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of many of our old citizens, the lotus in quo of a brick church, known as the "White Meeting." It had its origin coevally with the settlement of the city in 1680. The congregation was originally Presbyterian, but probably united both Congregationalists and Presbyterians. In 1734 the latter separated and commenced worship in a new wooden edifice, on the site of the present "Scotch Church." The pulpit has been filled for a period of 175 years, by seventeen pastors, commencing with the Rev. Messrs. Pierpont, Adams, and Cotton, in the latter fifteen years of the 17th century, and followed by the Rev. Stobo, Livingston, Bassett, Parker, Smith, Edmonds, Hutson, Bennett, Thomas, Tenent, Hollingshead, Keith, Palmer, and Post. On the 25th May, 1806. the new building was opened for the first time, with appropriate religious exercises. The new building was circular in form, and 88 feet in diameter. In 1838 the addition of a lofty spire, 182 feet high, added to the appearance of the bui