Henry Colman, an American clergyman and author, born in Boston, Sept. 12, 1785, died in London, Aug. 14, 1849. He graduated at Dartmouth college in 1805, and was ordained minister of a Congregational church at Hing-' ham, Mass., in 1807, remaining there till 1820. From 1825 to 1831 he officiated as pastor of a Unitarian society in Salem, and afterward removed to Deerfield, where he devoted himself to agricultural pursuits. He was appointed agricultural commissioner of the state of Massachusetts, and after passing some time in making a tour of inspection in that state, and in preparing several reports, he spent six vears, from 1842 to 1848, in Europe. The results of his observations during this time were published after his return in his "Agricultural and Rural Economy of France, Belgium, Holland, and Switzerland," "European Agriculture and Rural Economy," and "European Life and Manners, in Letters to Friends." He also published a report on silk culture and reports on the agriculture of Massachusetts. In 1849 he revisited Europe, for the benefit of his health, but died soon after his arrival in England.