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Colt, Oliver (2)

a Scotch clergyman, took his degree at Edinburgh University in 1621; was licensed to preach in 1627; appointed helper to his father at the living of Inveresk in 1632, and ordained; was a member of the General Assembly in 1638; presented to the living in 1641, in succession to his father; had protection from earl Montrose during the war in 1645, and took shelter in Dundee from the invading army of England in 1651. He died December 30, 1679, aged eighty-one years. He was a man of marked diligence, piety, persuasiveness, and integrity. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:286.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Colt, Oliver (2)'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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