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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 156 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 9, 1864., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 8 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 8 0 Browse Search
William W. Bennett, A narrative of the great revival which prevailed in the Southern armies during the late Civil War 8 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 8 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 8 0 Browse Search
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present time. The first Methodist Episcopal Society was formed in East Cambridge in 1813, and is doing an important work in that ward, while other Methodist churches are busily engaged in different parts of the city. The Methodists have recently erected a fine stone meeting-house on Massachusetts Avenue. The first Baptist church was formed in 1817, in Cambridgeport, and it is pursuing its work with vigor in Central Square and out from that centre. Every ward of the city has one or more Baptist churches. The first Universalist church was established in Cambridgeport in 1822, though services under that name had been held in a schoolhouse for some years before. The first pastor was the Rev. Thomas Whittemore, who was widely known in connection with his denomination and in other spheres of activity. The honored and now venerable Dr. L. R. Paige was the efficient minister of this church. Two other churches of this order are doing their work in East Cambridge and North Cambridge.
year 1828 afforded opportunity for steady growth. To quote the words of Dr. Paige, our venerable historian, to whom every gleaner in these fields must acknowledge his great indebtedness, Its meetings were well attended, its treasury well supplied, and its officers energetic and among the most respected and influential citizens. A curious arrangement was made with the town in 1825, in accordance with which the lodge bought land adjoining the Franklin School lot, and fitted up on it the old Baptist vestry, to be used by the town as a schoolhouse, in exchange for a lease of the lodge-rooms. The anti-Masonic excitement, which began in New York State, reached Cambridge in full force about the year 1828. Looking back on those days, it is difficult to understand the extent of the disturbance, or to comprehend the causes which led to such bitter and unreasoning opposition. In Massachusetts, as elsewhere, the persecution was carried into all the relations of social life; the ties of ki
ional City, 303; Charles River National, 304; First National, 305; Cambridge National, 307; Cambridge Safe Deposit and Trust Co., 307; Cambridge Savings, 309; Cambridgeport Savings, 311; North Avenue Savings, 311; East Cambridge Savings, 312. Baptist churches, 240. Bears in Cambridge, 9. Beginnings of Cambridge, The, 1-13. Belcher, Andrew, the first innkeeper, 11. Belcher, Jonathan, royal governor, 11. Berkeley Street School, 212. Bigelow, Dr. Jacob, 73. Blue Anchor Tavernssionary of the Church of England, 239; Christ Church opened, 239; Dr. Hoppin's ministry, 239; St. Peter's Church, 240; St. James's Church, 240; other Episcopal churches, 240. Reformed Episcopal Church. 240. Methodist Episcopal churches, 240. Baptist churches, 240. First Universalist Church, 24 ; other Universalist churches, 241. New Church services, 241. United Presbyterian Church, 241. Reformed Presbyterian Church, 241. Union Methodist Episcopal Church, 241. Swedish services, 241. Col