Rev. Benjamin Moore (1748-1816) was a New York City preacher and theologian who lived at 46 Broadway. He was born in Newtown, Long Island, and graduated from King's College, now Columbia University, in 1768. In 1774, he was ordained a deacon and priest in England, and became an assistant minister of Trinity Church in New York City. He also acted as president of King's College in 1775, a position he held from 1800 to 1811, and received his D.D. in 1789. Moore served as the secretary of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows and Children of the Clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America and became a bishop in 1801.
Benjamin Moore was a trustee of the New York Society Library from 1791 to 1792 and from 1797 to 1811.
- Keep, Austin Baxter. History of the New York Society Library, pp. 37, 220, 226, 264, 307
- King, Marion. Books and People: Five Decades of New York's Oldest Library, pp.
- Monaghan, Frank. This was New York, the Nation's Capital in 1789, pp.
|Date Out||Text||Vol||Size||Date In||Rep||Fines||Page|
|01/29/1790||Life of Cicero||1||8vo.||02/12/1790||171|
|03/01/1790||Hist five Indian Nations||8vo.||03/10/1790||171|
|03/10/1790||Williams of Wyckham||8vo.||03/15/1790||171|
|03/24/1790||Dean on Brutes||12mo.||03/29/1790||171|