Samuel Miller, an American clergyman, born near Dover, Del., Oct. 31, 1769, died in Princeton, N. J., Jan. 7, 1850. He graduated at the university of Pennsylvania in 1789 (from which he received the degree of D. D. in 1804), studied theology, was licensed to preach in 1791, and in June, 1793, was installed as colleague pastor with Drs. Rodgers and Mc-Knight of the first Presbyterian church in New York city. In 1813 he became professor of ecclesiastical history and church government in the theological seminary at Princeton, and discharged the duties of this office till May, 1849, when he resigned. Dr. Miller was a devoted friend of the Presbyterian church, and enlisted vigorously in the controversy which resulted in its division. He was the author of "A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century" (2 vols., New York, 1803; 3 vols., London, 1805); "Letters on the Constitution and Order of the Christian Ministry" (1807), with a "Continuation" (1809); "Memoirs of the Rev. John Rodgers, D. D." (1813); "Letters on Unitarianism" (Trenton, 1821); "Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits" (Philadelphia, 1827); "An Essay on the Office of Ruling Elder " (New York, 1831); "Letters to Presbyterians" (1833); "Discourses on Infant Baptism" (1834); "Presbyterianism the truly Primitive and Apostolical Constitution of the Church of Christ" (Philadelphia. 1835); " The Primitive and Apostolic Order of Christ vindicated" (1840); "Letters from a Father to his Sons in College" (1843); "A Sermon on the Ruling Eldership, with an Appendix" (1843); and "Thoughts on Public Prayer" (1849). He also wrote the "Life of Jonathan Edwards "in Sparks's " American Biography," and published numerous pamphlets.