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the Federal school and did not hesitate to freely express his sentiments, not perceiving that hostility to the government was encouragement to the enemy.
Among the loyal men to whom his discourse was offensive were many of his best and firmest friends.
Deacon Isaac Peirce and Mr. John Bright. of them left the church before the sermon was finished, and this gave rise to the story that the minister in Waltham had performed a miracle—casting out two devils.
The seceders engaged Rev. Elisha Williams to preach for them, first in the district schoolhouse below the old grave-yard, and afterwards in the hall of the Kimball Tavern.
They were arranging to build a church, when, in the following year through the efforts of some members of both churches, with the assistance of the Rev. Ezra Ripley, father of the pastor, a meeting of all parties was brought about, suitable apologies or explanations were made, the differences were healed, and the seceders returned to the First Church.
ns, 141 n. 1, 142.
Whitman, Rev. Bernard (Unitarian), pastor of Second Cong.
Ch. (1826), 114; death of, 115.
Whitney: Joseph, 56; Nathaniel, 78; Sarah, 56.
Whitney's Hill, 53.
Whittemore, Rev., Thomas, 121.
Widow (the) Brick, 69.
Widow Coolidge's Tavern, 107.
Wigwams: turned into well-built houses, 57; dwellings in place of huts and, 57.
Wilderness, this, goes beyond England in food, 57.
Willard, Maj., goes to relieve Groton, 61.
William the Conqueror, 67.
Williams, Rev., Elisha, preaches for Second Religious Society (1812), 109.
Williams, Rev., John, of Deerfield, 56 n. 3.
Williams, Dr., Leonard, 91, 96, 100.
Williams, Roger, prevents an alliance between the Pequots and Narragansetts, 42.
Williams, Rev. Warham ordained, 56; salary, 73; wants town to buy him a negro boy, 98; death of, 74.
Willow near cotton factory, 130 n. 1.
Willows in front of Fiske house, 139.
Wilson, Mr., pastor at Boston, 23, 32.
Windsor, 22; Plymouth people build