Nathan Hale: Yale 1773 :: Curator: Richard E. Mooney mssa exhibition

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The Years At Yale: Scholar, Athlete, Women's Rights Advocate
Yale in the late 1700's
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James Hillhouse, 1754-1832
Hillhouse was one-fifth of Hale's little "Quintumviri" circle of chums. He served in Congress and then the Senate from 1791 to 1810 and played a leading role in the early fight to abolish slavery. He was Yale treasurer for 50 years, planted New Haven's elms and established the Grove Street Cemetery, where he is buried.