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ty and love gave himself to all good causes. His fine old house, which used to stand at what we are now taught to call Winthrop square, used to speak to me of him, and to have an air of quiet dignity and good breeding with which his presence had haunted it. I wish he had not been so much disturbed at the town's voting to build the new church in 1769, on the spot on which the First Parish Church now stands, as to revoke the clause of his will leaving it to the town. David Osgood. In March, 1774, Mr. David Osgood was invited to preach as a candidate for settlement as colleague to Rev. Mr. Turell, and on April 18, 1774, received an invitation from the church and town. Sixty gentlemen voted for him, and six against him. The opposition was on theological grounds, he being a Calvinist and they Arminians. These distinctions were better understood by our fathers than by us, and the names may not carry with them definite meanings. The point of difference, it may be well to state, tou