previous next


Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

in Senate, Oct. 26, 1781.
On the petition of David Osgood, pastor of the church of Christ in Medford, in behalf of said church:--

Resolved, That, for the reason therein mentioned, the agent of the estate of Isaac Royal, Esq., late of Medford, an absentee, be, and is hereby, directed to deliver a certain silver cup, referred to in the said petition, belonging to the said absentee's estate, to the said David Osgood, for the use of the church in Medford, agreeably to the prayer of the said petition, and take a receipt for the same.

Sent down for concurrence.

Samuel Adams, President.

in the house of Representatives, Oct. 27, 1781.
Read and concurred. Nathaniel Gorham, Speaker.

Approved. John Hancock.

A true copy.


Medford, Nov. 6, 1781.
Received of Simon Tufts, Esq., agent for the estate of Isaac Royal, Esq., an absentee, the silver cup mentioned in the above order of court.

By a resolve of the church, in 1824, the pewter dish was sold, and a silver one purchased,--thus making the furniture of the table entire and appropriate.


Rev. Aaron Porter,SettledFeb. 11, 1713.DiedJan. 23, 1722.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell,SettledNov. 25, 1724.DiedDec. 8, 1778.
Rev. David Osgood.SettledSept. 14, 1774.DiedDec. 12, 1822.
Rev. Andrew Bigelow,SettledJuly 9, 1823.ResignedJan. 9, 1827.
Rev. Caleb Stetson,SettledFeb. 28, 1827.ResignedMar. 24, 1848.
Rev. John Pierpont,SettledAug. 1, 1849.  

Desiring that full justice should be done to the history of each religious society in the town, I gave public notice in 1853, that whatever account should be furnished of any society, by its pastor or committee, should be inserted in these pages. The following notices have been sent, and they are accordingly printed without alteration; and I have only to wish they had been more ample in details. It should be recorded of all the religious societies of Medford, that they

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Medford (Massachusetts, United States) (5)
Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (1)

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
David Osgood (2)
Ebenezer Turell (1)
Simon Tufts (1)
Caleb Stetson (1)
Aaron Porter (1)
John Pierpont (1)
Nathaniel Gorham (1)
Andrew Bigelow (1)
John Avery (1)
Samuel Adams (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: