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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 24., Troubles of a Medford churchman. (search)
none dissenting from their views, and early became dominant in New England. How fared it with the Baptists, the Quakers, or those who held to the liturgical worship of the Church of England? In the colony's history what they endured is unpleasant to read. In Medford's history little is written or known. Mr. Brooks made no specific local mention thereof, but Mr. Usher alludes to one case of clash between a Medford churchman and an officer of the law. His story is quoted quite fully by Mr. Hollis, the chronicler of Grace Church (Register, Vol. V, p. 25). Of this case we have never seen any other account in American print, and are left in doubt as to its final outcome. The Medford records (Vol. 2, p. 314, 315, 316) contain a list of one hundred and twelve names, rated (i.e., assessed) the sum of One hundred Pounds being ye Ministers Rate for ye year 1732. This list was committed to the constable the third of July for collection and payment by him to the treasurer by the fifteen
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 24., Medford Historical Society. (search)
. Chestnut Street. Financial secretary and Treasurer. Gegrge S. T. Fuller. Telephone, Mystic 2208-W. George Street. Librarian and Curator. Moses Whitcher Mann. Telephone, Arlington 545-M. 138 Boston Avenue, West Medford. Directors. William Leavens. John A. C. Emerson. Melvin W. Pierce. The above constitute the Board of Directors which meets at the call of the President. The Society's Honorary members are Walter H. Cushing. George S. Delano. Benjamin P. Hollis. Charles N. Jones. Membership list. Herbert N. Ackerman. Ida M. Ackerman. Amy A. Ackerman. Isabelle Ackerman. John Albree. Lily B. Atherton. Ernest W. Anderson. Abner H. Barker. Charles S. Baxter. Life Member. Frederick N. Beals. E. Earl Blakeley. Edward P. Boynton. Life Member. C. W. M. Blanchard. Jennie S. Brigham. Clifford M. Brewer. Edmund Bridge. Shepherd Brooks. Life Member. Frederick Brooks. Abby D. Brown. Howard D. Brown. Edwar