Bishop Samuel Seabury
(1729-1796)

Died aged c. 67

Samuel Seabury (November 30, 1729 – February 25, 1796) was the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, and the first Bishop of Connecticut. He was a leading Loyalist in New York City during the American Revolution and a known rival of Alexander Hamilton.

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This tablet is by permission of the authorities of this university erected by churchmen of Connecticut to preserve the memory of the place in Long Acre very near this spot where on the 14th November 1784 Samuel Seabury was consecrated the first bishop of the church in America.

Marischal College Quadrangle, East Wall, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they was consecrated the first bishop of the church in America