Romeo Elton was professor of Latin and Greek languages and literature from 1825 to 1843, with Horatio Balch Hackett as adjunct professor from 1835 to 1838.Classics
James Robinson Boise taught Greek from 1843 to 1852, with the exception of 1850-51, when Hiram H. Perry served as lecturer.Classics
He came to Providence in 1844, hoping to get financial backing for his newly invented sewing machine (for which he had received his first patent on December 27, 1843) and to acquire some machine shop experience.Corliss-Brackett House
William Gammell, professor of rhetoric, instructed the junior class in modern history in the third term of 1843-44, in accordance with a vote of the Corporation in September 1843, using as a textbook Smythe’s "Lectures on Modern History," which he reported to be satisfactory for the course, although "requiring of the student a vast amount of collateral reading of history."History
The catalogue, when completed in 1843, received favorable notice in the "North American Review" and other publications.Jewett, Charles C.
Jewett was appointed professor of modern languages and literature, and, in the fall of 1843, was sent to Europe to buy books for the library.Jewett, Charles C.
A letter of Asher Robbins written in 1843 recalls the library in 1782, but his estimate of its size is at variance with Manning’s catalogue.Library
Jewett, who was also librarian of the college, was in Europe from 1843 to 1845 buying books for the library and improving his language skills.Modern Languages
In a lighter vein, Albert Gorton Greene1820 wrote "Old Grimes" while he was a student, William M. Thayer 1843 wrote "The Bachelor’s Soliloquy," and Charles M. Sheldon 1883 wrote "I Want to be a Student."Poetry
Barnas Sears published "A Grammar of the German Language" in 1842, "The Ciceronian: or the Prussian Method of Teaching the Elements of the Latin Language" in 1844, and collaborated with others in "Classical Studies: Essays on Ancient Literature and Art" in 1843.Sears, Barnas