Benjamin, 1779–1864, U.S. scientist and educator.
Historical Examples

I shall have it nearly all reprinted in “Silliman’s Journal” as a nut for Agassiz to crack.
More Letters of Charles Darwin Charles Darwin

Putnam, Silliman, Burr, and others were conspicuous in their exertions.
The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn Henry P. Johnston

Silliman was “sometimes in the front, sometimes in the centre, and sometimes in the rear.”
The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn Henry P. Johnston

North Carolina, in 1833, and presented to Professor Silliman.
Eccentricities of the Animal Creation. John Timbs

Maclure was one of the pioneers, and Eaton and Silliman contributed much to the stock of knowledge.
Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864 Various

“I have given my life to law and politics,” he wrote to Professor Silliman.
The American Spirit in Literature, Bliss Perry

Here he found delight in renewing his studies of galvanism and electricity under Professor Silliman.
Famous Men of Science Sarah K. Bolton

Prof. Silliman now left Mr. Beecher to speak for the bid, and sat down to enjoy the occasion.
Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture; William Gannaway Brownlow

Veerhoft went, and Markham never saw again the seventy-five173 thousand he had paid Silliman as a “retainer.”
The Plum Tree David Graham Phillips

“Silliman yok (not), Silliman yok,” he used to say fiercely when he was beginning to repent and get ashamed of himself.
By Desert Ways to Baghdad Louisa Jebb


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