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Thirteenth Congregational Society (Boston, Mass.) Records (bMS 8): Register

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 8
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Title: Thirteenth Congregational Society (Boston, Mass.) Records, 1836-1860
Date(s): 1836-1860
Quantity: 0.35 cubic feet (1 boxes)
Abstract: Pew tax ledger; minutes of business meetings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1968.

Processed by:

Douglas Stange, 1969.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Biographical / Historical

The Thirteenth Congregational Society (also known as the Congregational Church in Purchase Street ) was incorporated June 18, 1825. The second meeting house was on Harrison Avenue. Its ministers were George Ripley (1829-1841) and James Ivers Trecothick Coolidge (1842-1858), who became an Episcopalian. The church was dissolved shortly after his dismissal.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a pew tax ledger, as well as the minutes of business meetings.

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