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eaving the Town-house, being confident that some change in the method of conducting the public business was highly desirable, if not indeed imperatively necessary, signed a petition requesting the Selectmen to appoint a legal meeting, to see if the town would ask for a City Charter. Accordingly the inhabitants of the town met, Jan. 14, 1846, and voted, that the Selectmen be instructed to petition the Legislature for the grant of a City Charter. Voted, that the Selectmen, together with Simon Greenleaf, Omen S. Keith, Abraham Edwards, Sidney Willard, Thomas Whittemore, Isaac Livermore, William Parmenter, Ephraim Buttrick, Thomas F. Norris, and the Town Clerk, be a Committee to draft a Bill in conformity to the preceding vote, and to use all proper means to procure its passage. A renewed effort was made for a division of the town, while action on the petition for a City Charter was pending; but now, as before, a large majority of the whole town opposed the division. At a town meeti
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
1847, to April 7, 1851; Rev. William-Putnam Page, from Aug. 1851, to April 26, 1863; Rev. Charles Seymour, from Sept. 23, 1863, to March 31, 1866; Rev. Edwin-Bailey Chase, from Aug. 1, 1866, to Oct. 1, 1874, who died May 6, 1875. Rev. Edward M. Gushee, B. U. 1858, became Rector at Easter, 1875. With the exception of the Reverend grade of the several Rectors is unknown Messrs. Slafter and Gushee, the College to the writer of this history. The Wardens have been as follows:— 1842,Simon Greenleaf,G. F. R. Wadleigh. 1843-1844,Isaac Lum,G. F. R. Wadleigh. 1845-1846,Isaac Lum,John Dallinger. 1847-1848,Isaac Lum,Charles S. Newell. 1849,Isaac Lum,John Dallinger. 1850,Stephen P. Greenwood,Benjamin H. Ordway. 1851,Stephen P. Greenwood,Bela F. Jacobs. 1852,Isaac Lum,Asa P. Morse. 1853,Benjamin Woodward,Asa P. Morse. 1854-1855,Luther Crane,Asa P. Morse. 1856,Isaac Lum,Ethan Earle. 1857,Swain Winkley,John K. Palmer, M. D. 1858,Goodrich M. Dayton,William Page. 1859,Goodrich