover Theological Seminary for two years, of political economy in Boston University for one year, and of philosophy in Wellesley College for eight years. He compiled The Presbyterian Hymnal (Philadelphia, 1874); A Vesper Service for the Use of Congregations, Colleges, Schools, and Academies for Sunday Evening Worship (1887); A Morning Service for the Use of Congregations, Colleges, Schools, and Academies for Sunday Morning Worship (1888); and Selections from the Psalms and other Scriptures in the Revised Version for Responsive Reading, in addition to a number of addresses and other occasional writings, mainly of a practical character.