Ellis, George E. An Oration delivered at Charlestown, Massachusetts, on the 17th of June, 1841, in Commemoration of The Battle of Bunker Hill. Boston: William Crosby and Co., 1841. 
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George Edward Ellis, D.D., LL.D., born 1814 at Boston; graduated at Harvard College in 1833, and at the divinity school in 1836. A Unitarian minister, the pastor of the church at Charlestown, Massachusetts, from 1840 to 1860. Ellis was professor of systematic theology at Harvard from 1857 to 1863, and was vice-president, later president, of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Besides publishing sermons and theological works, Dr. Ellis wrote several excellent biographies and histories.