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sion were performed by the following persons: Introductory Prayer, Rev. Mr. Austin; Sermon, Rev. Mr. Francis; Ordaining Prayer, Rev. Dr. Gray; Charge, Rev. Dr. Pierce; Right Hand of Fellowship, Rev. Mr. Ripley; Address to the People, Rev. Mr. Briggs; Concluding Prayer, Rev. Mr. Stetson. Dr. Gray moderator, and Mr. Gannett scribe of the Council. Mr. Hedge kept no records during his ministry. Added to the church during Mr. Hedge's ministry: Mrs. Sally Locke, wife of Amos Locke. Miss Harriet Eddy. Mr. Emerson Parks and his wife. Mr. Samuel L. Cutter and his wife. Mrs. Russell, wife of Walter Russell. On Wednesday, May 21, 1879, the fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of Dr. Frederic H. Hedge, who on the 20th of May, 1829, entered upon his first pastorate, was celebrated by the First Congregational Parish. He was the first Unitarian minister settled over the society, and the anniversary celebration was made notable by his presence. The exercises of the evening beg