After graduating from IU, Miller became a tutor at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Later he was a professor of mathematics and ancient languages at Columbia College in Missouri. In 1841, with his health failing, he undertook a trip to the Rocky Mountains, but before reaching his destination he died and was buried by his companions on the plains.
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"Diploma," in Student Life at IU, Item #235, http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/omeka/archives/studentlife/items/show/235 (accessed October 1, 2014).