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[105] ordained 1787, and died 1788. Mr. Burr was Tutor H. U. 1786-1787, and ordained 1787 minister at Sandwich.


Mr. Thaddeus Fiske began to preach here.

From the
Records of the Second Church in Cambridge
—by Thaddeus Fiske, Pastor.

Began to preach to the Second Church and Society in Cambridge on the first Sabbath in April, 1787—and continued to preach and supply the Parish to July 16th of the same year; on which day, being Monday, he received his call to settle with them in the Gospel ministry, at the following meeting, viz.

The proceedings of a meeting held by the inhabitants of the N. W. Precinct in Cambridge and those of Charlestown legally joined to said precinct—on the 16th day of July, 1787—Lieut. Jeduthun Wellington was chosen Moderator of said meeting.

1. Voted to come to the choice of a Minister.

2. Voted that the church and congregation vote together in the choice of a minister.

3. Voted, unanimously by the church and congregation that Mr. Thaddeus Fiske be their minister.

4. Voted to give Mr. Fiske one hundred pounds salary.

5. Voted to give Mr. Fiske one hundred and fifty pounds as Settlement.

6. Voted that Messrs. Capt. William Adams, Samuel Whittemore, jr., Seth Wyman, Deacon Joseph Adams and Lieut. Jeduthun Wellington be a committee to acquaint Mr. Fiske with the proceedings of the aforesaid meeting.

A true copy from the records.

‘1787, July 16. The Second Parish in Cambridge made choice of Mr. Thaddeus Fiske for their pastor.’

Baptists.—The following paper is preserved, and is in the hand-writing probably of the signer.

The Names of those that belong to the Baptist Society in Cambridge Northwest Parish.

Thomas Williams

Capt. Benjamin Locke

Gershom Cutter

Ebenezer Swan

Isaac Munroe

Aaron Swan

Stephen Cutter

George Swan

Caleb Hovey

Isaac Cutter

Stephen Stearns

Abraham Cook

John Fowle

Joseph Shaw

Joshua Thomas

Mr. Jerrell

Nathan Blodget, non-resident

Ebenezer Swan, jr.

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