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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 15: ecclesiastical History. (search)
etract or essentially modify his accusations against the College. Mr. Appleton declined to admit Mr. Whitefield into his pulpit, in accordance with the advice of his brethren, which was published in the Boston Evening Post, Jan. 7, 1745, as follows:— Cambridge Jan. 1, 1744-5. At a meeting of the Association of this and the neighboring towns, present, the Reverend Messieurs John Hancock of Lexington, William Williams of Weston, John Cotton of Newton, Nathl. Appleton of Cambridge, Warham Williams of Waltham, Seth Storer of Watertown, Ebenr. Turell of Medford, Nicholas Bowes of Bedford, Samuel Cook of Cambridge. The Rev. Mr. Appleton having applied to his brethren of said association for our advice, relating to a request which hath been made to him by a number of his church and congregation, that he would invite the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield to preach in Cambridge; after supplications to God and mature consideration of the case proposed, and the several pleas made in favor of s
then and there assembled. The third baptism by Mr. Angier, June 27, 1697, was Patience, daughter of Captain Abraham Brown, who conveyed a house to seventy or eighty persons, himself included, January 8, 1718, for a parsonage for this society, which Mr. Angier occupied at the time of his decease. The residence of Captain Brown remained standing, occupied by the family descendants, until within a short period. A picture, taken from a sketch, is given in Bond's Watertown. Zzz. Rev. Warham Williams, He was the son of the Rev. John Williams, of Deerfield, Mass, and in his childhood was, with the rest of his father's family, in captivity among the Indians, in Canada, for two or three years. They were carried away by the Indians at the time of the Deerfield Massacre in 1703. He afterwards wrote the account of that affair called Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion. a graduate of Harvard College, in 1719, was ordained June 11, 1723, as successor of Mr. Angier, and pastor of the firs
al of Phillip Shattuck, one pair of gloves for Rev. W. Williams, four pair for the bearers (who were literally7-8, the town voted £ 111 as the salary of the Rev. Warham Williams for three-quarters of the year, from Decemhe town records for 1738. September 25, 1738, Mr. Williams was voted a salary of £ 170 with £ 20 for firewo1751, £ 20 was voted to pay for preaching during Mr. Williams's illness. He died June 22d, aged 52 years. The grave stones to 8s. 6d. given by Mr. Bridge. Mr. Williams was succeeded by his son-in-law, the Rev. Jacob s used the old oak frame of the parsonage of Rev. Warham Williams; later, this was known as the Maxwell house.he Selectmen of Waltham, June 2, 1777, forbid Drs. Williams and Spring, inoculating any more in said Waltham fst side of Pleasant Street was the parsonage of Warham Williams, probably erected soon after his settlement oveg a sort of open chaise. February 1, 1730 Rev. Warham Williams baptized Peter, an infant negro belonging to
. Our Lady's Chapel, 68. Paddocks, Mrs. Winter's, 59. Paine, Wm., grant of land to, 95. Palisade at Newton, 28 Panel picture in old Sanderson house, 98. Paper-mill, Bemis's, 125. Paper-mill, Gov. Gore's, 91; John Boies's, 92. Paper money to silver as 75 to 1, 105. Paper molds repaired by Jacob Mead, 125 n. 2. Parker, Wm., paper-mill, 91, 93. Parkhurst, George Samuel, house of, 83. Parmenter, J. W., 86. Parsonage of Dr. Cushing, 96. Parsonage of Rev. Warham Williams, 82, 96. Parsons, Rev., Jas. C., pastor of Independent Cong. Soc., 117. Parsons, Chief Justice. 82 n. 1. Passengers, a thousand, arrive before 1630, 12. Pasturage, people cramped for room for, 31. Patrick, Capt., 32; joins Mason with reinforcements, 44; character of, 44 n 2, 58 n. 1. Patrols to be kept every night, 18. Peacocke, Cuffe, a colored soldier, 99. Peirce, Deac. Isaac, 71, 109 n. 3. Pembleton, Brian, one of the first three selectmen, 34. Penalt