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| Town of [[Hyde Park, Massachusetts|'''Hyde Park''']] annexed by Boston per act of 24 May 1911.
 
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=== Boston Massachusetts Town Histories ===
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=== Boston Massachusetts Historical Events ===
  
Works written on the town include: {{MASufBosMap}}
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<center>'''Boston - General''' </center>
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*''List of Persons, Copartnerships, and Corporations who were taxed on ten thousand dollars and upwards, in the city of Boston in the year'' (1847-18??).<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/listofpersonscop192331bost Internet Archive] (1861) and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002131263 Hathi Trust] (1847-1854 issues).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32604047 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''New Division of Wards in 1805'' (Boston, 1805), broadside, and published in ''The Bostonian Society Publications'', 2nd ser., 3 [1919]: 131-135.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/set2publications03bostuoft#page/130/mode/2up Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=P7MTAAAAYAAJ&pg=131 Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/35914083 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (broadside); Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Other Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston: Being More Information About the Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston Who Played Such an Important Part in Building up the Commerce of New England Together with Some Quaint and Curious Stories of the Sea'' (Boston, 1919), 70 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/othermerchantsa00bosgoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=b-Z7FbeSWfkC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/983054 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Some Events of Boston and Its Neighbors'' (Boston, 1917), v, 62 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/someeventsofbost01stat Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=N_0MAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005806659 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3754947 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| in 1614
*''Some Interesting Boston Events'' (Boston, 1916), 78 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/someinterestingb01stat Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=RMcTAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3458092 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| Capt. John Smith surveyed the coast of New England, created his famous map, and labelled the Boston peninsula Shawmut.
*''Some Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston: Being a Collection of Sketches of Notable Men and Mercantile Houses Prominent During the Early Half of the Nineteenth Century in the Commerce and Shipping of Boston'' (Boston, 1918), vii, 53 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/somemerchantssea00stat Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=IZoWAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2601692 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Some Ships of the Clipper Ship Era: Their Builders, Owners, and Captains'' (Boston, 1913), 45 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/someshipsofclipp00stat Internet Archive] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/007703570 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4629337 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| circa 1618
*Jacqueline Barbara Carr, ''After the Siege, A Social History of Boston 1775-1800'' (Boston, 2005), xv, 317 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56912124 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| An epidemic likely of smallpox brought to New England by early European explorers decimated the local population by 75% leaving many villages uninhabited. The closest village to Boston was in present-day Jamaica Plain.
*Samuel Gardner Drake, ''The History and Antiquities of Boston ... from its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770'' (Boston, 1856), x, 840 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyantiquiti00dra Internet Archive] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/010027932 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60721856 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|345333|item|disp=FHL film 475646 or 823723 Item 1}} with digital link.<br>  
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*Ralph M. Eastman, ''Pilots and Pilot Boats of Boston Harbor'' (Boston, 1956), 91 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3043139 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| in 1625
*Ronald P. Formisano and Constance K. Burns, ''Boston 1700-1980, The Evolution of Urban Politics'' (Westport, Conn., 1980), vii, 296 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9918536 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| Rev. William Blaxton moved up from the Weymouth area when his company returned to England and he settled on the western slope of what we call Beacon Hill.
*Jay Mack Holbrook, ''Boston Beginnings 1630-1699'' (Oxford, Mass., 1980), xxi, 295 pp.<br>Compiled from a variety of sources (church, tax lists, etc.), this is an alphabetical list of people in Boston before 1700.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/7236574 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|17956|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 D2h}}.<br>  
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*Harold Kirker, ''Bulfinch's Boston, 1787-1817'' (New York, 1964), ix, 305 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/475016 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|582916|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2ki}}.<br>  
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| in 1630
*Peter R. Knights, ''The Plain People of Boston, 1830-1860: A Study in City Growth'' (New York, 1971), xx, 204 pp.<br>This was the first in a planned series of three books [''it ended up being two books''], and thus was a prologue that is more statistical in nature.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/172140 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|185748|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2k}}.<br>  
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| The John Winthrop fleet of almost 1000 English landed in Salem. Most that survived made their way to Trimountain, their name for Boston as it had three hills [see a map of the [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/Boston_1630_1675.jpg hills overlaid on a modern map] showing the ridge and ridge of now Beacon Hill, Copp's Hill, and the southern Fort Hill that is no longer extant]. Many in the following year leave to establish other nearby towns.
*Peter R. Knights, ''Yankee Destines, The Lives of Ordinary Nineteenth-Century Bostonians'' (Chapel Hill, N.C., 1991), xxv, 281 pp.<br>The final book that sampled Boston families from four censuses and the research to discover everything about their lives.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22892652 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|505289|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2kp}}.<br>  
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*Roger Lane, ''Policing the City Boston 1822-1885'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1967), x, 299 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/265544 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| in 1630
*Douglas Philip, ''Who Fought? Boston Soldiers in the Revolutionary War'' (Medford, Mass., Honors Thesis, 1981), 273 pp.<br>Not on WorldCat or at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1015958~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society Library].<br>  
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| Winthrop established the cemetery now called King's Chapel Burying Ground.
*Darrett B. Rutman, ''Winthrop's Boston, Portrait of a Puritan Town, 1630-1649'' (Williamsburg, Va., 1965; rep. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1975), x, 324 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/965367 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Robert Francis Seybolt, ''The Public Schools of Colonial Boston 1635-1775'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1935), ix, 101 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/503814143 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| in 1635
*Caleb H. Snow, ''A History of Boston, the Metropolis of Massachusetts, from its origin to the present period with some account of the environs'' (Boston, 1825; Boston, 2nd ed., 1828), iv, 398 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyofbostonm1825snow Internet Archive] (1825), [http://books.google.com/books?id=7eovZyvw7S8C Google Books], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23102 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14210765 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|569216|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2sc}}.<br>  
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| Boston Latin Grammar School established.
*Jack Tager, ''Boston Riots, Three Centuries of Social Violence'' (Boston, 2000), xi, 289 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44172952 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Jim Vrabel, ''When in Boston, A Time Line &amp; Almanac'' (Boston, 2004), xx, 415 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54759462 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| in 1640
*Justin Winsor, ''The Memorial History of Boston, Including Suffolk County Massachusetts, 1630-1880'' (Boston, 1880-1881), in 4 vols.<br>Digital version at Internet Archive ([http://archive.org/details/memorialhistoryo00jeweuoft v. 3 only]), Google Books ([http://books.google.com/books?id=1z8OAAAAIAAJ v. 1], [http://books.google.com/books?id=U0AOAAAAIAAJ v. 2], [http://books.google.com/books?id=WsR4AAAAMAAJ v. 3], [http://books.google.com/books?id=eD8OAAAAIAAJ v. 4]), and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=24021 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/978152 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|191622|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2wj v. # or films 1036727-1036728}} with digital links.  
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| First smallpox outbreak.
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston,_Massachusetts Boston Wikipedia page].
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| in 1653
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| First great fire in Boston.
<center>'''Back Bay''' </center>  
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*''also see Beacon Hill''  
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| in 1666
*William A. Newman and Wilfred E. Holton, ''Boston's Back Bay: The Story of America's Greatest Nineteenth-Century Landfill Project'' (Boston, 2006), xiv, 228 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62755485 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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| Second smallpox outbreak.
<center>'''Beacon Hill''' </center>  
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*Allen Chamberlain, ''Beacon Hill: Its Ancient Pastures and Early Mansions'' (Boston, 1925), xiv, 309 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/beaconhillitsanc00cham Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001262078 Hathi trust], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23057 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/806616 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| 27 Nov. 1676
*Ted Clarke and Theodore G. Clarke, ''Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the Building of Boston's Golden Age'' (Charleston, S.C., 2010), 125 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/642684318 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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| Second great fire destroyed 45 buildings in the North End including the North Meeting House.
<center>'''East Boston''' </center>  
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*Victor F. Casaburi and William H. Sumner, ''A Colonial History of East Boston'' (East Boston, Mass., 1975), 145, [79] pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2089897 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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| 1677-1678
*William H. Sumner, ''A History of East Boston, with Biographical Sketches of its Early Proprietors'' (Boston, 1858), viii, 798 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyofeastbos00sun Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008733144 Hathi Trust], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23983 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15987387 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|229334|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2sw or film 1320716 Item 10}}.<br>
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| Third smallpox outbreak.
<center>'''Harbor Island''' </center>  
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*Julia Knowlton Dyer, "The Islands of Boston Harbor" in ''The Bostonian Society Publications'', 2: 107-131.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60035229 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|555651|item|disp=FHL film 1697478 Item 7}}.  
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| 29 Oct. 1679
*Edward Rowe Snow, ''The Islands of Boston Harbor, Their History and Romance 1626-1935'' (Andover, Mass., 1935), 367 pp. with map.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3488812 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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| Third great fire destroying 150 buildings.
<center>'''North End''' </center>  
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*Alex R. Goldfled, ''The North End: A Brief History of Boston's Oldest Neighborhood'' (Charleston, S.C., 2009), 190 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/318292902 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.  
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| in 1683
*Stephen Puleo, ''The Boston Italians'' (Boston, 2007), xv, 323 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71812706 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.  
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| Fourth great fire.
*Anthony V. Riccio, ''Boston's North End, Images and Recollections of an Italian-American Neighborhood'' (Guilford, Conn., 2006), xii, 180 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/61879819 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.  
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*Arnold A. Wieder, ''The Early Jewish Community of Boston's North End'' (Waltham, Mass., 1962), 100 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/889957 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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| 1689-1690
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| Fourth smallpox outbreak.
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| in 1690
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| Fifth great fire on Hanover Street in the North End.
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| 19 June 1691
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| Sixth great fire in North Square in the North End.
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| in 1702
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| Fifth smallpox outbreak left 313 persons dead.
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| 11 Mar. 1702
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| Seventh great fire at Dock Square.
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| 2 Oct. 1711
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| Eighth great fire destroyed the Town House, Meeting House, and many buildings leaving 110 families homeless.
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| May 1713
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| Bread riots involving more than 200 people protesting the high prices of bread. Similar smaller riots occurred in April 1710 and October 1711. These events led to laws against price-fixing, exporting grain during shortages, and a public granary.
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| in 1721
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| Sixth smallpox outbreak where 5759 persons caught the disease "in the natural way" and only 844 died from it. Inoculations were done and a list of families involved are listed in a copied manuscript at the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library], Ms.B.10.2(4) enumerating the heads of families, number with smallpox, natural way, died, by inoculation, died, strangers, now sick, removed, and exposed. Learn more about inoculation in the [http://jhmas.oxfordjournals.org/content/VIII/July/284.extract ''Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences''].
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| in 1730
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| Seventh smallpox outbreak included about 4000 persons and nearly 500 died.
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| 9 Dec. 1747
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| The courthouse and many buildings were destroyed by fire, though all the records were saved.
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| in 1752
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| A smallpox epidemic affected 7669 person (about half the population). Few of the inoculated persons died but this left 569 dead.
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| in 1754
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| Outbreak of smallpox.
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| 18 Nov. 1755
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| Earthquake struck the region centered on Cape Ann.
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| 20 Mar. 1760
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| Fire destroyed 349 buildings, several ships, and the Quaker Meeting House.
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| 13 Jan. 1761
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| Faneuil Hall and several building burned.
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| 5 Mar. 1770
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| Boston Massacre.
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| 19 Apr. 1775
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| Siege of Boston by British troops began.
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| 17 Mar. 1776
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| Evacuation of Boston by British troops.
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| in 1776
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| Outbreak of smallpox.
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| in 1778
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| Outbreak of smallpox.
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| 20 Apr. 1787
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| A fire destroyed the Hollis Street Church and about 100 other buildings.
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| 30 July 1794
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| Fire destroyed 90 buildings and 7 ropewalks.
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| 21 Nov. 1832
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| Fire destroyed part of the State House on State Street.
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| in 1857
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| Filling in of Back Bay which was completed in 1882.
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| in 1872
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| Another [http://forgottennewengland.com/2012/01/13/worries-of-the-past-smallpox-and-bostons-epidemic-of-1872/ smallpox epidemic in Boston].
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| 9 Nov. 1872
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| The great fire burned 776 buildings covering 65 acres. Read a brief history of the [http://www.bostonfirehistory.org/firestorygreatfireof1872.html Great Fire of 1872].
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| 15 May 1894
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| Roxbury Conflagration destroyed or damaged 206 buildings.
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| 1901-1903
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| Last smallpox outbreak. Read more about this in [http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM200102013440511 ''The New England Journal of Medicine''].
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| 24 Dec. 1911
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| Boston Molasses Company fire.
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| 4 July 1913
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| Firecrackers started a fire destroying 31 building around Leroy Street in Dorchester.
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| 28 Nov. 1942
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| Cocoanut Grove Fire in nightclub killed 492 people and resulted in the change in fire codes for the city.
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=== Boston Massachusetts Town Histories  ===
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Works written on the town include: {{MASufBosMap}}
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<center>'''Boston - General''' </center>
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*''List of Persons, Copartnerships, and Corporations who were taxed on ten thousand dollars and upwards, in the city of Boston in the year'' (1847-18??).<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/listofpersonscop192331bost Internet Archive] (1861) and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002131263 Hathi Trust] (1847-1854 issues).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32604047 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''New Division of Wards in 1805'' (Boston, 1805), broadside, and published in ''The Bostonian Society Publications'', 2nd ser., 3 [1919]: 131-135.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/set2publications03bostuoft#page/130/mode/2up Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=P7MTAAAAYAAJ&pg=131 Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/35914083 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (broadside); Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Other Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston: Being More Information About the Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston Who Played Such an Important Part in Building up the Commerce of New England Together with Some Quaint and Curious Stories of the Sea'' (Boston, 1919), 70 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/othermerchantsa00bosgoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=b-Z7FbeSWfkC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/983054 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Some Events of Boston and Its Neighbors'' (Boston, 1917), v, 62 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/someeventsofbost01stat Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=N_0MAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005806659 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3754947 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Some Interesting Boston Events'' (Boston, 1916), 78 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/someinterestingb01stat Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=RMcTAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3458092 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Some Merchants and Sea Captains of Old Boston: Being a Collection of Sketches of Notable Men and Mercantile Houses Prominent During the Early Half of the Nineteenth Century in the Commerce and Shipping of Boston'' (Boston, 1918), vii, 53 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/somemerchantssea00stat Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=IZoWAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2601692 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*''Some Ships of the Clipper Ship Era: Their Builders, Owners, and Captains'' (Boston, 1913), 45 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/someshipsofclipp00stat Internet Archive] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/007703570 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4629337 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Jacqueline Barbara Carr, ''After the Siege, A Social History of Boston 1775-1800'' (Boston, 2005), xv, 317 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56912124 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Samuel Gardner Drake, ''The History and Antiquities of Boston ... from its Settlement in 1630, to the Year 1770'' (Boston, 1856), x, 840 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyantiquiti00dra Internet Archive] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/010027932 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60721856 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|345333|item|disp=FHL film 475646 or 823723 Item 1}} with digital link.<br>  
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*Ralph M. Eastman, ''Pilots and Pilot Boats of Boston Harbor'' (Boston, 1956), 91 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3043139 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Ronald P. Formisano and Constance K. Burns, ''Boston 1700-1980, The Evolution of Urban Politics'' (Westport, Conn., 1980), vii, 296 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9918536 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Jay Mack Holbrook, ''Boston Beginnings 1630-1699'' (Oxford, Mass., 1980), xxi, 295 pp.<br>Compiled from a variety of sources (church, tax lists, etc.), this is an alphabetical list of people in Boston before 1700.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/7236574 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|17956|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 D2h}}.<br>  
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*Harold Kirker, ''Bulfinch's Boston, 1787-1817'' (New York, 1964), ix, 305 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/475016 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|582916|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2ki}}.<br>  
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*Peter R. Knights, ''The Plain People of Boston, 1830-1860: A Study in City Growth'' (New York, 1971), xx, 204 pp.<br>This was the first in a planned series of three books [''it ended up being two books''], and thus was a prologue that is more statistical in nature.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/172140 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|185748|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2k}}.<br>  
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*Peter R. Knights, ''Yankee Destines, The Lives of Ordinary Nineteenth-Century Bostonians'' (Chapel Hill, N.C., 1991), xxv, 281 pp.<br>The final book that sampled Boston families from four censuses and the research to discover everything about their lives.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22892652 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|505289|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2kp}}.<br>  
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*Roger Lane, ''Policing the City Boston 1822-1885'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1967), x, 299 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/265544 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Douglas Philip, ''Who Fought? Boston Soldiers in the Revolutionary War'' (Medford, Mass., Honors Thesis, 1981), 273 pp.<br>Not on WorldCat or at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1015958~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society Library].<br>  
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*Darrett B. Rutman, ''Winthrop's Boston, Portrait of a Puritan Town, 1630-1649'' (Williamsburg, Va., 1965; rep. Chapel Hill, N.C., 1975), x, 324 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/965367 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Robert Francis Seybolt, ''The Public Schools of Colonial Boston 1635-1775'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1935), ix, 101 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/503814143 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Caleb H. Snow, ''A History of Boston, the Metropolis of Massachusetts, from its origin to the present period with some account of the environs'' (Boston, 1825; Boston, 2nd ed., 1828), iv, 398 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyofbostonm1825snow Internet Archive] (1825), [http://books.google.com/books?id=7eovZyvw7S8C Google Books], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23102 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14210765 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|569216|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2sc}}.<br>  
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*Jack Tager, ''Boston Riots, Three Centuries of Social Violence'' (Boston, 2000), xi, 289 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44172952 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Jim Vrabel, ''When in Boston, A Time Line &amp; Almanac'' (Boston, 2004), xx, 415 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54759462 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Justin Winsor, ''The Memorial History of Boston, Including Suffolk County Massachusetts, 1630-1880'' (Boston, 1880-1881), in 4 vols.<br>Digital version at Internet Archive ([http://archive.org/details/memorialhistoryo00jeweuoft v. 3 only]), Google Books ([http://books.google.com/books?id=1z8OAAAAIAAJ v. 1], [http://books.google.com/books?id=U0AOAAAAIAAJ v. 2], [http://books.google.com/books?id=WsR4AAAAMAAJ v. 3], [http://books.google.com/books?id=eD8OAAAAIAAJ v. 4]), and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=24021 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/978152 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|191622|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2wj v. # or films 1036727-1036728}} with digital links.  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston,_Massachusetts Boston Wikipedia page].
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<center>'''Back Bay''' </center>  
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*''also see Beacon Hill''  
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*William A. Newman and Wilfred E. Holton, ''Boston's Back Bay: The Story of America's Greatest Nineteenth-Century Landfill Project'' (Boston, 2006), xiv, 228 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62755485 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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*Allen Chamberlain, ''Beacon Hill: Its Ancient Pastures and Early Mansions'' (Boston, 1925), xiv, 309 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/beaconhillitsanc00cham Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001262078 Hathi trust], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23057 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/806616 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*Ted Clarke and Theodore G. Clarke, ''Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the Building of Boston's Golden Age'' (Charleston, S.C., 2010), 125 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/642684318 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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*Victor F. Casaburi and William H. Sumner, ''A Colonial History of East Boston'' (East Boston, Mass., 1975), 145, [79] pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2089897 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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*William H. Sumner, ''A History of East Boston, with Biographical Sketches of its Early Proprietors'' (Boston, 1858), viii, 798 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyofeastbos00sun Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008733144 Hathi Trust], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23983 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15987387 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|229334|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2sw or film 1320716 Item 10}}.<br>
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*Julia Knowlton Dyer, "The Islands of Boston Harbor" in ''The Bostonian Society Publications'', 2: 107-131.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60035229 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|555651|item|disp=FHL film 1697478 Item 7}}.  
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*Edward Rowe Snow, ''The Islands of Boston Harbor, Their History and Romance 1626-1935'' (Andover, Mass., 1935), 367 pp. with map.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3488812 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
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<center>'''North End''' </center>  
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*Alex R. Goldfled, ''The North End: A Brief History of Boston's Oldest Neighborhood'' (Charleston, S.C., 2009), 190 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/318292902 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.  
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*Stephen Puleo, ''The Boston Italians'' (Boston, 2007), xv, 323 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/71812706 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.  
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*Anthony V. Riccio, ''Boston's North End, Images and Recollections of an Italian-American Neighborhood'' (Guilford, Conn., 2006), xii, 180 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/61879819 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.  
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*Arnold A. Wieder, ''The Early Jewish Community of Boston's North End'' (Waltham, Mass., 1962), 100 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/889957 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.
 
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*Sunny McClellan Morton, "Boston: City Guide" in ''Family Tree Magazine'', 12, no. 2 [March 2011]: 33-36.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43588199 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1851338|item|disp=FHL book 973 D25ft}}.<br>  
 
*Sunny McClellan Morton, "Boston: City Guide" in ''Family Tree Magazine'', 12, no. 2 [March 2011]: 33-36.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43588199 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1851338|item|disp=FHL book 973 D25ft}}.<br>  
 
*Dexter Smith, ''Cyclopedia of Boston and Vicinity'' (Boston, 1886), [18], 298 pp. with map.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/cyclopediaofbost00smi Internet Archive] (1887 ed.) and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011718096 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2473480 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
*Dexter Smith, ''Cyclopedia of Boston and Vicinity'' (Boston, 1886), [18], 298 pp. with map.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/cyclopediaofbost00smi Internet Archive] (1887 ed.) and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011718096 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2473480 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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<center>'''Immigration - Ethnicity''' </center>  
 
<center>'''Immigration - Ethnicity''' </center>  
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*William H. Whitmore, ''Port Arrivals and Immigrants to the City of Boston 1715-1716 and 1762-1769'' (Boston, 1900; excerpt rep. Baltimore, 1973), 111 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/volumeofrecordsr29bost#page/228/mode/2up Internet Archive] (original, pp. 229-317), [http://books.google.com/books?id=RTcWAAAAYAAJ&pg=229#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] (original pp. 229-317), and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48185 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/553480 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|269432|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 W2p}}.<br>  
 
*William H. Whitmore, ''Port Arrivals and Immigrants to the City of Boston 1715-1716 and 1762-1769'' (Boston, 1900; excerpt rep. Baltimore, 1973), 111 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/volumeofrecordsr29bost#page/228/mode/2up Internet Archive] (original, pp. 229-317), [http://books.google.com/books?id=RTcWAAAAYAAJ&pg=229#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] (original pp. 229-317), and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48185 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/553480 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|269432|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 W2p}}.<br>  
 
*Arnold A. Wieder, ''The Early Jewish Community of Boston's North End'' (Waltham, Mass., 1962), 100 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/889957 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
*Arnold A. Wieder, ''The Early Jewish Community of Boston's North End'' (Waltham, Mass., 1962), 100 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/889957 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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<center>'''Topographical - Pictorial''' </center>  
 
<center>'''Topographical - Pictorial''' </center>  
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*Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, ''A Topographical and Historical Description of Boston'' (Boston, 1871; 3rd ed., 1890), lvi, 720 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/atopographicala00shurgoog Internet Archive] (1871 ed.) and [http://books.google.com/books?id=UWkUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/423618268 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (1871 ed.); Not at FHL.<br>  
 
*Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, ''A Topographical and Historical Description of Boston'' (Boston, 1871; 3rd ed., 1890), lvi, 720 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/atopographicala00shurgoog Internet Archive] (1871 ed.) and [http://books.google.com/books?id=UWkUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/423618268 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (1871 ed.); Not at FHL.<br>  
 
*Annie Haven Thwing, ''The Crooked and Narrow Streets of the Town of Boston'' (Boston, 1920; 2nd ed., 1925; Tercentenary ed., 1930), xi, 282 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/crookednarrowstr20thwi Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=7ugQAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23084 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20531908 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1025656|item|disp=FHL CD no. 1693}} with in-library link.
 
*Annie Haven Thwing, ''The Crooked and Narrow Streets of the Town of Boston'' (Boston, 1920; 2nd ed., 1925; Tercentenary ed., 1930), xi, 282 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/crookednarrowstr20thwi Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=7ugQAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=23084 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/20531908 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1025656|item|disp=FHL CD no. 1693}} with in-library link.
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== Boston Massachusetts Town and City Records  ==
 
== Boston Massachusetts Town and City Records  ==
  
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*Robert J. Dunkle and Ann Smith Lainhart, comp., ''John Haven Dexter's Memoranda of the Town of Boston in the 18th &amp; 19th Centuries'' (Boston, 1997), iv, 713 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37748446 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|692924|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V2d}}.<br>  
 
*Robert J. Dunkle and Ann Smith Lainhart, comp., ''John Haven Dexter's Memoranda of the Town of Boston in the 18th &amp; 19th Centuries'' (Boston, 1997), iv, 713 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37748446 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|692924|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V2d}}.<br>  
 
*Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, ''Deaths in Boston 1700 to 1799'' (Boston, 1999), in 2 vols., xxviii, 1136 pp.<br>This voume draws on the town records, coroner's records, church records, contemporary accounts, bible records, histories and genealogies, newspapers, articles in ''The New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', and other town vital records.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43387776 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|956415|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V2dr v. #}}.<br>
 
*Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, ''Deaths in Boston 1700 to 1799'' (Boston, 1999), in 2 vols., xxviii, 1136 pp.<br>This voume draws on the town records, coroner's records, church records, contemporary accounts, bible records, histories and genealogies, newspapers, articles in ''The New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', and other town vital records.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43387776 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|956415|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V2dr v. #}}.<br>
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*Boston Records: Marriages 1700-1752 (1909-10).<br>Birth, death and marriage records not yet printer: 1629-1874; 1849-84, indexes, manuscripts held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books]. [Ms.B.10.1]<br>
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*Boston Records, Negro births and deaths, 1865-1910, manuscripts held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books]. [Ms.B.10.2(7)]<br>
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*List of deaths in Boston, Mass., 1819-1821, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1067085~S0 Mss C 98, held by the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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=== Boston Massachusetts City Directories and Almanacs  ===
 
=== Boston Massachusetts City Directories and Almanacs  ===
  
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*''Boston Almanac and Business Directory'' from 1872 (v. 37) to 1894 (v. 59)<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/261227285 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL<br>  
 
*''Boston Almanac and Business Directory'' from 1872 (v. 37) to 1894 (v. 59)<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/261227285 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL<br>  
 
*''Boston Register and Business Directory'' from 1895 (v. 60) to 1926 (v. 89)<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22665930 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
*''Boston Register and Business Directory'' from 1895 (v. 60) to 1926 (v. 89)<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22665930 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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=== Boston Massachusetts Maps, Wards, and City Streets  ===
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=== Boston Massachusetts Historical Maps  ===
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
  
 
This is a list of map resource sites of particular interest to genealogists, and is not an effort to trace the vast cartographic history of Boston in full. There will be many maps of Boston in every major library including the Family History Library. Consult the catalog for the particular holdings of a library. The earliest map specifically of Boston is by Capt. John Bonner in 1722. There are many versions available on the internet, one is at [http://maps.bpl.org/id/11122 Boston Public Library]. Since Boston covers a majority of Suffolk County, look for [[Suffolk County, Massachusetts#Land_Records_and_Atlases|Suffolk County Atlases]].<br>  
 
This is a list of map resource sites of particular interest to genealogists, and is not an effort to trace the vast cartographic history of Boston in full. There will be many maps of Boston in every major library including the Family History Library. Consult the catalog for the particular holdings of a library. The earliest map specifically of Boston is by Capt. John Bonner in 1722. There are many versions available on the internet, one is at [http://maps.bpl.org/id/11122 Boston Public Library]. Since Boston covers a majority of Suffolk County, look for [[Suffolk County, Massachusetts#Land_Records_and_Atlases|Suffolk County Atlases]].<br>  
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*Sanborn maps, [http://pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view/5959512?n=1&imagesize=1200&jp2Res=.0625 Boston, 1885].<br>  
 
*Sanborn maps, [http://pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view/5959512?n=1&imagesize=1200&jp2Res=.0625 Boston, 1885].<br>  
 
*Tufts Digital Collections and Archives, [http://dca.lib.tufts.edu/features/bostonstreets/places/atlas.html Boston Streets: Mapping Directory Data]<br>
 
*Tufts Digital Collections and Archives, [http://dca.lib.tufts.edu/features/bostonstreets/places/atlas.html Boston Streets: Mapping Directory Data]<br>
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==== Wards of Boston  ====
 
 
 
==== Introduction  ====
 
  
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=== Boston Massachusetts Historical Wards  ===
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<center>'''Introduction'''</center>
 
The town of Boston was divided into companies, or districts, to help keep the order, fighting fires, etc. The concept of the Ward was first codified in '''1735'''. The Overseers of the Poor were having difficulty covering the whole town and proposed to divide the town into twelve wards. The freemen agreed and added that these wards would be the districts for "military considerations," too. The division was given to the Overseers to create and the resulting report for such divisions was accepted by the freeman with the caveat that these boundaries would stay in force until the town decided to change them.[See [http://archive.org/details/reportofrecordco12bost ''A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston Containing the Boston Records from 1729 to 1742''] (Boston, 1885) [''i.e. v. 12''], 127, 131-133.] The next change in the ward boundaries came in '''1805'''. [See Lemuel Shattuck, [http://archive.org/details/60421860R.nlm.nih.gov ''Report to the Committee of the City Council Appointed to Obtain the Census of Boston for the Year 1845''] (Boston, 1846), Ap. 4-10, wrongly dating the first division as 1746.]<br><br>When Boston incorporated as a city in 1822. Wards were drawn and redefined in '''1822, 1838, 1850, 1865, 1875, 1895, 1914, and 1924'''. The 1875 was set aside by the court and never officially used. These ward boundaries were defined in ''A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822-1890, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown, 1847-1873 and of the selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822, also of various other town and municipal officers'' (Boston, 1891), xxxix, 270 pp. (Boston, 2nd ed., 1909), 402 pp., at pages 7 through 40 [see [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32888736 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL; online at [http://archive.org/stream/catalogueofcityc00bost#page/6/mode/2up Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=rAdQAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000419077 Hathi Trust (1909 ed.)]; and in the ''Municipal Register'' for 1912, 1924, and 1927 [[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191708461 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL; online links for all years, see the [http://www.bpl.org/online/govdocs/municipal_register.htm Boston Public Library]].  
 
The town of Boston was divided into companies, or districts, to help keep the order, fighting fires, etc. The concept of the Ward was first codified in '''1735'''. The Overseers of the Poor were having difficulty covering the whole town and proposed to divide the town into twelve wards. The freemen agreed and added that these wards would be the districts for "military considerations," too. The division was given to the Overseers to create and the resulting report for such divisions was accepted by the freeman with the caveat that these boundaries would stay in force until the town decided to change them.[See [http://archive.org/details/reportofrecordco12bost ''A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston Containing the Boston Records from 1729 to 1742''] (Boston, 1885) [''i.e. v. 12''], 127, 131-133.] The next change in the ward boundaries came in '''1805'''. [See Lemuel Shattuck, [http://archive.org/details/60421860R.nlm.nih.gov ''Report to the Committee of the City Council Appointed to Obtain the Census of Boston for the Year 1845''] (Boston, 1846), Ap. 4-10, wrongly dating the first division as 1746.]<br><br>When Boston incorporated as a city in 1822. Wards were drawn and redefined in '''1822, 1838, 1850, 1865, 1875, 1895, 1914, and 1924'''. The 1875 was set aside by the court and never officially used. These ward boundaries were defined in ''A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822-1890, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown, 1847-1873 and of the selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822, also of various other town and municipal officers'' (Boston, 1891), xxxix, 270 pp. (Boston, 2nd ed., 1909), 402 pp., at pages 7 through 40 [see [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32888736 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL; online at [http://archive.org/stream/catalogueofcityc00bost#page/6/mode/2up Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=rAdQAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000419077 Hathi Trust (1909 ed.)]; and in the ''Municipal Register'' for 1912, 1924, and 1927 [[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191708461 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL; online links for all years, see the [http://www.bpl.org/online/govdocs/municipal_register.htm Boston Public Library]].  
  
 
It is important to understand these changes ward boundaries as they are referenced in city directories, census, tax records, and other documents. Voter lists and governmental representation was established by wards. The following is a description and associated map to help learn where these boundaries were. Note that the descriptions are the official boundary and the maps sometimes vary from the descriptions (Note: boundaries and colored areas may differ).  
 
It is important to understand these changes ward boundaries as they are referenced in city directories, census, tax records, and other documents. Voter lists and governmental representation was established by wards. The following is a description and associated map to help learn where these boundaries were. Note that the descriptions are the official boundary and the maps sometimes vary from the descriptions (Note: boundaries and colored areas may differ).  
 
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<center>'''Wards Defined in Years: [[#intro1|Introduction]] | [[#1735|1735]] | [[#1805|1805]] | [[#1822|1822]]<br>[[#1838|1838]] | [[#1850|1850]] | [[#1865|1865]] | [[#1868|1868]] | [[#1870|1870]] | [[#1875|1875]] | [[#1895|1895]] | [[#1912|1912]] | [[#1914|1914]]'''</center><br>
==== 1735 ====
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1735'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10913 ''A New Plan of ye Great Town of Boston''] (1743) with ward boundaries<br>Note: 15 churches in the city </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1735'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10913 ''A New Plan of ye Great Town of Boston''] (1743) with ward boundaries<br>Note: 15 churches in the city </center>  
 
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| Starting at the School House on the Common, down West Street, diagonally across Newbury Street and down Pond Street, left on Blind Lane onto Summer Street to Bull's Wharf -- all land south of this line.
 
| Starting at the School House on the Common, down West Street, diagonally across Newbury Street and down Pond Street, left on Blind Lane onto Summer Street to Bull's Wharf -- all land south of this line.
 
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1805'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10103 ''A New Plan of Boston''] (1806)<br>Note: 19 churches in the city<br></center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1805'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10103 ''A New Plan of Boston''] (1806)<br>Note: 19 churches in the city<br></center>  
 
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| Starting at the Charles River Basin across Elliot Street, left on Orange Street, right on Beach Street and across Front Street to the harbor -- all land south of this line and South Boston included.
 
| Starting at the Charles River Basin across Elliot Street, left on Orange Street, right on Beach Street and across Front Street to the harbor -- all land south of this line and South Boston included.
 
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1822'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10344 ''Plan of Boston''] (1826) with ward boundaries - colored section were proposed new wards for 1832<br>Note: 35 churches in the city </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1822'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10344 ''Plan of Boston''] (1826) with ward boundaries - colored section were proposed new wards for 1832<br>Note: 35 churches in the city </center>  
 
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| Starting at Ward 11's southern border of Pleasant to Elliot to Warren and the Pine Streets as the northern border of Ward 12, all land south of this along the Boston Neck and also South Boston. [Note: Full ward not shown on map and no churches visible]
 
| Starting at Ward 11's southern border of Pleasant to Elliot to Warren and the Pine Streets as the northern border of Ward 12, all land south of this along the Boston Neck and also South Boston. [Note: Full ward not shown on map and no churches visible]
 
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==== 1838 ====
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1838'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10952 A New &amp; Complete Map of the City of Boston] (1839) [colorized by wards] </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1838'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10952 A New &amp; Complete Map of the City of Boston] (1839) [colorized by wards] </center>  
 
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| All of South Boston.
 
| All of South Boston.
 
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==== 1850 ====
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1850'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10962 Plan of Boston Comprising a Part of Charlestown and Cambridge] (1851) [colorized wards]<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10953 New Map of Boston ... with the new boundaries of the wards] (1851)<br>Note: 83 churches in the city </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1850'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10962 Plan of Boston Comprising a Part of Charlestown and Cambridge] (1851) [colorized wards]<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/10953 New Map of Boston ... with the new boundaries of the wards] (1851)<br>Note: 83 churches in the city </center>  
 
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| All that part of the city called South Boston on the Dorchester Neck including the South Boston and Free bridges. [Note: Ten churches]
 
| All that part of the city called South Boston on the Dorchester Neck including the South Boston and Free bridges. [Note: Ten churches]
 
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==== 1865 ====
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1865'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/11024 Plan of Boston] (1867)<br>Note: 114 churches in the city in 1867<br>Note: 127 churches in the city in 1869 (with addition of Roxbury) </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1865'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/11024 Plan of Boston] (1867)<br>Note: 114 churches in the city in 1867<br>Note: 127 churches in the city in 1869 (with addition of Roxbury) </center>  
 
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==== 1868 ====
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<center>'''Roxbury annexation adds Wards 13-15 in 1868'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/11029 Plan of Boston with Additions and Corrections] (1869) </center>  
 
<center>'''Roxbury annexation adds Wards 13-15 in 1868'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/11029 Plan of Boston with Additions and Corrections] (1869) </center>  
 
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| Starting on Shawmut Avenue [''now Washington Street''] at the town of West Roxbury border, north along this border to the Muddy River, northeast along this river (being the border with the town of Brookline) almost to the river, right along the old border between the cities of Boston and Roxbury, right along the same border, right again and coming down to Tremont Street, right on that street , left on Culvert Street, right on an unnamed street [''Cabot Street?''] through Shailers Avenue and Putnam Street, right on Dudley Street, sharp left at Eliot Square and down Bartlett Street, right on Shawmut Avenue to the beginning. [Note: Two churches]
 
| Starting on Shawmut Avenue [''now Washington Street''] at the town of West Roxbury border, north along this border to the Muddy River, northeast along this river (being the border with the town of Brookline) almost to the river, right along the old border between the cities of Boston and Roxbury, right along the same border, right again and coming down to Tremont Street, right on that street , left on Culvert Street, right on an unnamed street [''Cabot Street?''] through Shailers Avenue and Putnam Street, right on Dudley Street, sharp left at Eliot Square and down Bartlett Street, right on Shawmut Avenue to the beginning. [Note: Two churches]
 
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<center>'''Dorchester annexation adds Ward 16 in 1870'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12114 Map of Boston from the Lastest surveys] (1870) </center>  
 
<center>'''Dorchester annexation adds Ward 16 in 1870'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12114 Map of Boston from the Lastest surveys] (1870) </center>  
 
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| Starting at the Charles River and going up Chapman Street, diagonally right onto Austin Street, left on Main Street, right up Green Street, left on High Street, and right on Pearl Street in a line down to the Mystic River - all the land northwest of this line.
 
| Starting at the Charles River and going up Chapman Street, diagonally right onto Austin Street, left on Main Street, right up Green Street, left on High Street, and right on Pearl Street in a line down to the Mystic River - all the land northwest of this line.
 
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1875'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12163 Map of Boston] (1876)<br>[''includes the amended border change in 1876 and shows the old borders with Roxbury and Dorchester''] </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1875'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12163 Map of Boston] (1876)<br>[''includes the amended border change in 1876 and shows the old borders with Roxbury and Dorchester''] </center>  
 
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| Starting at Dorchester Bay and a straight line to Dorchester Avenue, across and up Mount Vernon Street, left on Dorchester Street through Boston Street and Columbia Street, right on Quincy Street, left on Blue Hill Avenue, veer right on Back Street to the border with the town of Hyde Park, left along the town line to the Neponset River, and down the river to Dorchester Bay.
 
| Starting at Dorchester Bay and a straight line to Dorchester Avenue, across and up Mount Vernon Street, left on Dorchester Street through Boston Street and Columbia Street, right on Quincy Street, left on Blue Hill Avenue, veer right on Back Street to the border with the town of Hyde Park, left along the town line to the Neponset River, and down the river to Dorchester Bay.
 
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1895'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12478 Map of the City of Boston and Vicinity] (1896)<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12480 An Outline Map of Boston showing the old &amp; new ward lines also the old Congressional lines] (1896) - no streets </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1895'''<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12478 Map of the City of Boston and Vicinity] (1896)<br>[http://maps.bpl.org/id/12480 An Outline Map of Boston showing the old &amp; new ward lines also the old Congressional lines] (1896) - no streets </center>  
 
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| Starting at the Charles River at St. Mary's Street [''Abbey Street on map''] to Commonwealth Avenue -- all lands west of this line being the former town of Brighton.
 
| Starting at the Charles River at St. Mary's Street [''Abbey Street on map''] to Commonwealth Avenue -- all lands west of this line being the former town of Brighton.
 
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<center>'''Hyde Park annexation adds Ward 26 in 1912'''<br>The entirety of the former town of Hyde Park constitutes the whole of Ward 26 </center>  
 
<center>'''Hyde Park annexation adds Ward 26 in 1912'''<br>The entirety of the former town of Hyde Park constitutes the whole of Ward 26 </center>  
 
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1914'''<br>No ward map found online<br>You can use the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/noncity.asp Boston Atlases, 1873-1938], by neighborhood </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1914'''<br>No ward map found online<br>You can use the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/noncity.asp Boston Atlases, 1873-1938], by neighborhood </center>  
 
<br> By this time, the wards come more neighborhood centric and so only the neighborhoods will be given from here forward to describe the ward geography.  
 
<br> By this time, the wards come more neighborhood centric and so only the neighborhoods will be given from here forward to describe the ward geography.  
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<center>'''Boston Wards in 1924'''<br>No ward map found online<br>You can use the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/noncity.asp Boston Atlases, 1873-1938] by neighborhood </center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Wards in 1924'''<br>No ward map found online<br>You can use the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/noncity.asp Boston Atlases, 1873-1938] by neighborhood </center>  
 
This redistricting for the first time reduced the number of wards from 26 down to 22. Also, the harbor island were not included in any ward, so it is assumed no one was then living there.  
 
This redistricting for the first time reduced the number of wards from 26 down to 22. Also, the harbor island were not included in any ward, so it is assumed no one was then living there.  
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==== City Streets  ====
 
 
 
==== Introduction  ====
 
  
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=== Boston Massachusetts Historical City Streets  ===
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<center>'''Introduction'''</center>
 
With Boston's aggressive program of landfill and annexation of neighboring towns, the city landscape of streets was ever-changing. This is the researcher's guide to these streets, the additions, but also the deletions or moving of a name from one area to another.  
 
With Boston's aggressive program of landfill and annexation of neighboring towns, the city landscape of streets was ever-changing. This is the researcher's guide to these streets, the additions, but also the deletions or moving of a name from one area to another.  
  
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Because of the annexation of Roxbury, a list of changes in names for street in Boston proper and Roxbury was given in 1868 to eliminate the confusion caused by the duplication of names [see Municipal Records, Vol. 46, pp. 286-408, city Doc. No. 49, 1868]. The great study of street names and their history post-1708 was published in 1879 [see City Doc. No. 119 for 1879, Appendix J]. This included the work in 1860, but the problem was it only focused on Boston proper and many more towns had been annexed by that time. The Street Commissioners reported on 27 December 1880 to the city Council a ''Report of the Street Commissioners on the Nomenclature of the City's Streets'' [see City Doc. No. 141 for 1880] of suitable names the duplicate streets could be given. The rest of the publication history is presented in the lists to follow.  
 
Because of the annexation of Roxbury, a list of changes in names for street in Boston proper and Roxbury was given in 1868 to eliminate the confusion caused by the duplication of names [see Municipal Records, Vol. 46, pp. 286-408, city Doc. No. 49, 1868]. The great study of street names and their history post-1708 was published in 1879 [see City Doc. No. 119 for 1879, Appendix J]. This included the work in 1860, but the problem was it only focused on Boston proper and many more towns had been annexed by that time. The Street Commissioners reported on 27 December 1880 to the city Council a ''Report of the Street Commissioners on the Nomenclature of the City's Streets'' [see City Doc. No. 141 for 1880] of suitable names the duplicate streets could be given. The rest of the publication history is presented in the lists to follow.  
 
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:#''Vade Mecum for America; or a companion for traders and travellers'' (Boston, 1732), pp. 206-214.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=TmwDAAAAQAAJ&pg=206 Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4754455 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#''Vade Mecum for America; or a companion for traders and travellers'' (Boston, 1732), pp. 206-214.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=TmwDAAAAQAAJ&pg=206 Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4754455 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#''Boston Streets, Wards and Landmarks'' (Boston, 1826-1873) - 24 issues.<br>No known digital versions.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/81792532 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#''Boston Streets, Wards and Landmarks'' (Boston, 1826-1873) - 24 issues.<br>No known digital versions.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/81792532 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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:#''Boston Street Directory, a complete pocket guide to the streets, avenues, places, parks, squares, wharves, etc., containing also hotels, etc.'' (Boston, 1885), unknown pagination.<br>No digital version found.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/79782088 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
:#''Boston Street Directory, a complete pocket guide to the streets, avenues, places, parks, squares, wharves, etc., containing also hotels, etc.'' (Boston, 1885), unknown pagination.<br>No digital version found.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/79782088 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
  
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:#''The Names of the Streets, Lanes &amp; Alleys within the Town of Boston, in New England'' (Boston, 1708), broadside, Note: This was reproduced in the front of the records of streets published in 1910 (below).<br>No digital version found of original, but see the 1910 reprint.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55834542 WorldCat (Other Libraries - one of many versions)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#''The Names of the Streets, Lanes &amp; Alleys within the Town of Boston, in New England'' (Boston, 1708), broadside, Note: This was reproduced in the front of the records of streets published in 1910 (below).<br>No digital version found of original, but see the 1910 reprint.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55834542 WorldCat (Other Libraries - one of many versions)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#The 1788 street name list published in the ''Documents of the City of Boston for the year 1903''.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=MAU8AAAAIAAJ&pg=178 Google Books].<br>Not on WorldCat; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#The 1788 street name list published in the ''Documents of the City of Boston for the year 1903''.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=MAU8AAAAIAAJ&pg=178 Google Books].<br>Not on WorldCat; Not at FHL.<br>  
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:#''Boston Streets also its Avenues, Courts, Places, Etc., showing the numbers and divisions of those extending through more than one ward or precinct, together with the location of Squares named in honor of veterans, hotels, fire stations, police stations, schools, institutions and hospitals, public libraries, little city halls, parks, playgrounds, public buildings, historical sites, parking locations, and places of religious worship'' by the Public Works Department (Boston, year varies).<br>Digital versions by year: [http://archive.org/stream/bostonsstreetssq1971bost#page/n7/mode/2up 1971]; [http://archive.org/stream/bostonsstreetssq1976bost#page/n9/mode/2up 1976]; 1982; 1989.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3ABoston+%28Mass.%29.+Public+Works+Dept.&qt=results_page WorldCat (Other Libraries) - choose year]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#''Boston Streets also its Avenues, Courts, Places, Etc., showing the numbers and divisions of those extending through more than one ward or precinct, together with the location of Squares named in honor of veterans, hotels, fire stations, police stations, schools, institutions and hospitals, public libraries, little city halls, parks, playgrounds, public buildings, historical sites, parking locations, and places of religious worship'' by the Public Works Department (Boston, year varies).<br>Digital versions by year: [http://archive.org/stream/bostonsstreetssq1971bost#page/n7/mode/2up 1971]; [http://archive.org/stream/bostonsstreetssq1976bost#page/n9/mode/2up 1976]; 1982; 1989.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3ABoston+%28Mass.%29.+Public+Works+Dept.&qt=results_page WorldCat (Other Libraries) - choose year]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
:#''Street Directory including location of all streets with numbers at which other streets intersect'' by the Boston Transportation Department (Boston, year varies).<br>Digital versions by year: [http://archive.org/stream/streetdirectoryi00bost#page/n1/mode/2up 1993]; 1999.<br>Not in WorldCat (Other Libraries); Not at FHL.<br>
 
:#''Street Directory including location of all streets with numbers at which other streets intersect'' by the Boston Transportation Department (Boston, year varies).<br>Digital versions by year: [http://archive.org/stream/streetdirectoryi00bost#page/n1/mode/2up 1993]; 1999.<br>Not in WorldCat (Other Libraries); Not at FHL.<br>
 
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:#[http://www.cityofboston.gov/publicworks/streetbook/ Online database] that gives the street's beginning and end, whether public, ward, precinct, district, Public Works Department section, and zip code.
 
:#[http://www.cityofboston.gov/publicworks/streetbook/ Online database] that gives the street's beginning and end, whether public, ward, precinct, district, Public Works Department section, and zip code.
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=== Boston Massachusetts Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Boston Massachusetts Cemeteries  ===
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The following is a '''chronological''' list of cemeteries in present-day Boston proper, Boston Harbor, East Boston, and South Boston. For information on the areas annexed to Boston, see those separate town pages. For more details regarding these cemeteries, see the state guide under cemeteries for books on the subject.<br><br> The city's Parks and Recreation Department runs a public / private cooperative program called the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/parks/hbgi/ Historic Burying Grounds Initiative]. From their website, you can learn more about the eighteen historic burying grounds in their oversight, find maps of them, newsletters of the program, and a mid-1980s database of fourteen of the cemeteries (missing Evergreen, Fairview, Mount Hope, and South End) giving the name, death date, cemetery, and location for each entry.<br>  
 
The following is a '''chronological''' list of cemeteries in present-day Boston proper, Boston Harbor, East Boston, and South Boston. For information on the areas annexed to Boston, see those separate town pages. For more details regarding these cemeteries, see the state guide under cemeteries for books on the subject.<br><br> The city's Parks and Recreation Department runs a public / private cooperative program called the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/parks/hbgi/ Historic Burying Grounds Initiative]. From their website, you can learn more about the eighteen historic burying grounds in their oversight, find maps of them, newsletters of the program, and a mid-1980s database of fourteen of the cemeteries (missing Evergreen, Fairview, Mount Hope, and South End) giving the name, death date, cemetery, and location for each entry.<br>  
<center>'''Boston proper cemeteries''' </center>
 
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1. '''King's Chapel Burying Ground''', Tremont St., 1630. (B, C)<br>  
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A general guide to cemetery inscriptions is Henry Ashley May, "Boston Cemetery Inscriptions and records" (Boston, ca. 1895-1908), ms., 12v. in 34, held by [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books] [Ms.Am.1812]:<br>  
  
:Note: There are interior tombs in the chapel dating back to 1749.<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King%27s_Chapel_Burying_Ground Wikipedia] entry.<br>
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*v. 2 - Central Burying Ground (3 pts.)
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*v. 3 - Christ Church crypt
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*v. 4 - Copp's Hill Burying Ground (6 pts.)
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*v. 5 - Dorchester Old North Burying Ground (4 pts.)
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*v. 6 Dorchester South Burying Ground (2 pts.)
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*v. 7 - East Boston Cemetery
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*v. 8 - Granary Burying Ground (6 pts.)
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*v. 9 - Hawes Cemetery
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*v. 10 - King's Chapel Burying Ground
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*v. 11 - Phipps Street Burying Ground (5 pts.)
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*v. 12 - St. Paul's Church crypt.
  
::*Thomas Bridgman, ''Memorials of the Dead in Boston; containing exact transcripts of inscriptions on the sepulchral monuments in the King's Chapel burial ground, in the city of Boston'' (Boston, 1853), 339, 17 pp. [various editions]<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/memorialsofdeadi00inbrid Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1167516 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|268656|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V39bt or film 873999 Item 2}}.<br>
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and "City of Boston&nbsp;: military record and burial location of Revolutionary War veterans," [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1078428~S0 Mss C 4044, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
::*''Annual Report of the Cemetery Dept. of Boston, Fiscal Year 1902-1903'' (Boston, 1903), p. 35-82. Also published separately.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historicalsketch00bost Internet Archive] (reprint) and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008699562 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/25503633 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|51770|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3b or film 599732 Item 3}}.<br>
 
::*''Alphabetical Indexes to Boston Burying Grounds'' (Boston, 1984), Six parts in one.<br>Not on WorldCat (Other Libraries); Not at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1020897~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society Library].<br>
 
  
2. '''Copp's Hill or North Burying Ground''', between Hull St. and Charter St., 1660. (B)<br>  
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<center>'''Boston proper cemeteries''' </center>
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1. '''King's Chapel Burying Ground''', Tremont St., 1630. (B, C)<br>
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:Note: There are interior tombs in the chapel dating back to 1749.<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King%27s_Chapel_Burying_Ground Wikipedia] entry.<br>
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::*Graves with and without stones on the east end of the chapell, also a formal consent, 20 April 1748, for reburial in the new chapel, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071727~S0 Mss C 1021, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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::*Thomas Bridgman, ''Memorials of the Dead in Boston; containing exact transcripts of inscriptions on the sepulchral monuments in the King's Chapel burial ground, in the city of Boston'' (Boston, 1853), 339, 17 pp. [various editions]<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/memorialsofdeadi00inbrid Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1167516 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|268656|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V39bt or film 873999 Item 2}}.<br>
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::*''Annual Report of the Cemetery Dept. of Boston, Fiscal Year 1902-1903'' (Boston, 1903), p. 35-82. Also published separately.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historicalsketch00bost Internet Archive] (reprint) and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008699562 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/25503633 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|51770|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3b or film 599732 Item 3}}.<br>
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::*''Alphabetical Indexes to Boston Burying Grounds'' (Boston, 1984), Six parts in one.<br>Not on WorldCat (Other Libraries); Not at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1020897~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society Library].<br>
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2. '''Copp's Hill or North Burying Ground''', between Hull St. and Charter St., 1660. (B)<br>  
  
 
:City of Boston [http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/coppshill.asp cemetery website].<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copp%27s_Hill_Burying_Ground Wikipedia] entry.<br>
 
:City of Boston [http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/coppshill.asp cemetery website].<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copp%27s_Hill_Burying_Ground Wikipedia] entry.<br>
  
::*"Burials in Boston's North (Copp's Hill) burial ground, 1707-1709" ([http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071718~S0 Mss C 1041]), 10 items, R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br>  
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::*"Burials in Boston's North (Copp's Hill) burial ground, 1707-1709," [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071718~S0 Mss C 1041, 10 items, R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
::*Josiah Snelling, "Record book for North Burial Ground," 1810-1813, ([http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1083898~S0 Mss C 5900]), [70] p., R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br>  
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::*Book of records for burying grounds, 1810-1813, North District, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1067081~S0 Mss C 91, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
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::*Josiah Snelling, "Record book for North Burial Ground," 1810-1813, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1083898~S0 Mss C 5900, [70] p., R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
 
::*Thomas Bridgman, ''Memorials of the dead in Boston; containing an exact transcript from inscriptions, epitaphs and records on the monuments and tombstones in Copp's Hill Burying Ground, in the city of Boston'' (Boston, 1852), xxiii, 252 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/memorialsofdeadi00brid Internet Archives] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011600843 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4430625 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|268956|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V39b or film 873789 Item 4}} (with digital link).<br>  
 
::*Thomas Bridgman, ''Memorials of the dead in Boston; containing an exact transcript from inscriptions, epitaphs and records on the monuments and tombstones in Copp's Hill Burying Ground, in the city of Boston'' (Boston, 1852), xxiii, 252 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/memorialsofdeadi00brid Internet Archives] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011600843 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4430625 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|268956|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V39b or film 873789 Item 4}} (with digital link).<br>  
 
::*William Henry Whitmore, ''The Graveyards of Boston: First Volume, Copp's Hill Epitaphs'' (Albany, N.Y., 1878), xxiii, 116 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/graveyardsofbost00whit Internet Archives] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=rnGr2f-vZ4oC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2997540 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|269145|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3w or film 873764 Item 5}} (with digital link).<br>  
 
::*William Henry Whitmore, ''The Graveyards of Boston: First Volume, Copp's Hill Epitaphs'' (Albany, N.Y., 1878), xxiii, 116 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/graveyardsofbost00whit Internet Archives] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=rnGr2f-vZ4oC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2997540 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|269145|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3w or film 873764 Item 5}} (with digital link).<br>  
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::*''Historic Burying Grounds Report and Inventory, October 1986'' (Boston, 1986), v. 2.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/459789233 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*''Historic Burying Grounds Report and Inventory, October 1986'' (Boston, 1986), v. 2.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/459789233 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*Charles Chauncey Wells, ''Boston's Copps Hill Burying Ground Guide'' (Oak Park, Ill., 1998), 64, xxiii, 106, 108 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/40639884 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|823094|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V37w}}.<br>
 
::*Charles Chauncey Wells, ''Boston's Copps Hill Burying Ground Guide'' (Oak Park, Ill., 1998), 64, xxiii, 106, 108 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/40639884 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|823094|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V37w}}.<br>
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3. '''Granary Burying Ground, Common [''now Tremont''] St., 1660. (B, C)<br>'''  
 
3. '''Granary Burying Ground, Common [''now Tremont''] St., 1660. (B, C)<br>'''  
  
 
:City of Boston [http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/granary.asp cemetery website].<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granary_Burying_Ground Wikipedia] entry.<br>  
 
:City of Boston [http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/granary.asp cemetery website].<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Granary_Burying_Ground Wikipedia] entry.<br>  
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::*"Headstones found in Granary Cemetery with letter from L. W. Ross, 1891," manuscript held by [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books]. [K.11.39]<br>
 
::*"Burials in Boston's South (Granary) burial ground, 1708-1710" ([http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071717~S0 Mss C 1040]), 14 items, R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br>  
 
::*"Burials in Boston's South (Granary) burial ground, 1708-1710" ([http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071717~S0 Mss C 1040]), 14 items, R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br>  
 
::*Thomas Bridgman, ''The Pilgrims of Boston and their Descendants: also, inscriptions form the monuments in the Granary Burial Ground, Tremont Street'' (New York, 1856; rep. West Jordan, Utah, 1984), xvi, 406 pp.<br>Note: Reprint printed with six original pages on one reprinted page.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/stream/pilgrimsofboston00briduoft#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=xAh8rbdEJEMC Google Books], and [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=21586 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2185748 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11934262 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (reprint); {{FHL|228063|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 D2b and film 1425546 Item 1}} (with digital link).<br>  
 
::*Thomas Bridgman, ''The Pilgrims of Boston and their Descendants: also, inscriptions form the monuments in the Granary Burial Ground, Tremont Street'' (New York, 1856; rep. West Jordan, Utah, 1984), xvi, 406 pp.<br>Note: Reprint printed with six original pages on one reprinted page.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/stream/pilgrimsofboston00briduoft#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=xAh8rbdEJEMC Google Books], and [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=21586 Ancestry] ($).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2185748 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11934262 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (reprint); {{FHL|228063|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 D2b and film 1425546 Item 1}} (with digital link).<br>  
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::*Ogden Codman, ''Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass.'' (Salem, Mass., 1918; rep. Bowie, Md., 1997), 255 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/gravestoneinscri00codma#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2127673 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|268931|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3g and film 873757 Item 4}} (with digital link); {{FHL|367476|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3c}} (reprint ed.).<br>  
 
::*Ogden Codman, ''Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass.'' (Salem, Mass., 1918; rep. Bowie, Md., 1997), 255 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/gravestoneinscri00codma#page/n5/mode/2up Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2127673 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|268931|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3g and film 873757 Item 4}} (with digital link); {{FHL|367476|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3c}} (reprint ed.).<br>  
 
::*''Alphabetical Indexes to Boston Burying Grounds'' (Boston, 1984-1985), 6 parts in 1 volume.<br>Note: 6th part is the Granary Burying Ground.<br>Not on WorldCat; Not at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1020897~S0 NEHGS Library], Boston.<br>
 
::*''Alphabetical Indexes to Boston Burying Grounds'' (Boston, 1984-1985), 6 parts in 1 volume.<br>Note: 6th part is the Granary Burying Ground.<br>Not on WorldCat; Not at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1020897~S0 NEHGS Library], Boston.<br>
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4. '''Quaker Burying Ground''' [site], Congress St., 1709. (B)<br>  
 
4. '''Quaker Burying Ground''' [site], Congress St., 1709. (B)<br>  
  
 
:Note: The meeting house was burned in the Great Fire of 1760. Thwing [''see History - Topographical above''], 145, said the remains were re-interred in Lynn in 1827. Dunkle and Lainhart [''see below as item B''], 800, say William Mumford bought land on Brattle Square in 1694 for a Quaker meeting house and burying ground. The Society moved to Quaker Lane [''now Congress Street''] in 1708. This Society voted to discontinue in 1808. After eleven years of non-use, the remains of 111 people were exhumed and removed to Lynn. It was uncommon for Quakers to inscribe stones, so this lost cemetery was likely marked with fieldstones. The source for the later is not given.<br>
 
:Note: The meeting house was burned in the Great Fire of 1760. Thwing [''see History - Topographical above''], 145, said the remains were re-interred in Lynn in 1827. Dunkle and Lainhart [''see below as item B''], 800, say William Mumford bought land on Brattle Square in 1694 for a Quaker meeting house and burying ground. The Society moved to Quaker Lane [''now Congress Street''] in 1708. This Society voted to discontinue in 1808. After eleven years of non-use, the remains of 111 people were exhumed and removed to Lynn. It was uncommon for Quakers to inscribe stones, so this lost cemetery was likely marked with fieldstones. The source for the later is not given.<br>
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5. '''Jewish Burial Ground''', Chamber St., before 1734. (B)<br>  
 
5. '''Jewish Burial Ground''', Chamber St., before 1734. (B)<br>  
  
 
:Note: This burying ground was referenced in a deed of Isaac Solomon in 1735 as a "Burying Ground as it is now fenced in to the Jewish nation." Nothing more is known about this site. See Thwing [''see History - Topographical above''], 205-206.<br>
 
:Note: This burying ground was referenced in a deed of Isaac Solomon in 1735 as a "Burying Ground as it is now fenced in to the Jewish nation." Nothing more is known about this site. See Thwing [''see History - Topographical above''], 205-206.<br>
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6. '''Central or Boston Common Burying Ground''', Boylston St., 1756. (B, C)<br>  
 
6. '''Central or Boston Common Burying Ground''', Boylston St., 1756. (B, C)<br>  
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::*Ogden Codman, ''Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Central Burying Ground, Boston Common, and Inscriptions in the South Burying Ground, Boston'' (Salem, Mass., 1917), 167 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/stream/gravestoneinscri00ogde#page/n3/mode/2up Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=cAcXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1239021 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|230750|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3cb or film 873757 Item 5}} (with digital link).<br>  
 
::*Ogden Codman, ''Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Central Burying Ground, Boston Common, and Inscriptions in the South Burying Ground, Boston'' (Salem, Mass., 1917), 167 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/stream/gravestoneinscri00ogde#page/n3/mode/2up Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=cAcXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1239021 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|230750|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3cb or film 873757 Item 5}} (with digital link).<br>  
 
::*''Alphabetical Indexes to Boston Burying Grounds'' (Boston, 1984-1985), 6 parts in 1 volume.<br>Note: 6th part is the Granary Burying Ground.<br>Not on WorldCat; Not at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1020897~S0 NEHGS Library], Boston.<br>
 
::*''Alphabetical Indexes to Boston Burying Grounds'' (Boston, 1984-1985), 6 parts in 1 volume.<br>Note: 6th part is the Granary Burying Ground.<br>Not on WorldCat; Not at FHL; [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1020897~S0 NEHGS Library], Boston.<br>
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7. '''South Burying Ground or South End Cemetery''', Washington St. between East Newton and East Concord Sts., South End, 1810-1866. (A, B)<br>  
 
7. '''South Burying Ground or South End Cemetery''', Washington St. between East Newton and East Concord Sts., South End, 1810-1866. (A, B)<br>  
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:From the city's [http://www.cityofboston.gov/parks/hbgi/SouthEnd.asp Historic Burying Ground Initiative]: When the South End Burying Ground was opened in 1810, it was located on the narrow strip of marshland, Roxbury Neck, which connected the peninsula of Boston to the mainland. The gallows stood at the east edge of the burying ground, near the tidewaters of South Boston Bay, leading to the persistent myth that primarily hanged pirates and other criminal were buried here. In fact, it is difficult to know exactly who is buried here. In the nineteenth century, people of modest means had recorded, but unmarked graves. They could not afford elaborate headstones or other types of monumentation. While there are only 20 grave markers, records indicate that over 11,000 are buried at this site. Successive filling of the marshy site permitted burials in several tiers. It has been reported that South End Burying Ground contains the graves of paupers from the Alms House and inmates from the House of Industry. Mostly, though, this site is known as a working man's burying ground, where families paid a small fee to the City for burials. Interments ceased in this graveyard in 1866.<br><br>'''Note''': Others have taken the short list of inscriptions (noted above and given below) into a long lost cemetery on Boston Neck, but in fact there is only one cemetery in this part of the city.<br>  
 
:From the city's [http://www.cityofboston.gov/parks/hbgi/SouthEnd.asp Historic Burying Ground Initiative]: When the South End Burying Ground was opened in 1810, it was located on the narrow strip of marshland, Roxbury Neck, which connected the peninsula of Boston to the mainland. The gallows stood at the east edge of the burying ground, near the tidewaters of South Boston Bay, leading to the persistent myth that primarily hanged pirates and other criminal were buried here. In fact, it is difficult to know exactly who is buried here. In the nineteenth century, people of modest means had recorded, but unmarked graves. They could not afford elaborate headstones or other types of monumentation. While there are only 20 grave markers, records indicate that over 11,000 are buried at this site. Successive filling of the marshy site permitted burials in several tiers. It has been reported that South End Burying Ground contains the graves of paupers from the Alms House and inmates from the House of Industry. Mostly, though, this site is known as a working man's burying ground, where families paid a small fee to the City for burials. Interments ceased in this graveyard in 1866.<br><br>'''Note''': Others have taken the short list of inscriptions (noted above and given below) into a long lost cemetery on Boston Neck, but in fact there is only one cemetery in this part of the city.<br>  
 
::*Ogden Codman, ''Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Central Burying Ground, Boston Common, and Inscriptions in the South Burying Ground, Boston'' (Salem, Mass., 1917), 167 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/stream/gravestoneinscri00ogde#page/n3/mode/2up Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=cAcXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1239021 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|230750|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3cb or film 873757 Item 5}} (with digital link).<br>
 
::*Ogden Codman, ''Gravestone Inscriptions and Records of Tomb Burials in the Central Burying Ground, Boston Common, and Inscriptions in the South Burying Ground, Boston'' (Salem, Mass., 1917), 167 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/stream/gravestoneinscri00ogde#page/n3/mode/2up Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=cAcXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1239021 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|230750|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3cb or film 873757 Item 5}} (with digital link).<br>
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8. '''St. Paul's Cathedral Tombs''' [site], Tremont St., 1823-1914.<br>  
 
8. '''St. Paul's Cathedral Tombs''' [site], Tremont St., 1823-1914.<br>  
  
 
:Note: The tombs were used to the late 19th century and the burials removed in 1914 -- some to Mount Hope Cemetery.<br><br>
 
:Note: The tombs were used to the late 19th century and the burials removed in 1914 -- some to Mount Hope Cemetery.<br><br>
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9. '''Park Street Church Tombs''', Park St., 1824-1861.<br>  
 
9. '''Park Street Church Tombs''', Park St., 1824-1861.<br>  
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:Note: Some burials were re-interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, in 1861.<br><br>
 
:Note: Some burials were re-interred in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, in 1861.<br><br>
  
10. '''Old Trinity Church Tombs''' [site], Summer St., burned in the Great Fire of 1872.<br>
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What is known about the cemeteries on the island comes from Edward Rowe Snow, ''The Islands of Boston Harbor, Their History and Romance 1626-1935'' (Andover, Mass., 1935), 367 pp. with map, [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3488812 WorldCat (Other Libraries)], Not at FHL. The only islands with cemeteries there now are "Deer Island" and "Long Island" - neither are technically islands any more.<br><br> 11. '''Nix's Mate Island Cemetery''' [site], Mix Mate Island, Boston, Harbor, 1724-1735.<br>  
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10. '''Old Trinity Church Tombs''' [site], Summer St., burned in the Great Fire of 1872.<br><br>  
  
:Note: Used for the burial of some pirates.<br><br>
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10a. '''Miscellaneous sites'''.
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::*Photograph of three gravestones found by the Street Department of the Boston Gas Light Company, July 19, 1888, in excavating in Bosworth St. (formerly Montgomery Pl.) about 10 or 12 feet from Tremont St., [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1073285~S0 Mss A 2448, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>Image of three tombstones found under Bosworth St. The inscription on the first stone reads "Here lyes ye body / of John Thomson / Aged 57 years / Died August ye 27 / 1720". The inscription on the second stone reads "Rvth Brading / aged one year / and XI monthes / and 27 dayes / Dyed the 3 of / Jvly 1675". The inscription on the final stone reads "Ebenezer Hile / Son to Henry / &amp; Mary Hile / Age 17 years / Decd May the 7th / 1723."<br><br>
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11. '''Nix's Mate Island Cemetery''' [site], Mix Mate Island, Boston, Harbor, 1724-1735.<br>
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12. '''Castle Island Cemetery''', now through landfill, the tip of South Boston, 1762.<br>  
 
12. '''Castle Island Cemetery''', now through landfill, the tip of South Boston, 1762.<br>  
  
 
:There were several individual sites on the island and the cemetery on the southern point. Some burials were moved to Governor's Island in 1892 and others to Deer Island in 1908.<br><br>
 
:There were several individual sites on the island and the cemetery on the southern point. Some burials were moved to Governor's Island in 1892 and others to Deer Island in 1908.<br><br>
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13. '''Thompson's Island Cemetery''' [site], Thompson's Island, Boston Harbor, 1842.<br>  
 
13. '''Thompson's Island Cemetery''' [site], Thompson's Island, Boston Harbor, 1842.<br>  
  
 
:A Boston Death record lists a Charles H. Austin who was buried there in 1842.<br><br>
 
:A Boston Death record lists a Charles H. Austin who was buried there in 1842.<br><br>
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14. '''Deer Island Cemetery''', Deer Island, Boston Harbor, 1847.<br>  
 
14. '''Deer Island Cemetery''', Deer Island, Boston Harbor, 1847.<br>  
  
 
:This island has a Native American burial site from the King Philip's War in 1675-1676. The island was home to a quarantine station and many immigrants, mostly Irish, who died at the station were buried there in nameless graves. These are two separate sites. The burial grounds are now part of the park and the cemetery listed on maps nearby is Resthaven Cemetery (listed below) but included Waster Water Treatment Facility.<br><br>
 
:This island has a Native American burial site from the King Philip's War in 1675-1676. The island was home to a quarantine station and many immigrants, mostly Irish, who died at the station were buried there in nameless graves. These are two separate sites. The burial grounds are now part of the park and the cemetery listed on maps nearby is Resthaven Cemetery (listed below) but included Waster Water Treatment Facility.<br><br>
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15. '''Governor's Island Cemetery''' [site], 19th century.<br>  
 
15. '''Governor's Island Cemetery''' [site], 19th century.<br>  
  
 
:The cemetery was on the north slope of the hill and every grave was moved in 1908 to Deer Island.<br><br>
 
:The cemetery was on the north slope of the hill and every grave was moved in 1908 to Deer Island.<br><br>
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16. '''Rainsford Island Cemetery''' [site], 1871-1920.<br>  
 
16. '''Rainsford Island Cemetery''' [site], 1871-1920.<br>  
  
 
:Note: This cemetery may no longer exist and it not mentioned in the history above or David Allen Lambert, ''A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries''. The island was home to the adult male Paupers' House from 1871 to 1888. Those residences were moved over to nearby Long Island then and the building housed the adult female paupers. It became the House of Reformation from 1895 to 1920 that was renamed the Suffolk School for Boys. Burials were made from the Paupers' House.<br><br>
 
:Note: This cemetery may no longer exist and it not mentioned in the history above or David Allen Lambert, ''A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries''. The island was home to the adult male Paupers' House from 1871 to 1888. Those residences were moved over to nearby Long Island then and the building housed the adult female paupers. It became the House of Reformation from 1895 to 1920 that was renamed the Suffolk School for Boys. Burials were made from the Paupers' House.<br><br>
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17. '''Long Island Hospital Cemetery, Long Island, Boston Harbor, 1893.'''<br>  
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17. '''Long Island Hospital Cemetery''', Long Island, Boston Harbor, 1893.<br>  
  
 
:The Almshouse was here and buried over 2500 there by 1935. These graves are only marked by lot numbers.<br><br>
 
:The Almshouse was here and buried over 2500 there by 1935. These graves are only marked by lot numbers.<br><br>
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18. '''Resthaven Cemetery''', Deer Island, Boston Harbor, 1918.<br>  
 
18. '''Resthaven Cemetery''', Deer Island, Boston Harbor, 1918.<br>  
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19. '''Bennington Street Burying Ground''', Bennington corner of Swift Sts., East Boston, 1819. (A)<br><br> 20. '''Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery''', Wordsworth St., East Boston, 1844.<br><br>  
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19. '''Bennington Street Burying Ground''', Bennington corner of Swift Sts., East Boston, 1819. (A)<br><br>  
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20. '''Temple Ohabei Shalom Cemetery''', Wordsworth St., East Boston, 1844.<br><br>  
 
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<center>'''South Boston cemeteries''' </center>  
 
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21. '''South Boston Tombs''' [site], West Seventh and Dorchester Sts., South Boston, 1810.<br>  
 
21. '''South Boston Tombs''' [site], West Seventh and Dorchester Sts., South Boston, 1810.<br>  
  
 
:Note from Toomey and Rankin, History of South Boston, p. 127: Fifteen tombs were built on the spot where the Shurtleff school was and it was supposed that it was used only for a short time.<br><br>
 
:Note from Toomey and Rankin, History of South Boston, p. 127: Fifteen tombs were built on the spot where the Shurtleff school was and it was supposed that it was used only for a short time.<br><br>
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22. '''Hawes Burying Ground''', Old Road now Emerson St., South Boston, 1816. (A, B)<br>  
 
22. '''Hawes Burying Ground''', Old Road now Emerson St., South Boston, 1816. (A, B)<br>  
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:Thomas Hill, "The Only Protestant Burial Ground in South Boston" (mss., 1901) ([http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1030614~S0 Mss C 3389]), 10 p., R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br><br>
 
:Thomas Hill, "The Only Protestant Burial Ground in South Boston" (mss., 1901) ([http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1030614~S0 Mss C 3389]), 10 p., R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br><br>
  
23. '''St. Augustine's Cemetery, West Sixth St. west of Dorchester St., South Boston, 1819.<br>'''
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23. '''St. Augustine's Cemetery''', West Sixth St. west of Dorchester St., South Boston, 1819.<br>  
  
 
:Note: This cemetery was filled not long after 1900.<br>  
 
:Note: This cemetery was filled not long after 1900.<br>  
 
:The [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12290&pid=1484 Archdiocese of Boston Archives] holds the lot sales (1840-1859), burials (1850-1859), copies of gravestones (1819-1850), and an undated list of graves copied from the original records.<br><br>
 
:The [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12290&pid=1484 Archdiocese of Boston Archives] holds the lot sales (1840-1859), burials (1850-1859), copies of gravestones (1819-1850), and an undated list of graves copied from the original records.<br><br>
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24. '''St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Tombs''' [site], Broadway near E St., South Boston, 1819.<br>  
 
24. '''St. Matthew's Episcopal Church Tombs''' [site], Broadway near E St., South Boston, 1819.<br>  
  
 
:Note: Tombs were built in the cellar of the church and these were removed in 1864 and re-interred at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Roslindale [''a former section of West Roxbury''].<br><br>
 
:Note: Tombs were built in the cellar of the church and these were removed in 1864 and re-interred at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Roslindale [''a former section of West Roxbury''].<br><br>
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25. '''Union Cemetery''', East Fifth St., South Boston, 1841 (A).<br>  
 
25. '''Union Cemetery''', East Fifth St., South Boston, 1841 (A).<br>  
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Abstracts of the cemeteries above are marked and keyed to:<br> (A). ''Inventories of Some Boston Cemeteries'' (Boston, 1990)<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30789971 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br> (B). Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, ''Inscriptions and Records of The Old Cemeteries of Boston'' (Boston, 2000), xiii, 914 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44743341 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|981158|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3d}}.<br>Available in an online database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=207 New England Historic Genealogical Society] ($).<br> (C). Charles Chauncey Wells and Suzanne Austin Wells, ''Preachers, Patriots &amp; Plain Folks: Boston's Burying Ground Guide to King's Chapel, Granary, Central'' (Oak Park, Ill., 2004), 288 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55858289 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1223467|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V37wc}}.<br><br>  
 
Abstracts of the cemeteries above are marked and keyed to:<br> (A). ''Inventories of Some Boston Cemeteries'' (Boston, 1990)<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30789971 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br> (B). Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, ''Inscriptions and Records of The Old Cemeteries of Boston'' (Boston, 2000), xiii, 914 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44743341 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|981158|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V3d}}.<br>Available in an online database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=207 New England Historic Genealogical Society] ($).<br> (C). Charles Chauncey Wells and Suzanne Austin Wells, ''Preachers, Patriots &amp; Plain Folks: Boston's Burying Ground Guide to King's Chapel, Granary, Central'' (Oak Park, Ill., 2004), 288 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55858289 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1223467|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V37wc}}.<br><br>  
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=== Boston Massachusetts Churches  ===
 
=== Boston Massachusetts Churches  ===
  
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Another interesting source for early churches is Martin Moore, ''Boston Revival, 1842: A Brief History of the Evangelical Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 1842; rep. Wheaton, Ill., 1980), viii, 148 pp., digital versions of the first edition at [http://archive.org/details/bostonrevival18400moor Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=SnjOAAAAMAAJ Google Books].<br>  
 
Another interesting source for early churches is Martin Moore, ''Boston Revival, 1842: A Brief History of the Evangelical Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 1842; rep. Wheaton, Ill., 1980), viii, 148 pp., digital versions of the first edition at [http://archive.org/details/bostonrevival18400moor Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=SnjOAAAAMAAJ Google Books].<br>  
  
1. '''First Church''', '''Old Church''' or '''Old Brick Church''' [now [http://www.firstchurchboston.org/ '''First Church of Boston''']], 1630.<br>
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Church_in_Boston Wikipedia] page.<br>
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::*King Street [''later called State St.''] at the corner of Devonshire St., 1632-1639 [see [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fe/1stMeetingHouse_KingsBoston1881.png sketch]].<br>
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::*Cornhill [''later called Washington St.''], 1639-1808. This building burned in 1711 and a new brick church built on the same spot the following year called the '''Old Brick Church''' [see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Old_Brick_Church,_built_1712,_demolished_1808_by_unknown_artist_Old_State_House_Museum,_Boston,_MA_-_IMG_6790.JPG painting] of building, 1712-1808]. This building was sold in 1808.<br>
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::*Chauncey Place, 1808-1868 [see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1808_ChauncyPlace_1stChurch_Boston.png sketch]].<br>
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| [[#ch024|1st Christian (1804)]]
::*66 Marlborough Street, 1868 to present [see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Unitarian_Church,_Marlborough_and_Berkeley_St,_from_Robert_N._Dennis_collection_of_stereoscopic_views.jpg 19th century image] or [http://www.flickr.com/photos/24029425@N06/2590347158/ 1920 view]].<br>  
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| [[#ch025|African Baptist (1805)]]  
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| [[#ch026|Bromfield St. Meth. Epis. (1806)]]
::*A fire destroyed its building in 1968, and after it merged with the Old North Church to form '''The First and Second Church of Boston'''.<br>
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::*Voted to change its name to the '''Society of the First Church in Boston''' in 2005.<br>
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| [[#ch027|Charles St. Baptist (1807)]]  
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| [[#ch028|Park Street (1809)]]  
::*First Church in Boston, Records, 1630-1882 at the [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/record.php?id=15913263 Massachusetts Historical Society].<br>
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::*First Church - Penn Scholarship disbursement records, 1717-1819 at the [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=hua07011 Harvard University Archives].<br>
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::*List of Presiding Ministers, dates and texts of sermons at First Congregational Church, Boston, 1842-1845 at the [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/record.php?id=31716019 Boston Athenaeum].<br>
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| [[#ch030|2nd Universalist (1816)]]  
::*First Church in Boston, Records, 1844-1996 (bulk 1923-1953) at the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Collection [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00712 bMS 712].<br>
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| [[#ch031|Swedenborg (1818)]]
::*First Church, records, 1630-1847, {{FHL|229936|item|disp=FHL film 856693 Item 2, 856694 Item 1, 856697 Item 2}}.<br>
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| [[#ch032|Union United Methodist (1818)]]
:Online resources:<br>
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>
 
::*[http://www.firstchurchbostonhistory.org/homepage.html#Home Boston's First Church - its Historical Heritage].<br>
 
:Publications:<br>
 
::*William Emerson, ''An Historical Sketch of the First Church in Boston: from its formation to the present period'' (Boston, 1812), [2], 256 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historicalsketch1812emer Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=lDssAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008587122 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/228669274 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
::*Jeremiah Colburn, "Marriages in Boston, Mass. from the Original Certificates of the Clergymen Officiating" in ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 34 [1880]: [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhistor34wate#page/94/mode/2up 94-96], for 1707.<br>
 
::*Arthur B. Ellis, ''History of the First Church in Boston, 1630-1880'' (Boston, 1881), lxxxviii, 356 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historyfirstchu02elligoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=SRYFDFn4dlcC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11106751 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
::*''Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699'' (Boston, 1883; rep. 1908), vii, 281 pp.<br>This volume includes baptisms from the First Congregational Church only.<br>This volume was microfiched by the Family History Library, {{FHL|1155764|item|disp=FHL fiche 6013405-6013407}} and in digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/bostonbirthsbapt00bosto Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=bEEOAAAAIAAJ Google Books], and [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48165 Ancestry] ($). In a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=344&Da=29 American Ancestors] or [http://www.americanancestors.org/PageDetail.aspx?recordId=3726298 browse] ($).<br>WorldCat (Other Libraries), [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22157954 1883 ed.], [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4406400 1908 ed.]; {{FHL|1155764|item|disp=FHL fiche 6013405-6013407}}.<br>Sanford Charles Gladden, ''An Index to the Vital Records of Boston, 1630-1699'' ([Boulder, Colo.], 1969), ii. 188 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/78948 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|224667|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V22g}}.<br>
 
::*Anson Titus, "Marriages of Rev. Thomas Foxcroft, A.M., Boston. 1717-1769" in ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 42 [1888]: [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhisto03unkngoog#page/n164/mode/2up 152-155], [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhisto03unkngoog#page/n266/mode/2up 250-254].<br>
 
::*''Memorials in the First Church in Boston'' (Boston, 1926?), [40] pp., photographs with descriptive text.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32952677 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
::*Richard D. Pierce, ed., ''The Records of The First Church in Boston, 1630-1868'' being vols. 39 to 41 in the ''Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts: Collections'' (Boston, 1961), 1254 pp.<br>Digital version of Vol. 1 only at [http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/etas/62/ DigitalCommons] for viewing only (this takes a couple minutes to download file) and cannot be saved.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13837314 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
::*Leo W. Collins, ''This is Our Church: The Seven Societies of the First Church in Boston 1630-2005'' (Boston, 2005), iii, 181 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70714028 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
 
 
 
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| John Wilson (1632-1667)  
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| [[#ch037|Bulfinch Street (1822)]]
| Benjamin Wadsworth (1696-1725)  
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| [[#ch038|Green Street (1823)]]
| Rufus Ellis (1853-1886)
 
 
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| John Cotton (1633-1652)  
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| [[#ch040|12th Congregational (1825)]]
| Thomas Bridge (1705-1715)  
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| Stopford Wentworth Brooke (1886-1898)
 
 
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| [[#ch042|13th Congregational (1825)]]
| John Norton (1656-1663)  
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| [[#ch043|Bulfinch Place (1826)]]
| Thomas Foxcroft (1717-1769)  
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| [[#ch044|Salem Street (1827)]]
| James Eells (1898-1905)
 
 
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| John Davenport (1668-1670)  
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| [[#ch046|South Congregational (1827)]]
| Charles Chauncey (1727-1787)  
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| [[#ch047|Clarendon St. Baptist (1827)]]
| Charles Edward Park (1906-1946)
 
 
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| [[#ch048|Bethel Church (1828)]]
| James Allen (1668-1710)  
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| [[#ch049|Mariner's Church (1828)]]
| John Clarke (1778-1798)  
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| [[#ch050|St. Stephen's Epis. (1829)]]
| Duncan Howlett (1946-1958)
 
 
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| William Emerson (1799-1811)  
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| Rhys Williams (1960-2000)
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| [[#ch056|Broadway Methodist Epis. (1834)]]
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<br> 2. '''Second Church''' or '''North Church''' and latter the '''Old North Church''', 1650-1970.<br>
 
  
:Wikipedia pages: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Church,_Boston Second Church, Boston] (historic church) and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Church_in_Boston Second Church in Boston] (last building).<br>  
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1. '''First Church''', '''Old Church''' or '''Old Brick Church''' [now [http://www.firstchurchboston.org/ '''First Church of Boston''']], 1630.<br>
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Church_in_Boston Wikipedia] page.<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
::*North Square [''called Church Square in 1732''] in the North End, 1650-1776 [see [http://www.flickr.com/photos/24029425@N06/2885404820 sketch]].<br>Burned in 1676, rebuilt on old site, British troops tear down building for firewood in 1776.<br>  
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::*King Street [''later called State St.''] at the corner of Devonshire St., 1632-1639 [see [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fe/1stMeetingHouse_KingsBoston1881.png sketch]].<br>  
::*Middle Street [''became part of Hanover Street in 1824''] in the North End, 1779-1849.<br>This was formerly the church for the '''Seventh Church''' or so-called '''New Brick Church''' and became the '''Old North Church'''.<br>
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::*Cornhill [''later called Washington St.''], 1639-1808. This building burned in 1711 and a new brick church built on the same spot the following year called the '''Old Brick Church''' [see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Old_Brick_Church,_built_1712,_demolished_1808_by_unknown_artist_Old_State_House_Museum,_Boston,_MA_-_IMG_6790.JPG painting] of building, 1712-1808]. This building was sold in 1808.<br>  
::*Freeman Place on Beacon Hill, 1849-1854.<br>
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::*Chauncey Place, 1808-1868 [see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1808_ChauncyPlace_1stChurch_Boston.png sketch]].<br>  
::*Bedford Street in the Financial District, 1854-1872.<br>  
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::*66 Marlborough Street, 1868 to present [see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Unitarian_Church,_Marlborough_and_Berkeley_St,_from_Robert_N._Dennis_collection_of_stereoscopic_views.jpg 19th century image] or [http://www.flickr.com/photos/24029425@N06/2590347158/ 1920 view]].<br>  
::*Boylston Street at Copley Square, 1874-1914.<br>  
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:Note:<br>  
::*874 Beacon Street on the corner with Park Drive, 1914-1970.<br>
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::*A fire destroyed its building in 1968, and after it merged with the Old North Church to form '''The First and Second Church of Boston'''.<br>  
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::*Voted to change its name to the '''Society of the First Church in Boston''' in 2005.<br>  
::*Some members left to form the '''New North Church''' in 1714.<br>  
 
::*A group of Old Light members led by Samuel Mather seceded in 1742 to form the '''Tenth Church'''. When their pastor died in 1785, they rejoined this church.<br>
 
::*Congregation invited to combined services at the '''New Brick Church''' (''i.e. '''Seventh Church''' '') after British troops destroyed the Old North Church in 1776.<br>
 
::*This church merged with the '''Seventh Church''' [or so-called '''New Brick Church'''] to be called the '''Old North Church''' in 1779.<br>
 
::*Church shifts to Unitarian doctrine in 1802.<br>
 
::*Church building demolished in 1844 and rebuilt on the same site in 1845 and called The Second Church.<br>
 
::*Church purchased the '''Freeman Place Chapel''' and moved there. They sold their Hanover Street building to a Methodist congregation.<br>  
 
::*Church merged with the '''Church of Our Savior''' and moved into their building on Bedford Street in 1854. They sold the Freeman Place building.<br>
 
::*Church on Bedford Street dismantled, the land sold, and reassembled the building with slight modifications in Copley Square that opened in 1874.<br>
 
::*Brought property at the corner of Beacon Street and Park Drive in 1913 and built a church in 1914.<br>
 
::*The Second Church joined the '''First Church''' to form '''The First and Second Church of Boston''' in 1970.<br>  
 
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*A note in the earliest original book state that after 23 years of existence, the church had yet to get a record book and that this sad state of affairs was impossible to restore it to a desirable record. The contemporary records begin in 1673.<br>  
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::*First Church in Boston, Records, 1630-1882 at the [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/record.php?id=15913263 Massachusetts Historical Society].<br>  
::*The church vital records from 1741 to 1768 were lost during the Revolutionary War according to Worthley, but most seem present.<br>  
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::*First Church - Penn Scholarship disbursement records, 1717-1819 at the [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=hua07011 Harvard University Archives].<br>  
::*Second Church (Boston, Mass.), Records, 1650-1970, held at the [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0006 Massachusetts Historical Society].<br>  
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::*List of Presiding Ministers, dates and texts of sermons at First Congregational Church, Boston, 1842-1845 at the [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/record.php?id=31716019 Boston Athenaeum].<br>  
::*John Lathrop, account book, 1780-1802, minister of the Second Church, held by the [http://hollis.harvard.edu/?itemid=%7Clibrary/m/aleph%7C000602939 Baker Library], Harvard Business School.<br>  
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::*First Church in Boston, Records, 1844-1996 (bulk 1923-1953) at the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Collection [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00712 bMS 712].<br>  
::*Second Church, records, 1676-1816, {{FHL|277586|item|disp=FHL film 856699 Item 2}}.<br>  
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::*First Church, records, 1630-1847, {{FHL|229936|item|disp=FHL film 856693 Item 2, 856694 Item 1, 856697 Item 2}}.<br>
:Online:<br>  
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::*First Church, accounts, 1711-1788, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Am.2313.<br>
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::*List of marriages by Benjamin Wadsworth, 6 Apr. 1713 - 25 Mar. 1714, sent to town clerk, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ch.F.7.61.<br>  
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:Online resources:<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
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::*[http://www.firstchurchbostonhistory.org/homepage.html#Home Boston's First Church - its Historical Heritage].<br>
 
:Publications:<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
::*Richard Mather, John Cotton, and James Allen, ''A platform of church-discipline;&nbsp;: gathered out of the Word of God; and agreed upon by the elders and messengers of the churches assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in N.E.&nbsp;: To be presented to the churches &amp; General Court for their consideration &amp; acceptance in the Lord, the 8th. month, anno. 1649'' (1649; rep. Boston, 1701, by the Second Church), [26], 64, [6] pp.<br>Digital transcription [https://firstchurchboxford.org/~firstch1/1cc/documents/The_Cambridge_Platform_-_A_Platform_of_Church_Discipline.pdf online].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/154939287 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*William Emerson, ''An Historical Sketch of the First Church in Boston: from its formation to the present period'' (Boston, 1812), [2], 256 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historicalsketch1812emer Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=lDssAAAAYAAJ Google Books], and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008587122 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/228669274 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*Henry Ware, ''Two Discourses containing the History of the Old North and New Brick Churches, united as the Second Church in Boston'' (Boston, 1821), 61 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/twodiscoursesco00waregoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=eUssAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27700614 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*Jeremiah Colburn, "Marriages in Boston, Mass. from the Original Certificates of the Clergymen Officiating" in ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 34 [1880]: [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhistor34wate#page/94/mode/2up 94-96], for 1707.<br>
::*''Catalogue of Books Belonging to the Library of the Second Church, 1832'' (Boston, 1832), 17 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49290603 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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::*Arthur B. Ellis, ''History of the First Church in Boston, 1630-1880'' (Boston, 1881), lxxxviii, 356 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historyfirstchu02elligoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=SRYFDFn4dlcC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11106751 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*Chandler Robbins, ''A History of the Second Church, or Old North, in Boston: to which is added a History of the New Brick Church'' (Boston, 1852), viii, 320 pp.<br>Admissions and baptisms on pp. 226-291.<br>Digital versions available at [http://archive.org/details/historyofsecon00robb Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=itoxAQAAMAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1440474 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|180902|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 K2rc}}.<br>  
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::*''Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1630-1699'' (Boston, 1883; rep. 1908), vii, 281 pp.<br>This volume includes baptisms from the First Congregational Church only.<br>This volume was microfiched by the Family History Library, {{FHL|1155764|item|disp=FHL fiche 6013405-6013407}} and in digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/bostonbirthsbapt00bosto Internet Archive], [http://books.google.com/books?id=bEEOAAAAIAAJ Google Books], and [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48165 Ancestry] ($). In a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=344&Da=29 American Ancestors] or [http://www.americanancestors.org/PageDetail.aspx?recordId=3726298 browse] ($).<br>WorldCat (Other Libraries), [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22157954 1883 ed.], [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4406400 1908 ed.]; {{FHL|1155764|item|disp=FHL fiche 6013405-6013407}}.<br>Sanford Charles Gladden, ''An Index to the Vital Records of Boston, 1630-1699'' ([Boulder, Colo.], 1969), ii. 188 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/78948 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|224667|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V22g}}.<br>  
::*''Catalogue of Books Belonging to the Library'' (Boston, 1854), 56 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51339582 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*Anson Titus, "Marriages of Rev. Thomas Foxcroft, A.M., Boston. 1717-1769" in ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 42 [1888]: [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhisto03unkngoog#page/n164/mode/2up 152-155], [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhisto03unkngoog#page/n266/mode/2up 250-254].<br>  
::*Jeremiah Colburn, "Marriages in Boston, Mass. from the Original Certificates of the Clergymen Officiating" in ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 34 [1880]: [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhistor34wate#page/94/mode/2up 94-96], for 1701 and 1715.<br>  
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::*''Memorials in the First Church in Boston'' (Boston, 1926?), [40] pp., photographs with descriptive text.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32952677 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*Francis H. Brown, ''The Historical and Other Records Belonging to the Second Church in Boston'' ([Boston, 1888]), 12 pp.<br>Digital version available at [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009832047 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45639891 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*Richard D. Pierce, ed., ''The Records of The First Church in Boston, 1630-1868'' being vols. 39 to 41 in the ''Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts: Collections'' (Boston, 1961), 1254 pp.<br>Digital version of Vol. 1 only at [http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/etas/62/ DigitalCommons] for viewing only (this takes a couple minutes to download file) and cannot be saved.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13837314 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*George Henry Eager, ''Historical Sketch of the Second Church in Boston'' (Boston, 1894), 43 pp.<br>Digital Version available at [http://archive.org/details/historicalsketch1894eage Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4400135 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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::*Leo W. Collins, ''This is Our Church: The Seven Societies of the First Church in Boston 1630-2005'' (Boston, 2005), iii, 181 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70714028 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*''Three Centuries of Christian Church Life, 1649-1949'' ([Boston], 1949), 13 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32963116 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*John Nicholls Booth, ''The Story of the Second Church in Boston, the original Old North; including the Old North Church Mystery'' (Boston, 1959), 92 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4861019 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
 
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| Chandler Robbins (1833-1874)  
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| DuBois LeFevre (1933-1940
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| Walton E. Cole (1941-1945)
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| James Eells (1898-1905)
 
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| Joshua Gee (1723-1748)  
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| Edward Augustus Horton (1880-1892)  
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| G. Ernest Lynch Jr. (1947-1949)
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| Charles Edward Park (1906-1946)
 
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| Samuel Mather (1732-1741)  
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| John Nicholls Booth (1958-1964)
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| John Lathrop (1768-1816)  
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| Joshua Moody, asst. (1684-1693)  
| Eugene Rodman Shippen (1920-1929)  
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| John Lovejoy Abbott (1813-1814)  
| John K. Hammon (1964-1970)
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| Stephen Kendrick (2001-20--)
 
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| Henry Ware Jr. (1817-1830)  
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| John Bailey, asst. (1693-1697)  
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| Rosemary Lloyd (2005-20--)
 
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<br> 3. '''Quaker Meetinghouse''', 1661-1808, 1870-present.<br>  
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2. '''Second Church''' or '''North Church''' and latter the '''Old North Church''', 1650-1970.<br>  
  
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:Wikipedia pages: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Church,_Boston Second Church, Boston] (historic church) and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Church_in_Boston Second Church in Boston] (last building).<br>
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
::*Brattle Street on the part that was later called Brattle Square, to ca. 1710.<br>The Society of Friends met in Boston as early as 1664. They built the first brick meeting house in Boston in 1694.<br>  
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::*North Square [''called Church Square in 1732''] in the North End, 1650-1776 [see [http://www.flickr.com/photos/24029425@N06/2885404820 sketch]].<br>Burned in 1676, rebuilt on old site, British troops tear down building for firewood in 1776.<br>  
::*Leverett's Lane [''also called Quaker Lane and later became Congress Street''], ca. 1710-1808.<br>  
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::*Middle Street [''became part of Hanover Street in 1824''] in the North End, 1779-1849.<br>This was formerly the church for the '''Seventh Church''' or so-called '''New Brick Church''' and became the '''Old North Church'''.<br>
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::*Freeman Place on Beacon Hill, 1849-1854.<br>
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::*Bedford Street in the Financial District, 1854-1872.<br>
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::*Boylston Street at Copley Square, 1874-1914.<br>
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::*874 Beacon Street on the corner with Park Drive, 1914-1970.<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
::*Their meeting house was burned in the Great Fire of 1760 and they rebuilt on the same site.<br>  
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::*Some members left to form the '''New North Church''' in 1714.<br>
::*They voted to "laid down" in 1808, though they met informally at Milton Place (in 1847).<br>  
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::*A group of Old Light members led by Samuel Mather seceded in 1742 to form the '''Tenth Church'''. When their pastor died in 1785, they rejoined this church.<br>
::*The Boston meeting was officially restarted in 1870 and became a Monthly Meeting in 1883.<br>  
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::*Congregation invited to combined services at the '''New Brick Church''' (''i.e. '''Seventh Church''' '') after British troops destroyed the Old North Church in 1776.<br>
::*Boston Monthly Meeting merged into the Cambridge Monthly Meeting in 1944.<br>  
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::*This church merged with the '''Seventh Church''' [or so-called '''New Brick Church'''] to be called the '''Old North Church''' in 1779.<br>
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::*Church shifts to Unitarian doctrine in 1802.<br>
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::*Church building demolished in 1844 and rebuilt on the same site in 1845 and called The Second Church.<br>  
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::*Church purchased the '''Freeman Place Chapel''' and moved there. They sold their Hanover Street building to a Methodist congregation.<br>
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::*Church merged with the '''Church of Our Savior''' and moved into their building on Bedford Street in 1854. They sold the Freeman Place building.<br>
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::*Church on Bedford Street dismantled, the land sold, and reassembled the building with slight modifications in Copley Square that opened in 1874.<br>  
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::*Brought property at the corner of Beacon Street and Park Drive in 1913 and built a church in 1914.<br>  
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::*The Second Church joined the '''First Church''' to form '''The First and Second Church of Boston''' in 1970.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*Boston Working Group, 1661-1707;<br>  
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::*A note in the earliest original book state that after 23 years of existence, the church had yet to get a record book and that this sad state of affairs was impossible to restore it to a desirable record. The contemporary records begin in 1673.<br>  
::*Boston Preparative Meeting, 1707-1792;<br>  
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::*The church vital records from 1741 to 1768 were lost during the Revolutionary War according to Worthley, but most seem present.<br>  
::*Boston Working Group, 1792-1808;<br>  
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::*Second Church (Boston, Mass.), Records, 1650-1970, held at the [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0006 Massachusetts Historical Society].<br>  
::*Boston Working Group, 1870-1879; and<br>  
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::*John Lathrop, account book, 1780-1802, minister of the Second Church, held by the [http://hollis.harvard.edu/?itemid=%7Clibrary/m/aleph%7C000602939 Baker Library], Harvard Business School.<br>  
::*Boston Preparative Meeting, 1879-1883 are<br>All part of the Salem Monthly Meeting records held by the Rhode Island Historical Society.<br>  
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::*Second Church, records, 1676-1816, {{FHL|277586|item|disp=FHL film 856699 Item 2}}.<br>  
::*Boston Monthly Meeting, 1883-1944, held by the Rhode Island Historical Society.<br>  
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:Online:<br>  
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::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
::*George Selleck, ''Quakers in Boston, 1656-1964: Three Centuries of Friends in Boston and Cambridge'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1976), xii, 349 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3185998 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|383731|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 K2sg}}.<br>  
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::*Richard Mather, John Cotton, and James Allen, ''A platform of church-discipline;&nbsp;: gathered out of the Word of God; and agreed upon by the elders and messengers of the churches assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in N.E.&nbsp;: To be presented to the churches &amp; General Court for their consideration &amp; acceptance in the Lord, the 8th. month, anno. 1649'' (1649; rep. Boston, 1701, by the Second Church), [26], 64, [6] pp.<br>Digital transcription [https://firstchurchboxford.org/~firstch1/1cc/documents/The_Cambridge_Platform_-_A_Platform_of_Church_Discipline.pdf online].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/154939287 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*Richard D. Stattler, ''Guide to the Records of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in New England'' ([Providence, R.I.], 1997), iv, 113 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45195875 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|686253|item|disp=FHL book 974 K2sr}}.<br>
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::*Henry Ware, ''Two Discourses containing the History of the Old North and New Brick Churches, united as the Second Church in Boston'' (Boston, 1821), 61 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/twodiscoursesco00waregoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=eUssAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27700614 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''Catalogue of Books Belonging to the Library of the Second Church, 1832'' (Boston, 1832), 17 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49290603 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
<br> 4. '''Annabaptist Church''' or [http://www.firstbaptistchurchofboston.org '''First Baptist Church'''], 1665.<br>  
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::*Chandler Robbins, ''A History of the Second Church, or Old North, in Boston: to which is added a History of the New Brick Church'' (Boston, 1852), viii, 320 pp.<br>Admissions and baptisms on pp. 226-291.<br>Digital versions available at [http://archive.org/details/historyofsecon00robb Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=itoxAQAAMAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1440474 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|180902|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 K2rc}}.<br>  
 
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::*''Catalogue of Books Belonging to the Library'' (Boston, 1854), 56 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51339582 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Baptist_Church_%28Boston,_Massachusetts%29 Wikipedia] page.<br>
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::*Jeremiah Colburn, "Marriages in Boston, Mass. from the Original Certificates of the Clergymen Officiating" in ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 34 [1880]: [http://archive.org/stream/newenglandhistor34wate#page/94/mode/2up 94-96], for 1701 and 1715.<br>  
:Locations:<br>
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::*Francis H. Brown, ''The Historical and Other Records Belonging to the Second Church in Boston'' ([Boston, 1888]), 12 pp.<br>Digital versions available at [http://archive.org/details/historicalotherr00seco Internet Archive] and [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009832047 Hathi Trust].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45639891 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*The group first met usually at the home of Thomas Gould, the first pastor, in Charlestown [''not then part of Boston''] and later at his place on Noodle's Island [''now East Boston''], 1665-1679.
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::*George Henry Eager, ''Historical Sketch of the Second Church in Boston'' (Boston, 1894), 43 pp.<br>Digital Version available at [http://archive.org/details/historicalsketch1894eage Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4400135 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*The first meetinghouse built off from Back Street on the shore of the Mill Pond in the North End [''later it became Stillman Street''], 1679-1771.<br>  
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::*''Three Centuries of Christian Church Life, 1649-1949'' ([Boston], 1949), 13 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32963116 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*They built a larger structure on the same site, 1771-1829.<br>
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::*John Nicholls Booth, ''The Story of the Second Church in Boston, the original Old North; including the Old North Church Mystery'' (Boston, 1959), 92 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4861019 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*They built a brick church on Hanover Street at the corner of Union Street, 1829-1854.<br>
 
::*They moved to a brick building on Somerset Street on Beacon Hill, 1854-1877.<br>
 
::*They moved to the '''Suffolk Street Chapel''' at the corner of Shawmut Avenue and Rutland Street in the South End, 1877-1882.<br>
 
::*They moved to the church at 110 Commonwealth Avenue at the corner of Clarendon Street, 1882-present.<br>
 
:Notes:<br>
 
::*This church was formed by two women and seven men in Charlestown in 1665.<br>
 
::*Its doors were ordered nailed shut in 1680 by order of the Governor and Council for a week.<br>
 
::*Its pastor Samuel Stillman help to establish Rhode Island College [''now Brown University''] and the first Baptist Missionary Society in America [''now The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts''] in 1764.<br>
 
::*First African Church [''now the People's Baptist Church in Roxbury''] gathered here in 1805.<br>
 
::*Established a sabbath school in 1816.<br>
 
::*Found the Newton Theological School [''now the Andover Newton Theological School''] in 1825.<br>
 
::*The congregation sold their church to a new congregation that formed in South Boston and the building was floated over to its new location in 1829.<br>
 
::*The '''Shawmut Avenue Baptist Church''' merged with this church in 1877.<br>
 
::*The church bought its present building from the Brattle Square Unitarian Society who had it constructed in 1872.<br>
 
:Records:<br>
 
::*First Baptist Church, records, 1665-1960, held by [http://anew.sirsi.net/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/49/ Andover Newton Theological School], Newton, Mass., Mss. 1986-2 [''search catalog with church as author''], and six microfilmed subsets of this collection.<br>  
 
::*First Baptist Church, records, 1665-1879, {{FHL|277649|item|disp=FHL film 856702 Item 6}}.<br>  
 
::*First Baptist Church, record book, 1665-1797 (microfilm), 217 leaves, [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36674691 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] and [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48010039 WorldCat (Other Libraries)].<br>  
 
::*First Baptist Church, records, 1771-1960 (microfilm), held by the [http://abhsarchives.org/docs/Colgate_Original.pdf American Baptist - Samuel Colgate Historical Library], Mercer University, Atlanta, Ga.<br>  
 
::*First Baptist Church, records, 1665-1838, transcription by James S. Loring in 1848 of the list of members with baptisms and deaths, held by [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/record.php?id=50024420 Massachusetts Historical Society].<br>
 
:Online:<br>
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>
 
:Publications:<br>
 
::*James M. Winchell, ''Jubilee Sermon: Two Discourses Exhibiting an Historical Sketch of the First Baptist Church in Boston from its First Formation in Charlestown 1655 to the Beginning of 1818 (Boston, 1819), 47 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15569613 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>''
 
::*''A Brief History of the First Baptist Church in Boston, with a list of its present members'' (Boston, 1839), 36 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36725203 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*''A Brief History of the First Baptist Church in Boston, with a list of its present members'' (Boston, 1843), 36 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18891591 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*''A Brief History of the First Baptist Church in Boston, with a list of its present members'' (Boston, 1853), 36 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=YgoXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39323489 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*''Historical Sketch of the First Baptist Church, Boston: With the Church covenant, articles of faith, and a list of present members'' (Boston, 1891), 64 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13047440 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*Nathan E. Wood, ''The History of the First Baptist Church of Boston'' (Philadelphia, 1899), x, 378 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historyfirstbap01woodgoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=qFwYwvjornAC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2222240 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|180735|item|disp=FHL film 1320779 Item 3}}.<br>  
 
::*John W. Brush, ''Legacy of Faith: A Short History of the First Baptist Church of Boston'' (Groveland, Mass., 1965), 68 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9628542 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
 
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| J. Walter Sillen (1971-1981)
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| Nathan Eusebius Wood (1894-1899)  
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| Milton P. Ryder (1982-2001)
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| John K. Hammon (1964-1970)
 
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| Francis Harold Rowley (1900-1910)
 
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<br> 5. '''Third Church''' or '''South Church''' [now called [http://www.oldsouth.org/ '''Old South Church in Boston'''] officially or the '''New Old North Church'''], 1669.<br>  
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3. '''Quaker Meetinghouse''', 1661-1808, 1870-present.<br>  
  
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_South_Church Wikipedia] page.<br>
 
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
::*Cedar Meeting House, 1670-1729.<br>This was on Marlborough Street [''between Summer and School Streets and became part of Washington Street in 1824 at the corner of Milk Street''']. This building was torn down as it was no longer big enough, and the new brick meeting house (below) constructed on the same spot.<br>  
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::*Brattle Street on the part that was later called Brattle Square, to ca. 1710.<br>The Society of Friends met in Boston as early as 1664. They built the first brick meeting house in Boston in 1694.<br>  
::*[http://www.oldsouthmeetinghouse.org/default.aspx Old South Meeting House], 1729-1875.<br>  
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::*Leverett's Lane [''also called Quaker Lane and later became Congress Street''], ca. 1710-1808.<br>  
::*645 Boylston Street (at the corner of Dartmouth St.) on Copley Square, 1875-present.<br>  
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:Notes:<br>  
:Note:<br>  
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::*Their meeting house was burned in the Great Fire of 1760 and they rebuilt on the same site.<br>  
::*This church was organized by twenty-eight members from the First Church who believed in the Halfway Covenant in 1669.<br>  
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::*They voted to "laid down" in 1808, though they met informally at Milton Place (in 1847).<br>  
::*This congregation occupied King's Chapel from 1777 to 1782 during the Revolutionary War when that church's ministers fled.<br>  
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::*The Boston meeting was officially restarted in 1870 and became a Monthly Meeting in 1883.<br>  
::*This church joined with the Park Street Church to form the City Mission Society for the purpose of serving the city's poor in 1816. These records are held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-cms Congregational Library, RG 1031], Boston.<br>  
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::*Boston Monthly Meeting merged into the Cambridge Monthly Meeting in 1944.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*Old South Church, Records, 1669-1997, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bosc Congregational Library].<br>Old South Church, records, 1669-1875, {{FHL|277700|item|disp=FHL film 856694 Item 2}}.<br>
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::*Boston Working Group, 1661-1707;<br>
:Online:<br>  
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::*Boston Preparative Meeting, 1707-1792;<br>
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
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::*Boston Working Group, 1792-1808;<br>
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::*Boston Working Group, 1870-1879; and<br>
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::*Boston Preparative Meeting, 1879-1883 are<br>All part of the Salem Monthly Meeting records held by the Rhode Island Historical Society.<br>
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::*Boston Monthly Meeting, 1883-1944, held by the Rhode Island Historical Society.<br>
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::*Friends' Meeting House, account of losses in fire in 1760, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.Am.1809(45).<br>  
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::*Society of Friends papers, 1842-1924, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=detailsG.IDC,SPECIFIC=12989,DATABASE=GROUP, The Bostonian Society, MS0093].<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
::*John Hull, "Narrative of the separation of the Old South (Third) Church from the First Church, 1670's".<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54532243 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*George Selleck, ''Quakers in Boston, 1656-1964: Three Centuries of Friends in Boston and Cambridge'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1976), xii, 349 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3185998 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|383731|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 K2sg}}.<br>  
::*Benjamin B. Wisner, ''History of the Old South Church'' (Boston, 1830) [''in four sermons''], 122 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyofoldsout1830wisn Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=kYMsAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4151841 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|277586|item|disp=FHL film 1698203 Item 7}}.<br>  
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::*Richard D. Stattler, ''Guide to the Records of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in New England'' ([Providence, R.I.], 1997), iv, 113 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45195875 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|686253|item|disp=FHL book 974 K2sr}}.<br>
::*''The Confession of Faith and Form of Covenant, of the Old South Church, in Boston, Massachusetts, with Lists of the Founders, the Pastors, the Ruling Elders and Deacons, and the Members'' (Boston, 1841) [''earlier and later editions'''], 88 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/confessionoffait00olds Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=q60qOUzyxwUC Google Books] (1855 ed.).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/810112054 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''List of Pastors, Officers, and Members of the Old South Church, in Boston, June 1, 1870: also, a list of members admitted since January 1, 1855'' (Boston, 1870), 34 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/8420818 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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<br>
::*Elizabeth Putnam Sohier, ''History of the Old South Church of Boston'' (Boston, 1876), 73 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/5910139 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*Everett W. Burdett, ''History of the Old South Meeting-House in Boston'' (Boston, 1877), 106 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historyoldsouth01burdgoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=QXURAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4392518 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''An Historical Catalogue of the Old South Church (Third Church) Boston'' (Boston, 1883).<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historicalcatalo00olds Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com?id=AjYvhIFuRhUC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/263035303 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|256715|item|disp=FHL film 476882}} (with digital link).<br>  
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::*Hamilton A. Hill, ''History of the Old South Church (Third Church) Boston 1669-1884'' (Boston, 1890), 2v.<br>Digital versions at Internet Archive ([http://archive.org/details/historyofoldsout01hill v. 1] and [http://archive.org/details/historyofoldsout02hill v. 2]) and Google Books ([http://books.google.com/books?id=QNcMAAAAYAAJ v. 1] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=EuSVOPIwcosC v. 2]).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11488736 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|178686|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 K2h (off-site) or film 1698141 Item 15}}.<br>  
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4. '''Annabaptist Church''' or [http://www.firstbaptistchurchofboston.org '''First Baptist Church'''], 1665.<br>  
::*Richard B. Stanley, ''Old South Church in Boston: its history in outline, 1669-1927'' (Boston, 1927?), 29 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12540120 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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::*''History of the Old South Church of Boston'' (Boston?, 1929), 71 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11899022 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Baptist_Church_%28Boston,_Massachusetts%29 Wikipedia] page.<br>
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
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:Locations:<br>
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::*The group first met usually at the home of Thomas Gould, the first pastor, in Charlestown [''not then part of Boston''] and later at his place on Noodle's Island [''now East Boston''], 1665-1679.
 +
::*The first meetinghouse built off from Back Street on the shore of the Mill Pond in the North End [''later it became Stillman Street''], 1679-1771.<br>
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::*They built a larger structure on the same site, 1771-1829.<br>
 +
::*They built a brick church on Hanover Street at the corner of Union Street, 1829-1854.<br>
 +
::*They moved to a brick building on Somerset Street on Beacon Hill, 1854-1877.<br>
 +
::*They moved to the '''Suffolk Street Chapel''' at the corner of Shawmut Avenue and Rutland Street in the South End, 1877-1882.<br>
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::*They moved to the church at 110 Commonwealth Avenue at the corner of Clarendon Street, 1882-present.<br>
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:Notes:<br>
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::*This church was formed by two women and seven men in Charlestown in 1665.<br>
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::*Its doors were ordered nailed shut in 1680 by order of the Governor and Council for a week.<br>
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::*Its pastor Samuel Stillman help to establish Rhode Island College [''now Brown University''] and the first Baptist Missionary Society in America [''now The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts''] in 1764.<br>
 +
::*First African Church [''now the People's Baptist Church in Roxbury''] gathered here in 1805.<br>
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::*Established a sabbath school in 1816.<br>
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::*Found the Newton Theological School [''now the Andover Newton Theological School''] in 1825.<br>
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::*The congregation sold their church to a new congregation that formed in South Boston and the building was floated over to its new location in 1829.<br>
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::*The '''Shawmut Avenue Baptist Church''' merged with this church in 1877.<br>
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::*The church bought its present building from the Brattle Square Unitarian Society who had it constructed in 1872.<br>  
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:Records:<br>
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::*First Baptist Church, records, 1665-1960, held by [http://anew.sirsi.net/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/49/ Andover Newton Theological School], Newton, Mass., Mss. 1986-2 [''search catalog with church as author''], and six microfilmed subsets of this collection.<br>
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::*First Baptist Church, records, 1665-1879, {{FHL|277649|item|disp=FHL film 856702 Item 6}}.<br>  
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::*First Baptist Church, record book, 1665-1797 (microfilm), 217 leaves, [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36674691 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] and [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48010039 WorldCat (Other Libraries)].<br>
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::*First Baptist Church, records, 1771-1960 (microfilm), held by the [http://abhsarchives.org/docs/Colgate_Original.pdf American Baptist - Samuel Colgate Historical Library], Mercer University, Atlanta, Ga.<br>
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::*First Baptist Church, records, 1665-1838, transcription by James S. Loring in 1848 of the list of members with baptisms and deaths, held by [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/record.php?id=50024420 Massachusetts Historical Society].<br>
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::*Membership list for the First Baptist Church of Boston, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1102732~S0 Mss 1104, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>Membership list 1665-1846 for the First Baptist Church of Boston written in pencil on the first 123 pages. List is arranged alphabetically by surname with date admitted, method (baptism, letter, etc.), and notes. The notes concern dismissal, marriage, death, etc. End sheet has First Baptist church constituted AD 1665 Boston" in ink .There is a note by Cyrus Pitt Grosvenor dated Boston Dec 17 1828 concerning the intention to copy the early records of the church followed by "copy of the original records of the First Baptist Church" on the gathering of the church in 1665 and baptisms in 1665 and 1669 [records end with this single page]. The remainder of the ledger is blank.<br>
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:Online:<br>
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::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>
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:Publications:<br>
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::*James M. Winchell, ''Jubilee Sermon: Two Discourses Exhibiting an Historical Sketch of the First Baptist Church in Boston from its First Formation in Charlestown 1655 to the Beginning of 1818 (Boston, 1819), 47 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15569613 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>''
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::*''A Brief History of the First Baptist Church in Boston, with a list of its present members'' (Boston, 1839), 36 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/36725203 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''A Brief History of the First Baptist Church in Boston, with a list of its present members'' (Boston, 1843), 36 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18891591 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''A Brief History of the First Baptist Church in Boston, with a list of its present members'' (Boston, 1853), 36 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=YgoXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39323489 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''Historical Sketch of the First Baptist Church, Boston: With the Church covenant, articles of faith, and a list of present members'' (Boston, 1891), 64 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13047440 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*Nathan E. Wood, ''The History of the First Baptist Church of Boston'' (Philadelphia, 1899), x, 378 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historyfirstbap01woodgoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=qFwYwvjornAC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2222240 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|180735|item|disp=FHL film 1320779 Item 3}}.<br>  
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::*John W. Brush, ''Legacy of Faith: A Short History of the First Baptist Church of Boston'' (Groveland, Mass., 1965), 68 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9628542 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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<br> 6. '''French Huguenot Church''', 1686-1748/1764.  
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5. '''Third Church''' or '''South Church''' [now called [http://www.oldsouth.org/ '''Old South Church in Boston'''] officially or the '''New Old North Church'''], 1669.<br>
  
:Locations:  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_South_Church Wikipedia] page.<br>
::*Boston offered the use of the Boston Latin School on School Street for as long as they needed, 1685-1715.<br>  
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:Locations:<br>
::*They purchased land on School Street in 1704 but were not allowed to build their church until 1715.<br>  
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::*Cedar Meeting House, 1670-1729.<br>This was on Marlborough Street [''between Summer and School Streets and became part of Washington Street in 1824 at the corner of Milk Street''']. This building was torn down as it was no longer big enough, and the new brick meeting house (below) constructed on the same spot.<br>
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::*[http://www.oldsouthmeetinghouse.org/default.aspx Old South Meeting House], 1729-1875.<br>  
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::*645 Boylston Street (at the corner of Dartmouth St.) on Copley Square, 1875-present.<br>  
 
:Note:<br>  
 
:Note:<br>  
::*They sold their building to the Eleventh Congregational Church in 1748 as there were only seven congregants left.<br>  
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::*This church was organized by twenty-eight members from the First Church who believed in the Halfway Covenant in 1669.<br>  
::*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Huguenots_plaque,_Boston,_MA_-_IMG_6664.JPG Commemorative plaque] about their church [''no location given''].<br>  
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::*This congregation occupied King's Chapel from 1777 to 1782 during the Revolutionary War when that church's ministers fled.<br>
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::*This church joined with the Park Street Church to form the City Mission Society for the purpose of serving the city's poor in 1816. These records are held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-cms Congregational Library, RG 1031], Boston.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*No extant records.<br>  
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::*Old South Church, Records, 1669-1997, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bosc Congregational Library].<br>Old South Church, records, 1669-1875, {{FHL|277700|item|disp=FHL film 856694 Item 2}}.<br>
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:Online:<br>
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::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
::*Abiel Holmes, ''Memoir of the French Protestants, who Settled at Oxford, Massachusetts, A.D. 1686; with a Sketch of the Entire History of the Protestants of France'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1826), iv, 84 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://www.kouroo.info/kouroo/transclusions/18/26/1826_Huguenots.pdf online].<br>Reprinted in ''Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society'', 3rd Series, 2 [1830]: [http://books.google.com/books?id=0r8TAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA1 1-83].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2202649 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*John Hull, "Narrative of the separation of the Old South (Third) Church from the First Church, 1670's".<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54532243 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
::*E. T. Fisher, trans., ''Report of a French Protestant Refugee, in Boston, 1687'' (Brooklyn, 1868), 42 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/reportoffrenchpr00fish Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=c2xHAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12027639 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*Benjamin B. Wisner, ''History of the Old South Church'' (Boston, 1830) [''in four sermons''], 122 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/historyofoldsout1830wisn Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=kYMsAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4151841 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|277586|item|disp=FHL film 1698203 Item 7}}.<br>  
::*Charles C. Smith, "The French Protestants in Boston" in Justin Windsor, ed., ''Memorial History of Boston'' (Boston, 1880-1881), [http://books.google.com/books?id=U0AOAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA249 2: 249-268].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/978152 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|191622|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2wj or film 1036727}} (with digital link).<br>  
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::*''The Confession of Faith and Form of Covenant, of the Old South Church, in Boston, Massachusetts, with Lists of the Founders, the Pastors, the Ruling Elders and Deacons, and the Members'' (Boston, 1841) [''earlier and later editions'''], 88 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/confessionoffait00olds Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=q60qOUzyxwUC Google Books] (1855 ed.).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/810112054 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
::*Charles W. Baird, ''History of the Huguenot Emigration to America'' (New York, 1885; rep. Baltimore, 1966), 2: [http://archive.org/stream/cihm_07410#page/n235/mode/2up 220-254].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/421483 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (1966 ed.); {{FHL|112854|item|disp=FHL book 973 F2hb}} (1966 ed., with digital link) and {{FHL|129079|item|disp=FHL film 496568}}.<br>  
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::*''List of Pastors, Officers, and Members of the Old South Church, in Boston, June 1, 1870: also, a list of members admitted since January 1, 1855'' (Boston, 1870), 34 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/8420818 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
::*Worthington C. Ford, "Ezechiel Carre and the French Church in Boston" in ''Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society'', 52 [1918-1919]: 121-132.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1695300 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1264031|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 C4p}}.<br>  
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::*Elizabeth Putnam Sohier, ''History of the Old South Church of Boston'' (Boston, 1876), 73 pp.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/5910139 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
::*Percival Merritt, "The French Protestant Church in Boston" in the ''Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts: Transactions'', 26 [1927]: 323-347, and published privately in 1927.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1564125 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|481450|item|disp=FHL film 844531}}.<br>  
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::*Everett W. Burdett, ''History of the Old South Meeting-House in Boston'' (Boston, 1877), 106 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historyoldsouth01burdgoog Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=QXURAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/4392518 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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::*''An Historical Catalogue of the Old South Church (Third Church) Boston'' (Boston, 1883).<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/historicalcatalo00olds Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com?id=AjYvhIFuRhUC Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/263035303 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|256715|item|disp=FHL film 476882}} (with digital link).<br>  
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::*Hamilton A. Hill, ''History of the Old South Church (Third Church) Boston 1669-1884'' (Boston, 1890), 2v.<br>Digital versions at Internet Archive ([http://archive.org/details/historyofoldsout01hill v. 1] and [http://archive.org/details/historyofoldsout02hill v. 2]) and Google Books ([http://books.google.com/books?id=QNcMAAAAYAAJ v. 1] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=EuSVOPIwcosC v. 2]).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11488736 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|178686|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 K2h (off-site) or film 1698141 Item 15}}.<br>  
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::*Richard B. Stanley, ''Old South Church in Boston: its history in outline, 1669-1927'' (Boston, 1927?), 29 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12540120 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 +
::*''History of the Old South Church of Boston'' (Boston?, 1929), 71 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/11899022 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
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| Joseph Sewall (1713-1769)
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| Joshua Huntington (1808-1819)
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| Thomas Prince (1718-1758)
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| Benjamin B. Wisner (1821-1832)
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<br> 7. [http://www.kings-chapel.org/ '''King's Chapel'''], 1688.<br>
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6. '''French Huguenot Church''', 1686-1748/1764.  
  
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King%27s_Chapel Wikipedia] page.<br>
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:Locations:  
:Location:<br>  
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::*Boston offered the use of the Boston Latin School on School Street for as long as they needed, 1685-1715.<br>  
::*58 Tremont Street at the corner with School Street has been its only location.<br>  
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::*They purchased land on School Street in 1704 but were not allowed to build their church until 1715.<br>  
 
:Note:<br>  
 
:Note:<br>  
::*The first building was a small wooden meeting house where the current building now standing, 1689, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1stKingsChapel_Boston.jpg sketch].<br>
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::*They sold their building to the Eleventh Congregational Church in 1748 as there were only seven congregants left.<br>  
::*Box pews were built in 1712.<br>  
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::*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Huguenots_plaque,_Boston,_MA_-_IMG_6664.JPG Commemorative plaque] about their church [''no location given''].<br>  
::*First church organ in New England installed here in 1714.<br>
 
::*A larger building of Quincy granite replaced the dilapidated wooden structure. The lot to the east was purchased for the expansion. Work began in 1749 and the church opened in 1754. See a view in 1843 in a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TremontSt_ca1843_Boston_byPhilipHarry_MFABoston.png Philip Harry] painting.<br>
 
::*There was no minister for this church when the British were driven out in 1776. The building, then called the '''Stone Chapel''', was used by the Old South Meeting House congregational with some of the old parishioners until the church settled a minister in 1782.<br>
 
::*The Minister Rev. Henry Caner left for Halifax, N.S., with the church records in 1776. Seemingly these have been returned.<br>
 
::*This congregation temporarily merged with '''Trinity Church''' from 1777 to 1781.<br>
 
::*This church severed its ties with the Church of England in 1785, it has kept a quasi-Episcopalian form of church government, and considered Unitarian.<br>  
 
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*King's Chapel, records, 1686-1942, held by the Massachusetts Historical Society, [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0249&hi=on&tag=archdesc&query=king%27s%20chapel Ms. N-1867].<br>  
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::*No extant records.<br>
::*"Graves with and without stones, King's Chapel, Boston, Mass.," [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071727~S0 Mss C 1021], R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.  
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:Publications:<br>
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::*Abiel Holmes, ''Memoir of the French Protestants, who Settled at Oxford, Massachusetts, A.D. 1686; with a Sketch of the Entire History of the Protestants of France'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1826), iv, 84 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://www.kouroo.info/kouroo/transclusions/18/26/1826_Huguenots.pdf online].<br>Reprinted in ''Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society'', 3rd Series, 2 [1830]: [http://books.google.com/books?id=0r8TAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA1 1-83].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2202649 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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::*E. T. Fisher, trans., ''Report of a French Protestant Refugee, in Boston, 1687'' (Brooklyn, 1868), 42 pp.<br>Digital versions at [http://archive.org/details/reportoffrenchpr00fish Internet Archive] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=c2xHAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12027639 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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::*Charles C. Smith, "The French Protestants in Boston" in Justin Windsor, ed., ''Memorial History of Boston'' (Boston, 1880-1881), [http://books.google.com/books?id=U0AOAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA249 2: 249-268].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/978152 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|191622|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2wj or film 1036727}} (with digital link).<br>
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::*Charles W. Baird, ''History of the Huguenot Emigration to America'' (New York, 1885; rep. Baltimore, 1966), 2: [http://archive.org/stream/cihm_07410#page/n235/mode/2up 220-254].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/421483 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] (1966 ed.); {{FHL|112854|item|disp=FHL book 973 F2hb}} (1966 ed., with digital link) and {{FHL|129079|item|disp=FHL film 496568}}.<br>
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::*Worthington C. Ford, "Ezechiel Carre and the French Church in Boston" in ''Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society'', 52 [1918-1919]: 121-132.<br>No digital version available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1695300 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1264031|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 C4p}}.<br>
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::*Percival Merritt, "The French Protestant Church in Boston" in the ''Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts: Transactions'', 26 [1927]: 323-347, and published privately in 1927.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1564125 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|481450|item|disp=FHL film 844531}}.<br>
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7. [http://www.kings-chapel.org/ '''King's Chapel'''], 1688.<br>
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 +
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King%27s_Chapel Wikipedia] page.<br>
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:Location:<br>
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::*58 Tremont Street at the corner with School Street has been its only location.<br>
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:Note:<br>
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::*The first building was a small wooden meeting house where the current building now standing, 1689, see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1stKingsChapel_Boston.jpg sketch].<br>
 +
::*Box pews were built in 1712.<br>
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::*First church organ in New England installed here in 1714.<br>
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::*A larger building of Quincy granite replaced the dilapidated wooden structure. The lot to the east was purchased for the expansion. Work began in 1749 and the church opened in 1754. See a view in 1843 in a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TremontSt_ca1843_Boston_byPhilipHarry_MFABoston.png Philip Harry] painting.<br>
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::*There was no minister for this church when the British were driven out in 1776. The building, then called the '''Stone Chapel''', was used by the Old South Meeting House congregational with some of the old parishioners until the church settled a minister in 1782.<br>
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::*The Minister Rev. Henry Caner left for Halifax, N.S., with the church records in 1776. Seemingly these have been returned.<br>
 +
::*This congregation temporarily merged with '''Trinity Church''' from 1777 to 1781.<br>
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::*This church severed its ties with the Church of England in 1785, it has kept a quasi-Episcopalian form of church government, and considered Unitarian.<br>
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:Records:<br>
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::*King's Chapel, records, 1686-1942, held by the Massachusetts Historical Society, [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0249&hi=on&tag=archdesc&query=king%27s%20chapel Ms. N-1867].<br>  
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::*"Graves with and without stones, King's Chapel, Boston, Mass.," [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071727~S0 Mss C 1021, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society].<br>
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::*King's Chapel, pew owners' list, n.d. (but before 1775), [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071314~S0 Mss C 1004, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society].<br>
 
::*King's Chapel, records, i.e. baptisms (1703-1824), marriages (1718-1842), and burials (1714-1844), {{FHL|228481|item|disp=FHL films 837128, 856698 Item 2, 837129 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
::*King's Chapel, records, i.e. baptisms (1703-1824), marriages (1718-1842), and burials (1714-1844), {{FHL|228481|item|disp=FHL films 837128, 856698 Item 2, 837129 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
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<br> 8. '''Fourth Church''', '''Brattle Street Church''', and last the '''Church in Brattle Square''', 1698-1876.<br>  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brattle_Street_Church Wikipedia] page.<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brattle_Street_Church Wikipedia] page.<br>  
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<br> 9. '''Fifth Church''' or '''New North Church''', 1714-1863/1884.<br>  
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::*This church merged with the '''Bulfinch Street Church''' in 1863 though this church society was active until 1884. The merged church ceased not long after this date.<br>  
 
::*This church merged with the '''Bulfinch Street Church''' in 1863 though this church society was active until 1884. The merged church ceased not long after this date.<br>  
 
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:Records:<br>  
::*New North Church, records, 1714-1870 (microfilm), held by the Boston Public Library.<br>Being church registers, v. 1 (1714-1797) and v. 2 (1813-1870).<br>Are original records held by the Rare Books and Manuscript Department?<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/654786926 WorldCat (Other Libraries)].<br>  
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::*New North Church, records of minutes, baptisms, marriages, and deaths, 1714-1870, being church registers, v. 1 (1714-1797) and v. 2 (1813-1870), held by the [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/654786926 Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z2.<br>  
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::*New North Church, minutes of the New North Religious Society, 1860-1884, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z2.<br>  
 
::*New North Church, records, 1714-1863 (microfilm), {{FHL|228527|item|disp=FHL films 837130 Item 1 and 856699 Item 5}}, being church registers, 1714-1797 and 1800-1863.<br>  
 
::*New North Church, records, 1714-1863 (microfilm), {{FHL|228527|item|disp=FHL films 837130 Item 1 and 856699 Item 5}}, being church registers, 1714-1797 and 1800-1863.<br>  
::*New North Church, Record of the sales of pews, 1799-1813, [50] pp., held by the [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51326932 Boston Public Library].<br>  
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::*New North Church, Record of the sales of pews, 1799-1813, [50] pp., held by the [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51326932 Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.F.4.4.<br>  
 
::*Minutes of the New North Religious Society, 1860-1884 (microfilm), held by the Boston Public Library.<br>Are original records held by the Rare Books and Manuscript Department?<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/654800549 WorldCat (Other Libraries)].<br>  
 
::*Minutes of the New North Religious Society, 1860-1884 (microfilm), held by the Boston Public Library.<br>Are original records held by the Rare Books and Manuscript Department?<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/654800549 WorldCat (Other Libraries)].<br>  
 
::*"A list of marriages performed by John Webb," [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1070984~S0 Mss C 1025], R Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, and digital version at [http://library.nehgs.org/tmp/_webpac2_1070984.7871 American Ancestors].<br>  
 
::*"A list of marriages performed by John Webb," [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1070984~S0 Mss C 1025], R Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, and digital version at [http://library.nehgs.org/tmp/_webpac2_1070984.7871 American Ancestors].<br>  
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| William R. Alger (1855?-1872+)
 
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<br> 10. '''Sixth Church''' or '''New South Church''', 1719-1866.<br>  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South_Church_%28Boston,_Massachusetts%29 Wikipedia] page.<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South_Church_%28Boston,_Massachusetts%29 Wikipedia] page.<br>  
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::*This church merged with the '''Suffolk Street Chapel''' and the '''Concord Street Chapel''' and reorganized in 1867 as a Unitarian church. The new church did not survive long after the merger per Harold Worthley (1970), but it appears as the New South Church in the 1885 survey.<br>  
 
::*This church merged with the '''Suffolk Street Chapel''' and the '''Concord Street Chapel''' and reorganized in 1867 as a Unitarian church. The new church did not survive long after the merger per Harold Worthley (1970), but it appears as the New South Church in the 1885 survey.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*New South Church, records, held by City Hall per Harold Worthley survey, 1970.<br>  
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::*New South Church, records, 1714-1866, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z1.<br>  
 
::*New South Church, baptisms and marriages, 1719-1812, {{FHL|228485|item|disp=FHL film 837129 Item 2}}.<br>  
 
::*New South Church, baptisms and marriages, 1719-1812, {{FHL|228485|item|disp=FHL film 837129 Item 2}}.<br>  
::*New South Church (Boston, Mass.), records, 1800, 1815-1846, correspondence and pew deeds, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1082542~S0 Mss 826], R Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society.<br>  
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::*New South Church (Boston, Mass.), records, 1800, 1815-1846, correspondence and pew deeds, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1082542~S0 Mss 826, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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::*Marriages performed by Rev. Samuel Checkley, pastor of the New South Church, 1721-1762, copied by Hattie Haush, [1953?], [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071259~S0 Mss C 1045, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
 
::*New South Church, minutes of meetings, 1719-1868 (microfilm), held by the Boston Public Library, being a transcription from the manuscript Minutes of meetings of the church and society, 1719-1868. Consists of records of members admitted into the church, notes and transactions of the church, children and adult persons baptized, persons that renewed covenants of baptism, and lists of marriages by the ministers of the church, ca. 1719-1811.<br>  
 
::*New South Church, minutes of meetings, 1719-1868 (microfilm), held by the Boston Public Library, being a transcription from the manuscript Minutes of meetings of the church and society, 1719-1868. Consists of records of members admitted into the church, notes and transactions of the church, children and adult persons baptized, persons that renewed covenants of baptism, and lists of marriages by the ministers of the church, ca. 1719-1811.<br>  
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::*New South Church, charity books, 1812-1824, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z1.
 
:Online:<br>  
 
:Online:<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
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<br> 11. '''Seventh Church''' or '''New Brick Church''', 1722-1779.<br>  
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::*New Brick Church, records, 1722-1776, {{FHL|277942|item|disp=FHL 856701 Item 4}}.<br>  
 
::*New Brick Church, records, 1722-1776, {{FHL|277942|item|disp=FHL 856701 Item 4}}.<br>  
 
::*New Brick Church, committee book, 1761-1800 [''sic''], one stitched quire, [76 pp.], held by [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60456127 Boston Public Library - Special Collections].<br>  
 
::*New Brick Church, committee book, 1761-1800 [''sic''], one stitched quire, [76 pp.], held by [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60456127 Boston Public Library - Special Collections].<br>  
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::*New Brick Church, committee records, 1761-1800, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.Bos.Z16(2).<br>
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::*New Brick Church, records of covenant (1728-1757), admissions (1722-1773), church records (1722-1754), and baptisms (1722-1775), held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.Bos.Z16(1) fol.<br>
 
:Online:<br>  
 
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::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
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<br> 12. [http://oldnorth.com/site/ '''Christ's Church'''], but commonly called the '''Old North Church''', 1722.<br>  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_North_Church Wikipedia] page.<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_North_Church Wikipedia] page.<br>  
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::*Records prior to 1806 report lost in 1885 survey, but that has been proven inaccurate.<br>  
 
::*Records prior to 1806 report lost in 1885 survey, but that has been proven inaccurate.<br>  
 
::*Old North Church (Christ Church in the City of Boston), records, 1569-1997, held by the Massachusetts Historical Society, [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0290 Ms. N-2249].<br>  
 
::*Old North Church (Christ Church in the City of Boston), records, 1569-1997, held by the Massachusetts Historical Society, [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0290 Ms. N-2249].<br>  
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::*Christ Church (Boston, Mass.) records, 1724-1851, copies of vital records from the original held by the [http://balthazaar.masshist.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&BBID=113773 Massachusetts Historical Society, Ms. N-1864].<br>
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::*Christ Church, Boston, records [1723-1774], contributed by M.K D. Babcock ([Boston?, 1945?]), held by the [http://catalog.bostonathenaeum.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=176705 Boston Athenaeum, 964B6.C46.a].<br>
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::*The Clark's register of Christ Church Boston [manuscript], 1723-1851, held by the [http://catalog.bostonathenaeum.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=426905 Boston Athenaeum, $964+C483+c].<br>
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::*The Clark's register of Christ Church Boston [photocopy of manuscript], 1723-1851, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1093839~S0 Mss 990, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
 
:Online:<br>  
 
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::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
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<br> 13. '''Trinity Church''' [and now officially [http://trinitychurchboston.org/ '''Trinity Church in the City of Boston''']], 1728/1734.<br>  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinity_Church_%28Boston%29 Wikipedia] page.<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinity_Church_%28Boston%29 Wikipedia] page.<br>  
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::*The third church at its present location is opened 9 February 1877.<br>  
 
::*The third church at its present location is opened 9 February 1877.<br>  
 
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:Records:<br>  
::*Trinity Church records, have been deposited at various times in repositories around the city, but are at present held in the church building.<br>  
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::*Trinity Church records, 1820-1869, {{FHL|683176|item|disp=FHL film 1306087 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
::*Trinity Church records, 1820-1869, {{FHL|683176|item|disp=FHL film 1306087 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
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<br> 14. '''Long Lane Church''' [later the '''Federal Street Church''' and now the [http://www.ascboston.org/ '''Arlington Street Church''']], 1729.<br>  
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:Wikipedia pages: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Street_Church_%28Boston%29 Federal Street Church] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arlington_Street_Church Arlington Street Church].<br>  
 
:Wikipedia pages: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Street_Church_%28Boston%29 Federal Street Church] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arlington_Street_Church Arlington Street Church].<br>  
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<br> 15. '''Eighth Church''', '''Harvard Street Church''', '''South Meeting House''', but later known as '''Hollis Street Church''', 1732-1887.<br>  
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:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollis_Street_Church Hollis Street Church Wikipedia page].<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollis_Street_Church Hollis Street Church Wikipedia page].<br>  
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::*Records, 1732-1789 said by Harold Worthley to be held by the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1970, but they could not be located in their catalog.<br>  
 
::*Records, 1732-1789 said by Harold Worthley to be held by the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1970, but they could not be located in their catalog.<br>  
::*Hollis Street Church, ledger, 1787-1788, subscriptions to rebuild the church, Ms. N-1407 (Tall) held by the Massachusetts Historical Society.<br>  
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::*Hollis Street Church (Boston, Mass.) account ledger, 1787-1788, held by the [http://balthazaar.masshist.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&BBID=20292 Massachusetts Historical Society, Ms. N-1407 (Tall)].<br>  
 
::*Hollis Street Church records, [1787-1879], Andover-Harvard Theological Library, [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00005 bMS 5], Harvard Divinity School.<br>  
 
::*Hollis Street Church records, [1787-1879], Andover-Harvard Theological Library, [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00005 bMS 5], Harvard Divinity School.<br>  
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::*Hollis Street Church, proprietors' records, 1809-1887, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z4.<br>
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::*Hollis Street Church, membership, meetings, and baptisms, 1732-1739 (by Mather Byles), held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.q.Am.2290. <br>
 
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::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
 
::*Part of Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, trans., ''The Records of the Churches of Boston'' (Boston, 2002) [''records to 1800''] in a database at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=0344&Da=31 American Ancestors] ($).<br>  
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<br> 16. '''Ninth Church''', '''West Church''' or '''Lynde Street Church''', 1737-1889.<br>  
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::*The congregation's 1806 building was deeded to the city in 1894 and served as a branch of the library. The '''First Methodist Church''' and '''Copley Religious Society''' merged in 1962, bought this building from the city, and became '''Old West Church''', a United Methodist congregation.<br>  
 
::*The congregation's 1806 building was deeded to the city in 1894 and served as a branch of the library. The '''First Methodist Church''' and '''Copley Religious Society''' merged in 1962, bought this building from the city, and became '''Old West Church''', a United Methodist congregation.<br>  
 
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:Records:<br>  
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::*West Church, records, 1736-1889, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z3.<br>  
 
::*West Church, records, 1826-1876, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00010 bMS 10], Harvard Divinity School.<br>Note: There are no vital records in this collection.<br>  
 
::*West Church, records, 1826-1876, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00010 bMS 10], Harvard Divinity School.<br>Note: There are no vital records in this collection.<br>  
 
::*West Church records, baptisms, marriages, 1737-1880, {{FHL|277720|item|disp=FHL film 856695 Item 2}}.<br>  
 
::*West Church records, baptisms, marriages, 1737-1880, {{FHL|277720|item|disp=FHL film 856695 Item 2}}.<br>  
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<br> 17. '''Tenth Church''', '''Bennett Street Church''', or '''Samuel Mather's Church''', 1742-1785.<br>  
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<br> 18. '''Second Baptist Church''', then '''Baldwin Place Baptist Church''', and finally '''Warren Avenue Baptist Church''', 1743-1912.<br>  
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<br> {{anchor|ch018}} 18. '''Second Baptist Church''', then '''Baldwin Place Baptist Church''', and finally '''Warren Avenue Baptist Church''', 1743-1912.<br>  
  
 
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::*The South End building was sold at that time and was abandoned in the 1960s when arsonists burnt the building in 1967. The land was cleared and is now the beautiful James Hayes Park.<br>  
 
::*The South End building was sold at that time and was abandoned in the 1960s when arsonists burnt the building in 1967. The land was cleared and is now the beautiful James Hayes Park.<br>  
 
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::*Second Baptist Church, records, 1743-1787, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.Bos.Z9.<br>
 
::*Second Baptist Church, records, 1743-1787, 0824 Microfilm held by the Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, Mass., and also at the Boston Public Library (who had the records microfilmed - and thus likely hold the originals), {{FHL|228518|item|disp=FHL film 837132 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
::*Second Baptist Church, records, 1743-1787, 0824 Microfilm held by the Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, Mass., and also at the Boston Public Library (who had the records microfilmed - and thus likely hold the originals), {{FHL|228518|item|disp=FHL film 837132 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
::*Baldwin Place Baptist Church, records, 1769-1881, {{FHL|277881|item|disp=FHL film 856702 Item 2}}.<br>  
 
::*Baldwin Place Baptist Church, records, 1769-1881, {{FHL|277881|item|disp=FHL film 856702 Item 2}}.<br>  
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<br> 19. '''Eleventh Church''', '''School Street Church''', or '''Rev. Andrew Croswell's Church''', 1748-1785.<br>  
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<br> 20. '''Sandemanian Society''', 1764-ca.1823.<br>  
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<br> {{anchor|ch020}} 20. '''Sandemanian Society''', 1764-ca.1823.<br>  
  
 
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::*No known ministers used by this group.<br>
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<br> {{anchor|ch021}} 21. '''First Universalist Church''', 1785-1864.<br>  
 
 
21. '''First Universalist Church''', 1785-1864.<br>  
 
  
 
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::*First Universalist Church, proprietors' records, 1792-1815, on microfilm at the Massachusetts Historical Society (but not in their online catalog).<br>  
 
::*First Universalist Church, proprietors' records, 1792-1815, on microfilm at the Massachusetts Historical Society (but not in their online catalog).<br>  
 
::*First Universalist Church, records, 1792-1909, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00302 bMS 302], Harvard Divinity School.<br>Note: There are no vital records in this collection and most of the post-1864 records are from the Sunday school.<br>  
 
::*First Universalist Church, records, 1792-1909, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00302 bMS 302], Harvard Divinity School.<br>Note: There are no vital records in this collection and most of the post-1864 records are from the Sunday school.<br>  
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::*First Universalist Church, proprietor's meetings, 1834-1864, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z11.
 
::*First Universalist Church, marriages, 1813-1840, {{FHL|228538|item|disp=FHL film 837130 Item 4}}.<br>  
 
::*First Universalist Church, marriages, 1813-1840, {{FHL|228538|item|disp=FHL film 837130 Item 4}}.<br>  
 
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<br> 22. '''Church of the Holy Cross''' and now [http://holycrossboston.com/ '''Cathedral of the Holy Cross'''], 1788.<br>  
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<br> {{anchor|ch022}} 22. '''Church of the Holy Cross''' and now [http://holycrossboston.com/ '''Cathedral of the Holy Cross'''], 1788.<br>  
  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Cross_Church,_Boston Wikipedia page for Holy Cross Boston]; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_of_the_Holy_Cross_%28Boston%29 Wikipedia page for the Cathedral].<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Cross_Church,_Boston Wikipedia page for Holy Cross Boston]; [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_of_the_Holy_Cross_%28Boston%29 Wikipedia page for the Cathedral].<br>  
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<br> {{anchor|ch023}} 23. '''First Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1792-1828), '''North Bennett Street Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1828-1849), later the '''Hanover Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', and since 1873 called '''Grace Church''', 1792-1962.<br>  
 
 
23. '''First Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1792-1828), '''North Bennett Street Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1828-1849), later the '''Hanover Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', and since 1873 called '''Grace Church''', 1792-1962.<br>  
 
  
 
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::*First, Grace, Temple Street Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1859-1925 (no vital records), held by [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#first-grace-temple School of Theology Library, Boston University, CAH CH-MA B6 T4].<br>  
 
::*First, Grace, Temple Street Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1859-1925 (no vital records), held by [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#first-grace-temple School of Theology Library, Boston University, CAH CH-MA B6 T4].<br>  
 
::*Bennett Street Methodist Episcopal Church, membership records, 1830-1849, {{FHL|494832|item|disp=FHL film 1508864 Items 28-29}}.<br>  
 
::*Bennett Street Methodist Episcopal Church, membership records, 1830-1849, {{FHL|494832|item|disp=FHL film 1508864 Items 28-29}}.<br>  
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::*Hanover Street Methodist Episcopal Church, membership list, 1863-1872, and brief history, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z5.
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::*Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, baptisms, marriages, and membership, 1863-1881, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z8.
 
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::*None.<br>  
 
::*None.<br>  
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<br> 24. '''First Christian Church''', 1804.<br>  
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25. '''African Baptist Church''', '''Independent Baptist Church''', and the '''Belknap Street Church''', 1805.<br>  
 
25. '''African Baptist Church''', '''Independent Baptist Church''', and the '''Belknap Street Church''', 1805.<br>  
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26. '''Second Methodist Church''' and later '''Bromfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1806-1913.<br>  
 
26. '''Second Methodist Church''' and later '''Bromfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1806-1913.<br>  
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27. '''Third Baptist Church''' and later '''Charles Street Baptist Church''', 1807-1877.<br>  
 
27. '''Third Baptist Church''' and later '''Charles Street Baptist Church''', 1807-1877.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Charles Street Baptist Church records, 1807-1877, 5 vols., held by the [http://www.ants.edu/ Andover Newton Theological School], Mss. 1986-6, Newton, Mass.<br>  
 
::*Charles Street Baptist Church records, 1807-1877, 5 vols., held by the [http://www.ants.edu/ Andover Newton Theological School], Mss. 1986-6, Newton, Mass.<br>  
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::*Charles Street Baptist Church record book, 1812-1853, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=detailsG.IDC,SPECIFIC=13074,DATABASE=GROUP, The Bostonian Society, MS0154].<br>This is the record for the term of Rev. Daniel Sharp that includes the vital records.<br>
 
::*Charles Street Baptist Church records, marriages and deaths, 1807-1865, {{FHL|277660|item|disp=FHL film 856702 Item 5}}.<br>  
 
::*Charles Street Baptist Church records, marriages and deaths, 1807-1865, {{FHL|277660|item|disp=FHL film 856702 Item 5}}.<br>  
 
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28. [http://www.parkstreet.org/ '''Park Street Church'''], 1809-present.<br>  
 
28. [http://www.parkstreet.org/ '''Park Street Church'''], 1809-present.<br>  
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29. '''St. Matthew's Episcopal Church''', 1816-sometime after 1946.<br>  
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29. '''St. Matthew's Episcopal Church''', 1816-1948.<br>  
  
 
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::*The first two years, services were held in a school house conducted by lay readers.<br>  
 
::*The first two years, services were held in a school house conducted by lay readers.<br>  
 
::*The cemetery and tombs for this church were removed in 1864 and re-interred at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Roslindale [''a former section of West Roxbury''].<br>  
 
::*The cemetery and tombs for this church were removed in 1864 and re-interred at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Roslindale [''a former section of West Roxbury''].<br>  
::*The church merged with the '''Church of the Redeemer''' to form the new '''St. Matthew the Redeemer''' utilizing the building of the latter at 825 E Street sometime after 1946.<br>  
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::*The church merged with the '''Church of the Redeemer''' to form the new '''St. Matthew the Redeemer''' utilizing the building of the latter at 825 E Street in 1948 and then with '''Grace Church''' in 1961.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely at the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts].<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely at the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts].<br>  
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30. '''Second Universalist Church''' and later '''Church of the Redemption''', 1816-1935.<br>  
 
30. '''Second Universalist Church''' and later '''Church of the Redemption''', 1816-1935.<br>  
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31. '''The New Jerusalem Church''' [Swedenborg] and now called [http://www.churchonthehillboston.org/ '''Church on the Hill'''], 1818-present.<br>  
 
31. '''The New Jerusalem Church''' [Swedenborg] and now called [http://www.churchonthehillboston.org/ '''Church on the Hill'''], 1818-present.<br>  
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32. '''First African Methodist Episcopal Society''' or '''May Street Mission''' (1818-1860),<br>  
 
32. '''First African Methodist Episcopal Society''' or '''May Street Mission''' (1818-1860),<br>  
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33. '''Hawes' Place Church''', 1819-before 1888.<br>  
 
33. '''Hawes' Place Church''', 1819-before 1888.<br>  
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34. '''Essex Street Church''' or '''Union Church''', 1819-1948.<br>  
 
34. '''Essex Street Church''' or '''Union Church''', 1819-1948.<br>  
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35. '''St. Augustine's Church''', 1819. [Catholic]<br>  
 
35. '''St. Augustine's Church''', 1819. [Catholic]<br>  
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<br> 36. '''St. Paul's Episcopal Church''' and now called [http://www.stpaulboston.org/ '''The Cathedral Church of St. Paul'''], 1820-present.<br>  
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36. '''St. Paul's Episcopal Church''' and now called [http://www.stpaulboston.org/ '''The Cathedral Church of St. Paul'''], 1820-present.<br>  
  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_Church_of_St._Paul,_Boston Cathedral Church of St. Paul Wikipedia page].<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_Church_of_St._Paul,_Boston Cathedral Church of St. Paul Wikipedia page].<br>  
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37. '''Bulfinch Street Church''', 1822-1863.<br>  
 
37. '''Bulfinch Street Church''', 1822-1863.<br>  
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::*This Society was formed as Universalist and changed to a Unitarian Society.<br>  
 
::*This Society was formed as Universalist and changed to a Unitarian Society.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*Bulfinch Street Society records, 2 vols., 1844-1863, were with the City Clerk in 1899.<br>  
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::*Bulfinch Street Society records, 1838-1863, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.f.Bos.Z6.<br>  
 
::*Bulfinch Street Church records, 1839-1854, {{FHL|278976|item|disp=FHL film 856700 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
::*Bulfinch Street Church records, 1839-1854, {{FHL|278976|item|disp=FHL film 856700 Item 1}}.<br>  
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
 
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| William R. Alger (1855-1860+)
 
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38. '''Leyden Church''' or '''Green Street Church''', 1823-1844.<br>  
 
38. '''Leyden Church''' or '''Green Street Church''', 1823-1844.<br>  
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| Joseph H. Towne (1844-1845)
 
| Joseph H. Towne (1844-1845)
 
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39. '''Evangelical Congregational Church''' or '''Phillips' Church''', 1823-present?<br>  
 
39. '''Evangelical Congregational Church''' or '''Phillips' Church''', 1823-present?<br>  
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| Howard A. Morton (in 1925)
 
| Howard A. Morton (in 1925)
 
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40. '''Twelfth Congregational Church''', 1825-1863.<br>  
 
40. '''Twelfth Congregational Church''', 1825-1863.<br>  
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41. '''Hanover Street Church''' and later '''Bowdoin Street Church''', 1825-1861.<br>  
 
41. '''Hanover Street Church''' and later '''Bowdoin Street Church''', 1825-1861.<br>  
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42. '''Thirteenth Congregational Church''' or '''Purchase Street Church''', 1825-ca. 1858.<br>  
 
42. '''Thirteenth Congregational Church''' or '''Purchase Street Church''', 1825-ca. 1858.<br>  
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43. '''Tuckerman Chapel''', '''Bulfinch Place Church''' or '''Pitts Street Chapel''', 1826-1943.<br>  
 
43. '''Tuckerman Chapel''', '''Bulfinch Place Church''' or '''Pitts Street Chapel''', 1826-1943.<br>  
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| Ivan Anton Klein (1942-1957)
 
| Ivan Anton Klein (1942-1957)
 
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44. '''Salem Street Church''', 1827-1879.<br>  
 
44. '''Salem Street Church''', 1827-1879.<br>  
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45. '''Pine Street Church''', '''Berkeley Street Church''', or '''Berkeley Temple''', 1827-1907.<br>  
 
45. '''Pine Street Church''', '''Berkeley Street Church''', or '''Berkeley Temple''', 1827-1907.<br>  
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::*Pine Street Church records, 1827-1907, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bpisc Congregational Library], Boston.<br>  
 
::*Pine Street Church records, 1827-1907, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bpisc Congregational Library], Boston.<br>  
 
::*Pine Street Church records, 1834-1865 (transcript), {{FHL|278057|item|disp=FHL film 856700 Item 6}} [''mislabeled as Methodist Episcopal''].<br>  
 
::*Pine Street Church records, 1834-1865 (transcript), {{FHL|278057|item|disp=FHL film 856700 Item 6}} [''mislabeled as Methodist Episcopal''].<br>  
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::*Berkeley Street Church, records, 1888-1907, 1v. (ca. 200 p.), includes minutes of meetings and membership lists held by held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books].
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
  
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46. '''South Congregational Church''' and sometimes '''Hale's Church''', 1827-1929.<br>  
 
46. '''South Congregational Church''' and sometimes '''Hale's Church''', 1827-1929.<br>  
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::*South Congregational Church records, 1823-1887 [''mostly Sunday School Library records and of the South Friendly Society''], held by [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1056815~S0 Mss 12, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
 
::*South Congregational Church records, 1823-1887 [''mostly Sunday School Library records and of the South Friendly Society''], held by [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1056815~S0 Mss 12, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
 
::*South Congregational Church marriages, baptisms, burials, 1828-1885, {{FHL|277955|item|disp=FHL film 856701 Item 3}}.<br>  
 
::*South Congregational Church marriages, baptisms, burials, 1828-1885, {{FHL|277955|item|disp=FHL film 856701 Item 3}}.<br>  
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::*South Congregational Church, day book, 1875-1885, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.q.Bos.Z14. <br>
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::*South Congregational Church, records, 1827-1870, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Msq.Am.2287.<br>
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::*South Congregational Church, meeting records, 1828-1842, register of the poor in the neighborhood, 1856-1859, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], Ms.q.Am.2287(2).<br>
 
:Publications:<br>  
 
:Publications:<br>  
 
::*Edward Everett Hale, ''Memorials of the History for Half a Century of South Congregational Church, Boston'' (Boston, 1878), 119 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=tE0sAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15131229 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
 
::*Edward Everett Hale, ''Memorials of the History for Half a Century of South Congregational Church, Boston'' (Boston, 1878), 119 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=tE0sAAAAYAAJ Google Books].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15131229 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>  
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47. '''Federal Street Baptist Church''', later '''Rowe Street Baptist Church''', and finally '''Clarendon Street Baptist Church''', 1827.<br>  
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47. '''Federal Street Baptist Church''', later '''Rowe Street Baptist Church''', and finally '''Clarendon Street Baptist Church''', 1827-1982.<br>  
  
 
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:Locations:<br>  
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48. '''Bethel Church''', 1828-present.<br>  
 
48. '''Bethel Church''', 1828-present.<br>  
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49. '''Mariner's Church''', 1828-1871.<br>  
 
49. '''Mariner's Church''', 1828-1871.<br>  
  
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50. '''St. Stephen's Chapel''' and later '''St. Stephen's Church''' [''Episcopal''], 1829-1872/1880?<br>  
 
50. '''St. Stephen's Chapel''' and later '''St. Stephen's Church''' [''Episcopal''], 1829-1872/1880?<br>  
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51. '''Grace Church''' [''Episcopal''], 1829-1865.<br>  
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51. '''Grace Church''' [''Episcopal''], 1829-1865(?).<br>  
  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Church_%28Boston,_Massachusetts%29 Grace Church Wikipedia page].<br>  
 
:[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Church_%28Boston,_Massachusetts%29 Grace Church Wikipedia page].<br>  
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::*This church was dissolved in 1864.<br>  
 
::*This church was dissolved in 1864.<br>  
 
::*Their building was sold to the Methodist Episcopal Society of North Russell Street in 1865.<br>  
 
::*Their building was sold to the Methodist Episcopal Society of North Russell Street in 1865.<br>  
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::*Seemingly part of a merger with the '''Church of The Redeemer''' (1875) in 1961.<br>
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original church records is unknown, but likely with the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Diocesan Archives, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, Boston].<br>  
 
::*The location of the original church records is unknown, but likely with the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Diocesan Archives, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, Boston].<br>  
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::*Grace Church (Boston, Mass.) papers, 1839, held by the [http://balthazaar.masshist.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&BBID=19292 Massachusetts Historical Society, Ms. S-480].<br>
 
::*Grace Church records, 1828-1865, {{FHL|278003|item|disp=FHL film 856701 Item 2}}.<br>  
 
::*Grace Church records, 1828-1865, {{FHL|278003|item|disp=FHL film 856701 Item 2}}.<br>  
 
::*Grace Church vital records, 1831-1864, {{FHL|261101|item|disp=FHL film 1289676 Items 3-4}}.<br>  
 
::*Grace Church vital records, 1831-1864, {{FHL|261101|item|disp=FHL film 1289676 Items 3-4}}.<br>  
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<center>['''NOTE: Churches after 1830 are a list derived from John Hayward's ''A Gazetteer of Massachusetts'' (Boston, 1847)<br>and city directories with locations given then to which was added the known records found in major<br>Boston repositories and the microfilm holdings of the Family History Library''']</center>  
 
<center>['''NOTE: Churches after 1830 are a list derived from John Hayward's ''A Gazetteer of Massachusetts'' (Boston, 1847)<br>and city directories with locations given then to which was added the known records found in major<br>Boston repositories and the microfilm holdings of the Family History Library''']</center>  
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52. '''Fourth Universalist Society''', '''Broadway Universalist Society''', and '''Church of Our Father''', 1830-1920.<br>  
 
52. '''Fourth Universalist Society''', '''Broadway Universalist Society''', and '''Church of Our Father''', 1830-1920.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Broadway Universalist Society records, 1833-1920, held by the [http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms00250.html Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 250], Harvard Divinity School.<br>
 
::*Broadway Universalist Society records, 1833-1920, held by the [http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms00250.html Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 250], Harvard Divinity School.<br>
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53. '''South Baptist Church''', 1831-present.<br>  
 
53. '''South Baptist Church''', 1831-present.<br>  
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:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
::*This group purchased the unoccupied Methodist Religious Society on the southwest corner of Broadway and C Street in South Boston.<br>
 
::*This group purchased the unoccupied Methodist Religious Society on the southwest corner of Broadway and C Street in South Boston.<br>
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54. '''Third Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''Church Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1834-1879.<br>  
 
54. '''Third Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''Church Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1834-1879.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Church Street Methodist Church records, 1835-1874, 1899-1908, 4 vols., held by the [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#churchst School of Theology Library, CAH CH-MA B6 C3], Boston University. The newer records were from the '''People's Temple'''.<br>
 
::*Church Street Methodist Church records, 1835-1874, 1899-1908, 4 vols., held by the [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#churchst School of Theology Library, CAH CH-MA B6 C3], Boston University. The newer records were from the '''People's Temple'''.<br>
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55. '''Free Will Baptist Church''', 1834-bef. 1850.<br>  
 
55. '''Free Will Baptist Church''', 1834-bef. 1850.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records of this church are unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records of this church are unknown.<br>
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<br> 56. '''First Methodist Society''', then '''D Street Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''Fifth Methodist Episcopal Church''', next '''Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church''', and finally '''Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1834-1885.<br>  
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56. '''First Methodist Society''', then '''D Street Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''Fifth Methodist Episcopal Church''', next '''Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church''', and finally '''Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1834-1885.<br>  
  
 
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:Locations:<br>  
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::*Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1835-1872, {{FHL|494818|item|disp=FHL film 1508865 Items 6-7}}.<br>  
 
::*Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1835-1872, {{FHL|494818|item|disp=FHL film 1508865 Items 6-7}}.<br>  
 
::*Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1835-1885, {{FHL|494823|item|disp=FHL film 1508864 Item 31}}.<br>
 
::*Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1835-1885, {{FHL|494823|item|disp=FHL film 1508864 Item 31}}.<br>
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57. '''Warren Street Chapel''', '''Barnard Memorial''', '''Warrenton Street Chapel''', and '''Barnard Memorial Church''' [''Unitarian''], 1834-1925.<br>  
 
57. '''Warren Street Chapel''', '''Barnard Memorial''', '''Warrenton Street Chapel''', and '''Barnard Memorial Church''' [''Unitarian''], 1834-1925.<br>  
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<br> 58. '''Fifth Universalist Society''', '''Shawmut Universalist Society''', (unofficially as) '''Every-Day Church''', and '''Beacon Universalist Parish''', 1835-1943.<br>  
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58. '''Fifth Universalist Society''', '''Shawmut Universalist Society''', (unofficially as) '''Every-Day Church''', and '''Beacon Universalist Parish''', 1835-1943.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Beacon Universalist Parish records, 1837-1944, held by the [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00357 Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 357], Harvard Divinity School.<br>  
 
::*Beacon Universalist Parish records, 1837-1944, held by the [http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu//oasis/deliver/deepLink?_collection=oasis&uniqueId=div00357 Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 357], Harvard Divinity School.<br>  
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::*Record of marriages and baptisms performs by George Richards, 1845-1851, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1083429~S0 Mss A 5848, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>Transcribed version by Michael Leclerc published as "Baptisms and marriages performed by George Richards of the Central Congregational Church in Boston, 1845-1851" in the ''New England Historical and Genealogical Register'', 159 [2005]: 365-370.<br>
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#079 - Examining Committee, confessions of faith, 1842, part of the Aaron Hobart Papers, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1022331~S0 Mss 206, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society].<br>
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:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
  
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59. '''Franklin Street Church''' and later '''Central Church''' or '''Central Congregational Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1835-1931.<br>  
 
59. '''Franklin Street Church''' and later '''Central Church''' or '''Central Congregational Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1835-1931.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is likely with the federated church.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is likely with the federated church.<br>
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<br> 60. '''First Free Church''' or '''Marlborough Chapel''' [''Trinitarian''], 1835-1843.<br>  
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60. '''First Free Church''' or '''Marlborough Chapel''' [''Trinitarian''], 1835-1843.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
::*The congregation worshipped at Congress Hall and Amory Hall from 1835 to 1838.<br>  
 
::*The congregation worshipped at Congress Hall and Amory Hall from 1835 to 1838.<br>  
::*The built the Marlboro Chapel on Washington Street in 1838.<br>  
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::*They built the Marlboro Chapel on Washington Street in 1838.<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
::*The largest hall of the several in the new church held 2000 people.<br>  
 
::*The largest hall of the several in the new church held 2000 people.<br>  
 
::*The church was split over the doctrine of perfection. A number following the Orthodox view along with the minister William R. Chapman dismissed themselves and organized the new '''Garden Street Chapel''' in 1841.<br>  
 
::*The church was split over the doctrine of perfection. A number following the Orthodox view along with the minister William R. Chapman dismissed themselves and organized the new '''Garden Street Chapel''' in 1841.<br>  
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:Records:<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>  
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
 
:Ministers: [''with years served'']<br>
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61. '''North Baptist Church''', 1835-ca. 1840<br>  
 
61. '''North Baptist Church''', 1835-ca. 1840<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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62. '''East Boston Unitarian Church''' or '''Church of Our Father''', 1835-1974.<br>  
 
62. '''East Boston Unitarian Church''' or '''Church of Our Father''', 1835-1974.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Church of Our Father records, 1835-1974, held by [http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms00138.html Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 138], Harvard Divinity School.<br>
 
::*Church of Our Father records, 1835-1974, held by [http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms00138.html Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 138], Harvard Divinity School.<br>
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<br> 63. '''St. Mary's Church''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1836-1992.<br>  
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63. '''St. Mary's Church''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1836-1992.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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::*St. Mary's Church, baptisms (1836-1921), marriages (1836-1921), first communions (1866-1915), and confirmations (1866-1911) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass.<br>  
 
::*St. Mary's Church, baptisms (1836-1921), marriages (1836-1921), first communions (1866-1915), and confirmations (1866-1911) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass.<br>  
 
::*All records not listed above have been moved to '''St. Leonard of Port Maurice''' in Boston.<br>
 
::*All records not listed above have been moved to '''St. Leonard of Port Maurice''' in Boston.<br>
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64. [http://www.saintpatricksroxbury.com/ '''St. Patrick's Church'''] [''Roman Catholic''], 1836-present.<br>  
 
64. [http://www.saintpatricksroxbury.com/ '''St. Patrick's Church'''] [''Roman Catholic''], 1836-present.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The identity of this church and thus location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The identity of this church and thus location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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65. '''Maverick Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1837-bef. 1936.<br>  
 
65. '''Maverick Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1837-bef. 1936.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records are unknown, but likely to be with Grace Church Federated.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records are unknown, but likely to be with Grace Church Federated.<br>
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<br> 66. '''St. Mary's Free Church for Sailors''' or '''Free Church of St. Mary''' (for sailors), 1837-1878, 1891-bef. 1946.<br>  
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66. '''St. Mary's Free Church for Sailors''' or '''Free Church of St. Mary''' (for sailors), 1837-1878, 1891-1942.<br>  
  
 
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:Locations:<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*There is no explanation for the gap in the records below.<br>  
 
::*There is no explanation for the gap in the records below.<br>  
::*St. Mary's Free Church for Sailors records, 1837-1878, 1891-1903, held by the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Diocesan Archives, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, Boston].<br>  
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::*St. Mary's Free Church for Sailors records, 1837-1878, 1891-1942, held by the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Diocesan Archives, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, Boston].<br>  
::**St. Mary's Free Church for Sailors records, 1837-1878, 1891-1903 (microfilm of the above records), {{FHL|262196|item|disp=FHL film 1289680 Items 5-7}}.<br>
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::*St. Mary's Free Church for Sailors records, 1837-1878, 1891-1903 (microfilm of the above records), {{FHL|262196|item|disp=FHL film 1289680 Items 5-7}}.<br>
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67. '''Suffolk Street Unitarian Chapel''', 1837-bef. 1865.<br>  
 
67. '''Suffolk Street Unitarian Chapel''', 1837-bef. 1865.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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68. '''Second African Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''Zion Church''' and now '''Columbus Avenue African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church''', 1838-present.<br>  
 
68. '''Second African Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''Zion Church''' and now '''Columbus Avenue African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church''', 1838-present.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely to be with the church.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely to be with the church.<br>
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<br> 69. '''Fourth Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''North Russell Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1839-1873.<br>  
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69. '''Fourth Methodist Episcopal Church''' or '''North Russell Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1839-1873.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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::*This congregation merged with the '''First Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1792) in 1873.<br>  
 
::*This congregation merged with the '''First Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1792) in 1873.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*Originals of the microfilmed records below are at the School of Theology Library, Boston University.<br>  
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::*Originals of the microfilmed records below are at the [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#boston-north-russell School of Theology Library, CAH CH-MA B6 R8], Boston University.<br>  
 
::*North Russell Street Methodist Episcopal Church, membership records, 1837-1864, {{FHL|500045|item|disp=FHL film 1508912 Item 10}}.<br>
 
::*North Russell Street Methodist Episcopal Church, membership records, 1837-1864, {{FHL|500045|item|disp=FHL film 1508912 Item 10}}.<br>
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70. '''Harvard Street Church''' [''Baptist''], 1839.<br>  
 
70. '''Harvard Street Church''' [''Baptist''], 1839.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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71. '''First Baptist Free Church''' or '''Tremont Street Baptist Church''', 1839-1863.<br>  
 
71. '''First Baptist Free Church''' or '''Tremont Street Baptist Church''', 1839-1863.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The records were held by the Baptist Missionary Union per the 1885 survey.<br>
 
::*The records were held by the Baptist Missionary Union per the 1885 survey.<br>
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<br> 72. '''Chardon Street Chapel''' [''Christian''], 1839.<br>  
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72. '''Chardon Street Chapel''' [''Christian''], 1839.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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73. '''German Lutheran Church''' or '''German Evangelical Lutheran Church''', then '''Zion's Church''', '''Evangelical Lutheran Zion Church''', '''Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church''', 1839-aft. 1946.<br>  
 
73. '''German Lutheran Church''' or '''German Evangelical Lutheran Church''', then '''Zion's Church''', '''Evangelical Lutheran Zion Church''', '''Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church''', 1839-aft. 1946.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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74. '''Bowdoin Square Baptist Church''', 1840-1876.<br>  
 
74. '''Bowdoin Square Baptist Church''', 1840-1876.<br>  
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::*Bowdoin Square Baptist Church records, 1840-1876, held by the [http://abhsarchives.org/docs/Colgate_Original.pdf American Baptist - Samuel Colgate Historical Library], Atlanta, Ga.<br>  
 
::*Bowdoin Square Baptist Church records, 1840-1876, held by the [http://abhsarchives.org/docs/Colgate_Original.pdf American Baptist - Samuel Colgate Historical Library], Atlanta, Ga.<br>  
 
::*Bowdoin Square Baptist Church of Christ, minutes, 1840-1876, {{FHL|247960|item|disp=FHL film 14733}}.<br>
 
::*Bowdoin Square Baptist Church of Christ, minutes, 1840-1876, {{FHL|247960|item|disp=FHL film 14733}}.<br>
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75. '''Sixth Universalist Church''' or '''East Boston Universalist Church''', then '''Central Square Universalist Church''', 1840-1948.<br>  
 
75. '''Sixth Universalist Church''' or '''East Boston Universalist Church''', then '''Central Square Universalist Church''', 1840-1948.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*East Boston Universalist Parish records, 1842-1948, held by the [http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms00259.html Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 259], Harvard Divinity School. These records include those for '''All Souls Universalist Church''', 1897-1948.<br>
 
::*East Boston Universalist Parish records, 1842-1948, held by the [http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms00259.html Andover-Harvard Theological Library, bMS 259], Harvard Divinity School. These records include those for '''All Souls Universalist Church''', 1897-1948.<br>
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76. '''German Evangelical Church''' or '''German Reformed Church''', 1840-bef. 1880.<br>  
 
76. '''German Evangelical Church''' or '''German Reformed Church''', 1840-bef. 1880.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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77. '''Church of the Disciples''' [''Unitarian''], 1841-1942.<br>  
 
77. '''Church of the Disciples''' [''Unitarian''], 1841-1942.<br>  
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78. '''Garden Street Chapel''' and later '''Garden Street Church''', 1841.  
 
78. '''Garden Street Chapel''' and later '''Garden Street Church''', 1841.  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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79. '''Mount Vernon Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1842-1970.<br>  
 
79. '''Mount Vernon Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1842-1970.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Mount Vernon Congregational Church records, 1842-1970, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bmvcc Congregational Library, RG 0026], Boston.<br>
 
::*Mount Vernon Congregational Church records, 1842-1970, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bmvcc Congregational Library, RG 0026], Boston.<br>
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80. '''Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1842-1880) and later '''Meridian Bethel Mission''' (1880-1917), 1842-1917.<br>  
 
80. '''Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1842-1880) and later '''Meridian Bethel Mission''' (1880-1917), 1842-1917.<br>  
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::*Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1844-1909, 9 vols. (includes baptisms, 1856-1857, 1861-1909, and marriages 1859-1908), held by the [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#e-boston-meridian School of Techology Library, CAH-CH-MA E3 M4], Boston University.<br>  
 
::*Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1844-1909, 9 vols. (includes baptisms, 1856-1857, 1861-1909, and marriages 1859-1908), held by the [http://www.bu.edu/sthlibrary/archives/collections/neccah/records-files-state/ma-records/#e-boston-meridian School of Techology Library, CAH-CH-MA E3 M4], Boston University.<br>  
 
::*Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1844-1909 (microfilm of the above), {{FHL|505125|item|disp=FHL film 1508945 Items 14-17}}.<br>
 
::*Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1844-1909 (microfilm of the above), {{FHL|505125|item|disp=FHL film 1508945 Items 14-17}}.<br>
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81. '''Richmond Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1842-1849.<br>  
 
81. '''Richmond Street Methodist Episcopal Church''', 1842-1849.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely part of the '''First Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1792) descendancy.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely part of the '''First Methodist Episcopal Church''' (1792) descendancy.<br>
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82. '''West Universalist Society''', 1843-1847?.<br>  
  
 
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83. '''Church of the Messiah''' [''Episcopal''], 1843-1923.<br>  
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83. '''Church of the Messiah''' [''Episcopal''], 1843-1928.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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::*Church of the Messiah records, 1843-1864 (includes communicants, confirmations, baptisms, burials, and marriages being microfilm of part of the above), {{FHL|261759|item|disp=FHL film 1289676 Item 5}}.<br>  
 
::*Church of the Messiah records, 1843-1864 (includes communicants, confirmations, baptisms, burials, and marriages being microfilm of part of the above), {{FHL|261759|item|disp=FHL film 1289676 Item 5}}.<br>  
 
::*Church of the Messiah records, 1843-1923 (includes lists of families, officers, records of meetings, communicants, marriages, confirmations, baptisms, burials, offerings, historical notes, transferals being microfilm of part of the above), {{FHL|683130|item|disp=FHL film 1289677 Items 1-9}}.<br>
 
::*Church of the Messiah records, 1843-1923 (includes lists of families, officers, records of meetings, communicants, marriages, confirmations, baptisms, burials, offerings, historical notes, transferals being microfilm of part of the above), {{FHL|683130|item|disp=FHL film 1289677 Items 1-9}}.<br>
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84. '''The Third Christian Church''', 1843-1843?.<br>  
 
84. '''The Third Christian Church''', 1843-1843?.<br>  
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85. '''East Boston Baptist Church''' or '''Central Square Baptist Church''', 1844-1916.<br>  
 
85. '''East Boston Baptist Church''' or '''Central Square Baptist Church''', 1844-1916.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Central Square Baptist Church records, 1843-1916, held by the [http://abhsarchives.org/docs/Colgate_Original.pdf American Baptist - Samuel Colgate Historical Library], Atlanta, Ga.<br>
 
::*Central Square Baptist Church records, 1843-1916, held by the [http://abhsarchives.org/docs/Colgate_Original.pdf American Baptist - Samuel Colgate Historical Library], Atlanta, Ga.<br>
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86. '''Leyden Church''' [''Congregational''], 1844-1846.<br>  
 
86. '''Leyden Church''' [''Congregational''], 1844-1846.<br>  
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:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
::*The location of this church is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of this church is unknown.<br>
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87. '''Church of St. Peter and St. Paul''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1844-1995.<br>  
 
87. '''Church of St. Peter and St. Paul''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1844-1995.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Baptisms (1847-1917), Marriages (1847-1910), and confirmations (1865-1905) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass.<br>
 
::*Baptisms (1847-1917), Marriages (1847-1910), and confirmations (1865-1905) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass.<br>
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88. '''Free Church''', '''St. John's Church''', and then '''St. Stephen's Church''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1844-1992.<br>  
 
88. '''Free Church''', '''St. John's Church''', and then '''St. Stephen's Church''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1844-1992.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Baptisms (1842-1947), marriages (1842-1928), first communions (1875-1930), and confirmations (1875-1930) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass. Records after 1930 are closed to the public.<br>
 
::*Baptisms (1842-1947), marriages (1842-1928), first communions (1875-1930), and confirmations (1875-1930) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass. Records after 1930 are closed to the public.<br>
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89. '''Church of the Advent''' [''Episcopal''], 1844.<br>  
 
89. '''Church of the Advent''' [''Episcopal''], 1844.<br>  
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::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely at the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts].<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely at the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts].<br>  
 
::*Church of the Advent, baptisms (1844-1923), marriages (1889-1904), and burials (1889-1919), {{FHL|15234|item|disp=FHL film 1306085 Items 1-3}}.<br>
 
::*Church of the Advent, baptisms (1844-1923), marriages (1889-1904), and burials (1889-1919), {{FHL|15234|item|disp=FHL film 1306085 Items 1-3}}.<br>
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90. '''Messiah Church''' [''Congregational''], 1844-1846.<br>  
 
90. '''Messiah Church''' [''Congregational''], 1844-1846.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Likely part of the [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1082390~S0 Green Street Church (Boston, Mass.) records, Mss C 5645], R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass.
 
::*Likely part of the [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1082390~S0 Green Street Church (Boston, Mass.) records, Mss C 5645], R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass.
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91. '''Church of the Pilgrim''' or '''Pilgrim Congregational Society''' [''Trinitarian''], 1844-1852.<br>  
 
91. '''Church of the Pilgrim''' or '''Pilgrim Congregational Society''' [''Trinitarian''], 1844-1852.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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92. '''Church of the Holy Trinity''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1844-2008.<br>  
 
92. '''Church of the Holy Trinity''' [''Roman Catholic''], 1844-2008.<br>  
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::*Baptisms (1836-1921), marriages (1836-1914), and deaths (1856-1877) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass.<br>  
 
::*Baptisms (1836-1921), marriages (1836-1914), and deaths (1856-1877) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass.<br>  
 
::*The remainder of records are with the '''Cathedral of the Holy Cross'''.<br>
 
::*The remainder of records are with the '''Cathedral of the Holy Cross'''.<br>
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93. '''Church of St. Nicholas''' and later [http://www.parishesonline.com/scripts/HostedSites/Org.asp?ID=872 '''Catholic Church of the Most Holy Redeemer''']], 1844-present.<br>  
 
93. '''Church of St. Nicholas''' and later [http://www.parishesonline.com/scripts/HostedSites/Org.asp?ID=872 '''Catholic Church of the Most Holy Redeemer''']], 1844-present.<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*Baptisms (1844-1926), marriages (1844-1939), and confirmations (1851-1956) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass. All records after 1930 closed to the public.<br>
 
::*Baptisms (1844-1926), marriages (1844-1939), and confirmations (1851-1956) held by the [http://www.bostoncatholic.org/Offices-And-Services/Office-Detail.aspx?id=12304&pid=1484 Archives of the Archdiocese of Boston], Braintree, Mass. All records after 1930 closed to the public.<br>
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94. '''Union Baptist Church''', 1845-1863.<br>  
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94. '''St. Stephen's Chapel of the Mission to the Poor''', 1844-1875.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
::*On Merrimack street near North Station.<br>
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::*The mission was on Purchase Street.<br>  
:Notes:<br>
 
::*This church merged with the '''Tremont Street Baptist Church''' (1839) to form the '''Union Temple Church''' in 1863 and now called [http://www.tremonttemple.org/ Tremont Temple Baptist Church] at 88 Tremont Street.<br>
 
::*John Hayward, ''A Gazetteer of Massachusetts'' (Boston, 1847), called this '''Friend Street Baptist Church''' who worshipped at a building at the corner of Friend Street and Deacon Street [''now near New Sudbury Street''] in downtown. The minister, William Howe, matched this church in the city directories from 1846 through 1848.<br>  
 
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*The records were held by the Baptist Missionary Union per 1885 survey.<br>
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::*The Mission records, 1844-1875, are held by the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Diocesan Library and Archives], Boston.<br>
::*Perhaps the records still reside with the merged church.<br>
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::*''A history of the Union Baptist Church, Boston&nbsp;: the declaration of faith, the Church covenant, and list of members'' (Boston, 1857), 32 pp.<br>No digital copy available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/35647700 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
 
  
95. '''Church of the Saviour''' [''Unitarian''], 1845-1863.<br>  
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95. '''St. John's Episcopal Church''', 1845-1979.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
::*They purchased the site of Judge Prescott's mansion and built their church on Bedford Street in downtown.<br>  
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::*The church was at 80 Lexington Street, East Boston.<br>
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::*This church building is now [2011] the East Boston Headstart, [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:St_John%27s_Church,_East_Boston,_MA_-_April_2011.jpg see image].<br>
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::*St. John's Church records, 1845-1979, held by the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Diocesan Library and Archives], Boston.<br>
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96. '''Union Baptist Church''', 1845-1863.<br>
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::*On Merrimack street near North Station.<br>
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::*This church merged with the '''Tremont Street Baptist Church''' (1839) to form the '''Union Temple Church''' in 1863 and now called [http://www.tremonttemple.org/ Tremont Temple Baptist Church] at 88 Tremont Street.<br>
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::*John Hayward, ''A Gazetteer of Massachusetts'' (Boston, 1847), called this '''Friend Street Baptist Church''' who worshipped at a building at the corner of Friend Street and Deacon Street [''now near New Sudbury Street''] in downtown. The minister, William Howe, matched this church in the city directories from 1846 through 1848.<br>
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::*The records were held by the Baptist Missionary Union per 1885 survey.<br>
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::*''A history of the Union Baptist Church, Boston&nbsp;: the declaration of faith, the Church covenant, and list of members'' (Boston, 1857), 32 pp.<br>No digital copy available.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/35647700 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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97. '''Church of the Saviour''' [''Unitarian''], 1845-1863.<br>
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:Locations:<br>
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::*They purchased the site of Judge Prescott's mansion and built their church on Bedford Street in downtown.<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
::*The congregation merged into the '''Second Church''' (1650) in 1863.<br>  
 
::*The congregation merged into the '''Second Church''' (1650) in 1863.<br>  
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::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely with the succession of merged churches.<br>
  
96. '''Broadway Church''' [''Unitarian''], 1845-bef.1870.<br>  
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98. '''Broadway Church''' [''Unitarian''], 1845-bef.1870.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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97. '''Payson Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1845-1860.<br>  
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99. '''Payson Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1845-1860.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The original records of the church have not been located, but like were given to the merged church.<br>
 
::*The original records of the church have not been located, but like were given to the merged church.<br>
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98. '''Boston Baptist Bethel''', 1845-1921.<br>  
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100. '''Boston Baptist Bethel''', 1845-1921.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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::*Boston Baptist Bethel City Mission Society records, 1846-1969, held by the [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/39253405 Andover-Newton Theological School], Newton, Mass.<br>
 
::*Boston Baptist Bethel City Mission Society records, 1846-1969, held by the [http://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/collection/data/39253405 Andover-Newton Theological School], Newton, Mass.<br>
  
99. '''South Universalist Society''', 1845-ca. 1855.<br>  
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101. '''South Universalist Society''', 1845-ca. 1855.<br>  
  
 
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:Locations:<br>  
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100. '''Universalist Free Church''', 1845-ca. 1848.<br>  
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102. '''Universalist Free Church''', 1845-ca. 1848.<br>  
  
 
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101. '''Seamen's Chapel''' [''Episcopal''], 1845-bef. 1870.<br>  
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103. '''Seamen's Chapel''' [''Episcopal''], 1845-bef. 1870.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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::*The location of the original records is unknown, but perhaps with the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts].<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but perhaps with the [http://www.diomass.org/content/archives Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts].<br>
  
102. '''Suffolk Street Union Church''' and soon after the '''Shawmut Avenue Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1845-1954.<br>  
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104. '''Suffolk Street Union Church''' and soon after the '''Shawmut Avenue Church''' [''Trinitarian''], 1845-1954.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>  
 
::*Park Street Church records, 1804-1976, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bpsc Congregational Library, RG 1284], Boston, include a few records from the Shawmut Avenue Church, 1876-1954.<br>
 
::*Park Street Church records, 1804-1976, held by the [http://www.congregationallibrary.org/resources/efg/efg-bpsc Congregational Library, RG 1284], Boston, include a few records from the Shawmut Avenue Church, 1876-1954.<br>
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103. '''Indiana Street Church''' [''Unitarian''], 1845-1856.<br>  
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105. '''Indiana Street Church''' [''Unitarian''], 1845-1856.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
 
::*The location of the original records is unknown.<br>
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104. '''Twenty-Eighth Congregational Church''', 1846-1888.<br>  
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106. '''Twenty-Eighth Congregational Church''', 1846-1888.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
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105. '''First Presbyterian Church''', 1846-1932.<br>  
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107. '''First Presbyterian Church''', 1846-1932.<br>  
  
 
:Locations:<br>  
 
:Locations:<br>  
::*The congregation worshipped on Phillips Place across from '''King's Chapel'''.<br>  
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::*The congregation worshipped on Phillips Place across from '''King's Chapel''', 1848.<br>  
 
::*This church was known to have moved many times.<br>  
 
::*This church was known to have moved many times.<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
:Notes:<br>  
 
::*This church merged into the '''Central Congregational Church''' (1835) [commonly called the ''Central Church''] and renamed the [http://www.cotcbos.org/ '''Church of the Covenant'''] in 1931 after a fire in the Presbyterian Church.<br>  
 
::*This church merged into the '''Central Congregational Church''' (1835) [commonly called the ''Central Church''] and renamed the [http://www.cotcbos.org/ '''Church of the Covenant'''] in 1931 after a fire in the Presbyterian Church.<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
 
:Records:<br>  
::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely with the merged church.<br>
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::*The location of the original records is unknown, but likely with the merged church.<br>
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106. '''First Independent Irish Protestant Church''', 1846-1848.<br>  
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108. '''First Independent Irish Protestant Church''', 1846-1848.<br>  
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::*The congregation rented a hall on Chapman Place off School Street in 1847.<br>  
 
::*The congregation rented a hall on Chapman Place off School Street in 1847.<br>  
 
::*The congregation moved to Cross Street in 1848.<br>  
 
::*The congregation moved to Cross Street in 1848.<br>  
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[NOTE: This section will be worked on at a later point to fill in the above and hopefully to add the churches after 1846.]  
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[NOTE: This section will be worked on at a later point to fill in the above and hopefully to add the churches after 1846.]
  
 
=== Boston Massachusetts Town records  ===
 
=== Boston Massachusetts Town records  ===
  
The records for the town of Boston, '''1630 to 1822''', are mostly with the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Department] at the central library. Miscellaneous early records may be found in other local repositories as well. The call numbers are found within '''square brackets'''.  
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The records for the town of Boston, '''1630 to 1822''', are mostly with the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Department] at the central library. Miscellaneous early records may be found in other local repositories as well. The call numbers are found within '''square brackets'''.<br>
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<center>'''Boston Town Papers'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.7]</center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Town Papers'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.7]</center>  
 
<br> These records are in seven bound volumes. They are not in the catalog, but there is a finding aid in the department.<br>  
 
<br> These records are in seven bound volumes. They are not in the catalog, but there is a finding aid in the department.<br>  
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:#1759-1764: Petitions, accounts, leases, reports, bills, lists, accounts (esp. of 1760 fire damage), agreements, smallpox of 1764, etc.; about 350 individual documents.<br>  
 
:#1759-1764: Petitions, accounts, leases, reports, bills, lists, accounts (esp. of 1760 fire damage), agreements, smallpox of 1764, etc.; about 350 individual documents.<br>  
 
:#1765-1776: Accounts, bills, petitions, reports, receipts, warnings out, lists, letters, etc.; over 375 individual documents.<br>
 
:#1765-1776: Accounts, bills, petitions, reports, receipts, warnings out, lists, letters, etc.; over 375 individual documents.<br>
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<center>'''Boston Town Papers'''<br>[Ms.Bos.11]</center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Town Papers'''<br>[Ms.Bos.11]</center>  
 
<br> Loose papers, 1686, 1709/10-1767, 1 box, chronologically arranged, bulk after 1733, miscellaneous town records coming before the selectmen - calendar of contents in Department.<br><br>These papers, folded and tied or sealed and kept in several large boxes, were discovered at the Old City Hall around the time of the opening of the New City Hall, ca. 1970. They had been stored in the basement undisturbed since the 1830s. They were brought to the Boston Public Library but forgotten again until late 1983, when they attracted a research librarian's attention and were assigned to the Rare Book Department.<br>  
 
<br> Loose papers, 1686, 1709/10-1767, 1 box, chronologically arranged, bulk after 1733, miscellaneous town records coming before the selectmen - calendar of contents in Department.<br><br>These papers, folded and tied or sealed and kept in several large boxes, were discovered at the Old City Hall around the time of the opening of the New City Hall, ca. 1970. They had been stored in the basement undisturbed since the 1830s. They were brought to the Boston Public Library but forgotten again until late 1983, when they attracted a research librarian's attention and were assigned to the Rare Book Department.<br>  
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<center>'''Boston Town Records'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.1]</center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Town Records'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.1]</center>  
 
<br> This collection has no finding aid. It was microfilmed in 1941 and previously published verbatim in the Boston Record Commissioners Series listed below. There are ten bound volumes:<br>  
 
<br> This collection has no finding aid. It was microfilmed in 1941 and previously published verbatim in the Boston Record Commissioners Series listed below. There are ten bound volumes:<br>  
  
:#p. 58 [in pencil] This copy was made by Charles Shaw in 1814; p. 60-303 [noting original page numbers] Boston Town Records, 1634-1660, published as first part of BRC, 2: 1-159 [also 1855 copy on vellum with extensive index used for publication, Vol. 1B].<br>  
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:#p. 58 [in pencil] This copy was made by Charles Shaw in 1814; p. 60-303 [noting original page numbers] Boston Town Records, 1634-1660, published as first part of BRC, 2: 1-159 [also 1855 copy on vellum with extensive index used for publication, Vol. 1B].<br>Original volume 1 at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>  
 
:#1661-1728, 20 leaves in reverse direction, one undated 1600s, one 1652, rest 1717-1728 not in chronological order.<br>  
 
:#1661-1728, 20 leaves in reverse direction, one undated 1600s, one 1652, rest 1717-1728 not in chronological order.<br>  
 
:#1728-1743.<br>  
 
:#1728-1743.<br>  
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:#1796-1813.<br>  
 
:#1796-1813.<br>  
 
:#1813-1822 [brief one-page notes of annual citizen's meetings from 1822-1847].<br>
 
:#1813-1822 [brief one-page notes of annual citizen's meetings from 1822-1847].<br>
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Bylaws and town orders, 1786, 1801, and 1818, along with a cattle book (1693), immigrants book (1763-1769), and port receipts (1773-1775) held by the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>
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<center>'''Boston Selectmen's Minutes'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.3]</center>  
 
<center>'''Boston Selectmen's Minutes'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.3]</center>  
 
<br> This collection is in 23 bound volumes covering 1701 to 1822. It was published verbatim in the Boston Record Commissioners Series listed below.<br>  
 
<br> This collection is in 23 bound volumes covering 1701 to 1822. It was published verbatim in the Boston Record Commissioners Series listed below.<br>  
<center>'''Boston Book of Possession'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.2 and 2A]</center>  
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Miscellaneous papers, 1634-1813, found at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>
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<center>'''Boston Book of Possessions'''<br>[Ms.f.Bos.2 and 2A]</center>  
 
<br> The first is the original disbound volume that was encapsulated in tissue paper and rebound. The second is a copy of the first on vellum pages. This record of land holdings of the residents of Boston was undated but very likely compiled in the summer of 1652. Though not the official record of deeds, it establishes the ownership of land at this time when the original deeds only reach back to 1640 with some gaps. It was published verbatim in the Boston Record Commissioners Series, v. 2, listed below.<br>  
 
<br> The first is the original disbound volume that was encapsulated in tissue paper and rebound. The second is a copy of the first on vellum pages. This record of land holdings of the residents of Boston was undated but very likely compiled in the summer of 1652. Though not the official record of deeds, it establishes the ownership of land at this time when the original deeds only reach back to 1640 with some gaps. It was published verbatim in the Boston Record Commissioners Series, v. 2, listed below.<br>  
<center>'''Boston Tax and Assessor's Records'''<br>[=&gt;CALL NUMBER needed&lt;=]</center>  
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<center>'''Boston Tax and Assessor's Records'''<br>[no call number]</center>  
 
<br> The tax records before 1782 were destroyed by fire except for 1673-1698 [original at BPL, Ms.Bos.5 and Ms.q.Bos.5; published in BRC, v. 1]. This collection was microfilmed by the library in 2002. As part of the collection, there are "Directions for Assessing Taxes" - 1860, etc., printed for every ten years (but from what source?).<br>  
 
<br> The tax records before 1782 were destroyed by fire except for 1673-1698 [original at BPL, Ms.Bos.5 and Ms.q.Bos.5; published in BRC, v. 1]. This collection was microfilmed by the library in 2002. As part of the collection, there are "Directions for Assessing Taxes" - 1860, etc., printed for every ten years (but from what source?).<br>  
  
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The complete Taking books for 1780 were published in the ''Bostonian Society Publications'', 9: 9, 137. Notable but exclusively missing records are:<br>  
 
The complete Taking books for 1780 were published in the ''Bostonian Society Publications'', 9: 9, 137. Notable but exclusively missing records are:<br>  
  
:1782-1783 - Taking books complete (3 vols.), tax books (2 vols. - tax abatement book, 1782, Ms.B.10.2 (10)).<br>  
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:1687 - Boston tax list, division 4, 1687, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071702~S0 Mss C 1032, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston, with digital image.<br>
:1785 - Taking book Ward 12 at Massachusetts Historical Society.<br>  
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:1780 - Assessments and accounts for certain wards [''i.e. 4-8, 10, 12''], Boston, Mass., 1780, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071703~S0 Mss C 1024, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society].<br>
:1786 - Taking books Wards 6 and 11 only.<br>  
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:1782-1783 - Taking books complete (3 vols.), tax books (2 vols. - tax abatement book, 1782, Ms.B.10.2 (10)), also "Selectman" valuation book 10, 1783 [Ms.Qto.6014].<br>
:1795 - missing Taking books Wards 1-5.<br>  
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:1784 - Return made on form provided to the Assessors of the Town of Boston by John Kneeland, Jr., and John Ballard, 1784, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=details.IDC,SPECIFIC=4341,DATABASE=BIBLIO, The Bostonian Society, MS0119-DC1276]; Property return lists of Samuel Blodgett and Robert Rogerson made to the Assessors of the Town of Boston, 1784, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=details.IDC,SPECIFIC=4342,DATABASE=BIBLIO, The Bostonian Society, MS0119-DC1277].<br>  
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:1785 - Ward 12 taking book, 1785, held by the [http://balthazaar.masshist.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&BBID=105430 Massachusetts Historical Society, Ms. S-265].<br>Taking Book Ward 5 and 6 at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>  
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:1786 - Taking books Wards 6 and 11 only.<br>Taking Books Wards 2, 4, 5, and 9 at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>
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:1794 - Houses in Boston, 3 Sept. 1794, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071700~S0 Mss C 1003, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
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:1795 - Taking books Wards 1-5 at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>  
 
:1803 - Transfer books only.<br>  
 
:1803 - Transfer books only.<br>  
 
:1809 - missing Taking books for Wards 5-8.<br>  
 
:1809 - missing Taking books for Wards 5-8.<br>  
:1822 - missing?<br>
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:1820 - Taking Book without the Neck at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, Indentures, 1734-1805, 6v. [Ms.Bos.W1(5)]<br>Together with photocopy of Lawrence W. Towner, "The Indentures of Boston's Poor Apprentices, 1734-1805" in the ''Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts'', v. 43, Transactions, 1956-1963, p. 417-468 (text part up to p. 434 is [http://www.primaryresearch.org/ootp_pdf/towner.pdf online]).<br>Microfilm of the original records at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, records, 1792-1853. [Ms.qBos.W1(2)]<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, vote book, 1788-1809, actions taken. [Ms.qBos.W1(1)]<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, vote book, no. 2, 1809-1820. [Ms.qAm.2322(1)]<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, vote book, no. 4, 1827-1838. [Ms.qAm.2322(2)]<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, register of gaol paupers, 1806-1816. [Ms.fAm.2323]<br>
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:*Overseers of the Poor, loose papers, 171?-1874. [Ms.Bos.W2]<br>
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:*Inspector of the Poor, report, 26 Sept. 1711, describing health, living conditions, and apparent character of about twenty Boston residents, held by [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1073644~S0 Mss C 5145, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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:*Boston Overseers of the Poor records, 1733-1925, held by the [http://balthazaar.masshist.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&BBID=20577 Massachusetts Historical Society, Ms. N-1879], also microfilmed as P-368 with an [http://www.masshist.org/findingaids/doc.cfm?fa=fa0144 online guide] to this edition.<br>Eric Nellis and Anne Decker Cecere, eds., ''The Eighteenth-Century Records of the Boston Overseers of the Poor'' (Boston, 2007), being part of the ''Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts'', v. 69, 1041 pp.<br>Note: This book transcribes the records of the overseer held by MHS only, so to be comprehensive, check the records at the Boston Public Library above.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/85776590 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|1474297|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 B4cs v. 69}}.<br>
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:*Records of the Overseers of the Poor, 1755-1756, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=details.IDC,SPECIFIC=6398,DATABASE=BIBLIO, The Bostonian Society, MS0119-DC1565].<br>
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:*Records of the Overseers of the Poor, December 9, 1777, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=details.IDC,SPECIFIC=6400,DATABASE=BIBLIO, The Bostonian Society, MS0119-DC1567]<br>  
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:*Records of the Overseers of the Poor, 1777-1779, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=details.IDC,SPECIFIC=6399,DATABASE=BIBLIO, The Bostonian Society, MS0119-DC1566].<br>
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:*Records of the Overseers of the Poor for the City of Boston, 1803-1877, held by [http://rfi.bostonhistory.org/boston/default.asp?IDCFile=detailsG.IDC,SPECIFIC=12967,DATABASE=GROUP, The Bostonian Society, MS0070].<br>
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:*Peter C. Holloran, ''Boston's Waywards Children: Social Services for Homeless Children, 1830-1930'' (Boston, 1989; rep. 1994), 330 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18814744 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|569231|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 J3h}}.<br>
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:*[http://www.primaryresearch.org/pr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=378&catid=68&Itemid=106 PrimaryResearch].<br>
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<center>'''Miscellaneous Boston town records at Boston Public Library and other repositories'''</center>  
 
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:*Bonds, 1679-1700, For security against strangers (1v., ca. 100p.), includes list of French people admitted to the colony. [Ms.qBos.679.1]<br>  
 
:*Bonds, 1679-1700, For security against strangers (1v., ca. 100p.), includes list of French people admitted to the colony. [Ms.qBos.679.1]<br>  
 
:*Bonds, 1749-1807, Collector's bonds from the treasurer or selectmen, no index. [Ms.Bos.749B folio]  
 
:*Bonds, 1749-1807, Collector's bonds from the treasurer or selectmen, no index. [Ms.Bos.749B folio]  
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:*Boundaries, extract from the General Court relating to the boundary between Charlestown and Boston by Edward Rawson, 1635. [Ms.228]<br>
 
:*Census for 1790, Inhabited islands in the harbor of Boston, Roxbury, Brookline, Dorchester, Milton, Hingham, Cohasset, Hull, and Chelsea (1v., 92p.), Boston section published in BRC, v. 22. [Ms.pfBos.4]<br>  
 
:*Census for 1790, Inhabited islands in the harbor of Boston, Roxbury, Brookline, Dorchester, Milton, Hingham, Cohasset, Hull, and Chelsea (1v., 92p.), Boston section published in BRC, v. 22. [Ms.pfBos.4]<br>  
 
:*Census of 1810, includes wards 1-12, South Boston, Chelsea, and island within and without jurisdiction by Boston (1v., 131p.). [Ms.f.Bos.810.11.13]<br>  
 
:*Census of 1810, includes wards 1-12, South Boston, Chelsea, and island within and without jurisdiction by Boston (1v., 131p.). [Ms.f.Bos.810.11.13]<br>  
 
:*Deeds, 1726-1748, Deeds to and from Selectmen and Town Treasurer at the end (noted an early Indian deed on folio 5), first few are late recording of earlier deeds, with index. [Ms.Bos.726D folio]<br>  
 
:*Deeds, 1726-1748, Deeds to and from Selectmen and Town Treasurer at the end (noted an early Indian deed on folio 5), first few are late recording of earlier deeds, with index. [Ms.Bos.726D folio]<br>  
 
:*Distribution of the town of Boston into wards, 1713 and 1715; published in BRC, 1: 15-19. [Ms.Bos.6]<br>  
 
:*Distribution of the town of Boston into wards, 1713 and 1715; published in BRC, 1: 15-19. [Ms.Bos.6]<br>  
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:*Fire Department - various listings for journals and log books of several Engine companies, but not the department records - see catalog.<br>
 
:*Fire of 30 July 1794, Losses, moneys collected from churches and inhabitants, allowances, general account. [Ms.fBos.795.1]<br>  
 
:*Fire of 30 July 1794, Losses, moneys collected from churches and inhabitants, allowances, general account. [Ms.fBos.795.1]<br>  
:*Original papers, 1634-1734, 2v., uncataloged. [Ms.f.Bos.9]<br>
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:*Names of heads of families, n.d. [Ms.B.10.2(4)]<br>Being the number with small pox, number in the natural way, died, by inoculation, died, strangers, now sick, removed, and exposed - copy, not original, likely recording an event from the mid-1700s.<br>
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:*Original papers, 1634-1734, 2v., uncataloged. [Ms.f.Bos.9]<br>Contemporary copies of town records, county deeds, and county court records along with original deeds, petitions, requests, bills, reports, etc. brought before the town meeting or selectmen some with signatures and seals, and notes used for said meetings; v. 1 index in back and v. 2 index in front.<br>  
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:*Treasurer's accounts, 1688-1691/2. [Ms.Bos.Tr.1.Folio]<br>
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:*[Children between the ages of 4 and 7 years who do or do not receive instruction, Boston, Mass.], [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071737~S0 Mss C 1022, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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:*Vote, 11 Mar. 1727, and petition, 24 June 1729, concerning a town granary, Boston, Mass., [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071712~S0 Mss C 1027, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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:*Town of Boston, Mass., papers, 1780-1785, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1076581~S0 Mss C 3235, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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:*A list of subscribers for supplying the town treasury, Boston, 3 July 1780, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071719~S0 Mss C 1042, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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:*Subscriptions for the Boston almshouse, 11 Apr. 1781, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1067083~S0 Mss C 87, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston, with online image.<br>
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:*List of men belonging to Engine No. 2, 16 June 1780, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1064694~S0 Mss C 100, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston, with image ($).<br>
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:*[Abatements on account of loss by fire, Wards 10 and 11, Boston, Mass., August 1794], [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1071711~S0 Mss C 1023, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society].<br>
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:*Records for Hose Company No. 3, 1870-1875, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1082388~S0 Mss A 5389, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>  
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:*Proceedings of the Committee on Necklands, 1823-1829, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1064421~S0 Mss A 1117, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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:*Miscellaneous records, 1785-1821 at the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Town%20of%20Boston%20records_tcm3-20743.pdf City Archives], Collection 1000.001.<br>
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:*Boston Warnings out, 1763-1779, and other towns, see the [[Suffolk County, Massachusetts#Adlow_Collection|Adlow Collection]].<br><br>
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<center>'''Boston Record Commissioners Series (Vols. 1-39)'''</center>  
<br> In 1875 the City of Boston appointed Record Commissioners to “directly assist in perfecting the record of the vital statistics of Boston.” Their duty was “to complete, so far as practicable, the record of births, marriages and deaths, in the town and city of Boston, prior to A.D. 1849, and to receive and collect all documents obtainable therefor [''sic''].”<ref>''First Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston'' (Boston, 1876), 1.</ref> As a result of the hard work and dedication of the Record Commissioners, thirty-nine volumes of records relating to the town and city of Boston were published between 1876 and 1909. Six of the volumes (for Boston, v. 9, 24, 28, 30; for Dorchester, v. 21, 36) pertain to vital records. The remaining thirty-three volumes are comprised of an assortment of record which includes town records, selectmen’s records, tax lists, censuses, directories, notarial records, warnings out, and miscellaneous papers. Also included are town records for Charlestown, Dorchester, and Roxbury. They are all verbatim transcriptions.<br>  
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<br>[[Image:A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, vol. 7.jpg|thumb|right|280px|A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, vol. 7.jpg]] In 1875 the City of Boston appointed Record Commissioners to “directly assist in perfecting the record of the vital statistics of Boston.” Their duty was “to complete, so far as practicable, the record of births, marriages and deaths, in the town and city of Boston, prior to A.D. 1849, and to receive and collect all documents obtainable therefor [''sic''].”<ref>''First Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston'' (Boston, 1876), 1.</ref> As a result of the hard work and dedication of the Record Commissioners, thirty-nine volumes of records relating to the town and city of Boston were published between 1876 and 1909. Six of the volumes (for Boston, v. 9, 24, 28, 30; for Dorchester, v. 21, 36) pertain to vital records. The remaining thirty-three volumes are comprised of an assortment of record which includes town records, selectmen’s records, tax lists, censuses, directories, notarial records, warnings out, and miscellaneous papers. Also included are town records for Charlestown, Dorchester, and Roxbury. They are all verbatim transcriptions.<br><br>  
  
 
All thirty-nine volumes of the record commissioners’ series can be accessed for free online in various digital formats. They are available from [http://books.google.com Google Books], [http://www.heritagequestonline.com Heritage Quest Online] ($), and [http://www.archive.org Internet Archive]. The [http://www.bpl.org/online/govdocs/record_commissioners_reports.htm Boston Public Library] has an online list with note on content and a link to an online version. In the Family History Library, they are {{FHL|51395|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2b}} with digital links. There are separate catalog records for individual volumes that were microfilmed.<br>  
 
All thirty-nine volumes of the record commissioners’ series can be accessed for free online in various digital formats. They are available from [http://books.google.com Google Books], [http://www.heritagequestonline.com Heritage Quest Online] ($), and [http://www.archive.org Internet Archive]. The [http://www.bpl.org/online/govdocs/record_commissioners_reports.htm Boston Public Library] has an online list with note on content and a link to an online version. In the Family History Library, they are {{FHL|51395|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 H2b}} with digital links. There are separate catalog records for individual volumes that were microfilmed.<br>  
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:*Brigitte Burkett, ''Genealogical Data Extracted from the Boston Selectmen's Minutes 1736-1775'' (Bowie, Md., 1993), ii, 486 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30686153 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|664043|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 N2b}}.<br>  
 
:*Brigitte Burkett, ''Genealogical Data Extracted from the Boston Selectmen's Minutes 1736-1775'' (Bowie, Md., 1993), ii, 486 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30686153 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|664043|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 N2b}}.<br>  
 
:*Lewis Bunker Rohrbach, ''Boston Taxpayers in 1821'' (Camden, Me., 1988), 256 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18281246 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|632825|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 R4b}} with digital link.<br>
 
:*Lewis Bunker Rohrbach, ''Boston Taxpayers in 1821'' (Camden, Me., 1988), 256 pp.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/18281246 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|632825|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 R4b}} with digital link.<br>
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=== Boston Massachusetts City records  ===
 
=== Boston Massachusetts City records  ===
  
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Boston was incorporated as a city on 4 Mar. 1822. The original Boston City Charter is held by the Massachusetts State Archives under the records for Statute 1822, Chapter 10, in flat case, on parchment (4pp.). A photocopy of this records is with the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books]. [xxb6200A.135]<br>
  
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The records of each department is held in the department unless they transferred their older records to the City Archives. For a list of all stored records, see the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/ City Archives guide]. Below is a sampling of records held by the archives with occasional references to material held elsewhere as noted. For a listing of officials and employees, 1905-1937, see the [http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/officials-and-employees-1905-1937/ online published reports].<br>
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<center>'''Assessing Department'''<br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/assessing.asp Collection 2100]</center>
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<br> Section 15 of Chapter 110 of the Acts of 1821, “An Act Establishing the City of Boston,” provided the City Council with the power to assess taxes. The same section provided for the election by the City Council, Mayor and Alderman, or by the citizens of Assessors and Assistant Assessors. Prior to 1854, the Assessors were located within the Treasury Department. Assessors, as well as, Assistant Assessors were chosen by concurrent vote of the City Council until 1885. In 1885, the power to appoint Assessors was transferred to the Mayor subject to confirmation by the Board of Aldermen. Chapter 93 of the Special Acts of 1918 reorganized the Assessing Department and created a Board of three Assessors appointed by the Mayor and subject to his removal.<br>
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The Assessing Department operates under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner of Assessing and is divided into three programs: Tax Administration, Valuation, and Abatement. The Department determines the fair cash value and classification of all real and personal property located in the city. The department maintains official maps, property description data, ownership records and assessment, abatement and exemption records.<br>
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*Real estate, personal estate, and poll tax records, 1822-1985, approx. 2950 lf. [2100.004]<br>Records of taxes assessed for real estate, personal estate and poll taxes. Includes real estate valuations, 1822-1973; personal estate valuations, 1822-1985; and poll tax assessments, circa 1822-1963. The assessment of poll taxes was abolished in 1963.<br>There are four types of records: Street Book, Transfer Book, Tax Book and Assessor’s List. The Street Book, Transfer Book and the Tax Book within each year are all arranged by ward number. Over time, the City of Boston grew from 12 wards to 26 wards. The Assessor’s List is arranged alphabetically by last name.<br>We believe the Street Book was the book that the Assessor carried around with him as he went house to house to make the assessment. Often there are instructions for the Assessors included at the beginning of the books. The street books are arranged in the manner in which the Assessor went up and down the streets within the ward. In the later volumes, the street books are arranged by block number. Beginning in the mid-1860s, the street books are indexed at the front of each book by street name. The three other types of books all reference the page in the street book.<br>For the period 1822-1868, in addition to the Street Book, there are two other books: Transfer Book and Tax Book. The Transfer Book includes similar information to the Street book except it is arranged alphabetically by last name. The Tax Book is also arranged alphabetically by last name but includes only the name person and the amount of the tax assessed. Both the Transfer Book and the Tax Book reference the corresponding page in the Street Book. Beginning in 1869, the information in the Transfer Book and the Tax Book were combined into one book called Tax Book. These Tax Books are arranged alphabetically by last name and include name, residence, occupation and amount taxed.<br>The Assessor’s List begins in 1844. It is basically a master index arranged alphabetically by last name. From 1844-1858, the Assessor’s List references the ward number in which the individual was assessed. From 1859-1918, the Assessor’s List references the ward number and the page number in the Street Book.<br>'''These records are now [2013] in the process of being digitized.<br>'''
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*Abatements, 1819-1985, 363 volumes. [2100.005]<br>Records of abatement of real estate, personal estate and poll taxes. The majority of the volumes are registers including names, assessed amounts, amount abated, and reason for the abatement. Also includes certificates of abatement, applications and petitions.<br>
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*List of women returned by the Assessors, circa 1880-1890, 80 volumes. [2100.006]<br>Lists of women's names and addresses arranged by ward and precinct.<br>
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*Plans, circa 1918-1985, 36 flat file drawers. [2100.016]<br>Large format plans arranged by ward number and block. Includes the block numbers, street names, plot dimensions, and building footprints. These plans were used for reference purposes only.<br>
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*Surveyor plans, 1877, 3 record cartons. [2100.017]<br>In November of 1876, the Board of Assessors requested an appropriation of $1500 for the purpose of causing the preparation of a set of reduced copies, on tracing cloth, of surveyors' plans of estates, to be used in street and office work in the Assessors' Department. Includes copies of surveyor plans, arranged by neighborhood, which were drawn circa 1856-1877.<br>
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*Annual reports and publications, 1838-1989, 21 volumes. [2100.022]<br>Includes copies of Annual Reports of the Assessing Department for the years 1894, 1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1937, 1941, 1943, 1945 and 1981; List of Persons, Copartnerships and Corporations Who were Taxed Twenty-five Dollars and Upwards in the City of Boston in 1838; List of Persons, Copartnerships and Corporations Who were Taxed Twenty-five Dollars and Upwards in the City of Boston in 1842; Boston's Tax Rate for 1926; Rules of Procedure in the Abatement of Taxes, 1940; User's Manual for the Equalization of Boston Assessments, 1979; Annual Report of the Tax-Exempt Property Steering Committee, 1988-1989. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.<br>For published tax lists, 1826 to 1865, see [http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/boston-tax-lists-1826-1865/ Boston Public Library Government Documents online list].<br>
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*The real estate valuation lists from 1869 to 1897 in 958 vols. held by [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books], [9317.446a8]<br>
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/boston-tax-lists-1826-1865/ Boston Tax Lists, 1826-1865], published lists.<br>
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<center>'''City Clerk'''<br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/clerk.asp Collection 0300]</center>
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<br> The first mention of a Town Recorder is the following action of the Selectmen, July 5, 1641: “Our brother John Oliver (a selectman) is chosen Treasurer for the Towne, and to keep the Towne’s booke.” From 1693 to 1822, the custodian of the Town records was called the Town Clerk. Section 10 of Chapter 110 of the Acts of 1821 stated that the City Clerk shall have all the powers, and perform all the duties belonging to the Town Clerk of the Town of Boston.<br>
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As provided by the City Charter, the City Clerk of Boston is elected by the City Council for a term of three years. The Office of the Clerk, under the direction of the City Clerk, accepts, files, records, and maintains all municipal records. The City Clerk publishes the agenda for all City Council meetings, records all Council and related Mayor actions, and edits and compiles the minutes of Council meetings. The Department also maintains the City Council document system database and publishes, on a yearly basis, all ordinances and amended codes. The City Clerk is also responsible for overseeing the work of the Archives Commission.<br>
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Services to the public include the sale of various licenses and permits, notarizing and attesting to documents and filing, recording and copying papers in the custody of the Clerk. Services to City government consist of providing informational resources and technical assistance, administration of the state's open meeting law, administration of oaths of office, attestation of various legal papers and custody of records. The Archives Commission oversees the protection of City records, files and other items of historic interest.<br>
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The city clerk has two divisions under the department:<br>
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*Archives Division.<br>The City Archives, administered by the Archives and Records Management division of the City Clerk's Office, is charged with a special role in protecting and managing the recorded information of the City of Boston. Established by the Statutes of the Commonwealth, Chapter 68, Acts of 1988, the mission of the City Archives is to protect and preserve the permanent official public records of Boston municipal government including those of "any city department, agency, board, office, commission or public corporation" since its founding in 1630; to document, arrange and provide day to day access to these archives; and to assist city departments with cost effective records management practices.<br>
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*Registry Division.<br>The City Registrar keeps the records of births, deaths and marriages, issues certificates of the same and marriage licenses, receives and records affidavits of, additions to, and amendments and corrections of said records, and forwards copies of all records to the office of the Department of Public Health and to outside cities and towns when nonresidents are involved. By Sections 5-8 of Chapter 2 of the Ordinances of 1954, the Registry Department became a division under the Health Department. By the Section 7 of Chapter 656 of the Acts of 1965, the Registry Division was transferred to the Office of the City Clerk.<br>
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*Census records, 1820-1855, 3 record cartons. [0300.010]<br>Census return books kept in the custody of the City Clerk's Office. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts required censuses in order to apportion representatives to the state government through the first half of the 19th century including 1800, 1810, 1820, 1825, 1835, 1837, 1840, 1845, 1850, and 1855. After 1855, the National census was used to determine the population of the City of Boston. This collection includes census books recording the returns for the censuses of 1820, 1835, 1837, 1840, 1850, and 1855. The 1820 census records include volumes for wards 5, 9, 11, and 12 only. There is an [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20City%20Census%20records_tcm3-20688.pdf online guide to city censuses].<br>
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*Personal Records of Members of the City Council, 1861-1890, complied circa 1891-1894, 3 document cases. [0300.013]<br>Biographical questionnaires sent out between 1891-1894 by the Records Commissioner requesting information on name, place and date of birth, family, education, business, official positions, and military service of former City Council members. Includes forms for City Council members who served during the years 1861-1890. In addition to the printed forms, there are also news clippings, business letterhead, and transcribed obituaries for some of the members. There is an [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Personal%20Records%20of%20Members%20of%20the%20Board%20of%20Aldermen%20and%20Common_tcm3-30016.pdf online guide].<br>
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*Enrolled Militia, 1844-1867, with gaps 16 volumes. [0300.016]<br>Lists of enrolled militia for the years 1844-1862, 1864 and 1867.<br>
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*Record of Army and Navy enlistments from Boston, 1861-1865, 6 volumes and 1 flat box. [0300.017]<br>Army and Navy enlistments on Boston's quota, 1861-1865 and re-enlistments and transfers of soldiers, seamen and officers, 1861-1865.<br>
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*Religious Societies filings, 1841-1916, 2 volumes. [0301.010]<br>Articles of incorporation of Religious Societies filed with the City Clerk. Filing with the City Clerk was discontinued by Section 15 of Chapter 291 of the Acts of 1918.<br>
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*Married Women doing Business certificates, 1862-1974, 32 volumes, 2 record cartons and 10 card file boxes. [0301.011]<br>According to Section 11 of Chapter 209 of the Massachusetts General Laws, married women doing business on their own account were required to record in the City Clerk's Office a certificate stating her name and name of husband, nature of business and location, and street and number. If she failed to record, the husband could do so. Penalty for failure to record allowed property to be attached as though husbands. MGL c. 209, S. 11 was repealed 1974, 147, Sec. 4. Includes 28 volumes of recordings, 4 index volumes, card index and applications. There is an [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Married%20Women%20doing%20Business%20Certificates_tcm3-30014.pdf online guide to certificates].<br>
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*Notices of filing of application to become a citizen, 1885-1900, 0.25 document case and 1 volume. [0301.035]<br>Notices filed with the City Clerk of applications to become a citizen by Section 3 of Chapter 345 of the Acts of 1885. Includes one volume recording filings, 1885-1895 and filings, 1885-1900.<br>
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*Annual reports and publications, 1868-1965, 56 volumes. [0330.003]<br>Includes copies of Annual Reports for the years 1868, 1870-1871, 1873-1883, 1885, 1892-1898, 1900-1905, 1907-1910; indexes to Births in the City of Boston for the years 1923, 1928, 1931, 1934, 1945-1947, 1949-1951, 1953-1959, 1961-1967; index to marriage intentions and marriages recorded in 1894; "Bills of Mortality 1810-1849; "List of Freemen 1630-1678"; "A Series of Plans Showing the Existing Ways and Owners of Property 1630, 1635, 1640, 1645" published in 1909; and "Maps of the Street Lines of Boston Made for the Selectmen in 1819 and 1820" published in 1894. Annual reports can also be found in the City Documents series.<br>
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*[http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/dbasearch/ Boston City Business Registration (DBA database)].<br>
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*[http://www.cityofboston.gov/cityclerk/citycouncil/ Boston City Council, June 2001-present].<br>
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<center>'''City Council'''<br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/council.asp Collection 0100]</center>
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<br> The City Charter (Chapter 121 of the Acts of 1821) established the form of government as a Mayor; a Board of Aldermen, consisting of eight elected at large; and a Common Council, of forty-eight elected by wards; to be called when conjoined, "the City Council.” The Mayor and Aldermen were vested with the administration of the police, and executive power of the corporation generally, with specific enumerated powers. All other powers belonging to the corporation were vested in the Mayor, Aldermen and Common Council exercised by concurrent vote.<br>
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Powers related to the administration of the Police were transferred to the Board of Police Commissioners by Chapter 244 of the Acts of 1878. Chapter 266 of the Acts of 1885, an act to amend the charter of the City of Boston, transferred to the Mayor the power to appoint, subject to the approval of the Board of Aldermen, all officers and boards elected by the City Council or Board of Aldermen, and all offices that may be established in the future. All executive powers vested in the Board of Aldermen were transferred to the Mayor to be exercised through the several officers and boards of the City in their respective departments, under the general supervision and control of the Mayor.<br>
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Chapter 486 of the Acts of 1909 abolished the City Council and both branches thereof. The act established a City Council consisting of nine members elected at large. The City Council retained the power to approve ordinances and loan orders presented by the Mayor and the budget. All heads of departments and municipal boards, excluding the school committee and those appointed by law by the governor, would be appointed by the mayor without confirmation by the City Council.<br>
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Chapter 479 of the Acts of 1924 provided for the election of 22 City Councilors, one from each ward beginning with the biennial election in 1925. Chapter 356 of the Acts of 1951 provided for the election of 9 City Councilors at large.<br>
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Chapter 190 of the Acts of 1982 (Tregor Bill) made major changes to the financial operations of the City and to the budgetary powers of the Mayor and City Council. Chapter 605 of the Acts of 1982 provided for a City Council of thirteen members, one each from nine districts and three at large, effective with the preliminary election in September of 1983.<br>
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*Proceedings, 1822-2002, 478 volumes, 908 document cases and 283 record cartons. [0100.001]<br>Proceedings of the Boston City Council from 1822-2002. Includes Board of Aldermen minutes and docket documents, 1822-1909; Common Council minutes and docket documents, 1822-1909; City Council minutes, 1910-1970; City Council published minutes, 1868-2002; and City Council docket documents, 1910-2001. Docket documents consist of all orders, petitions, reports, filings, etc. acted upon by the City Council. There is an [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20City%20Council%20proceedings_tcm3-32125.pdf online guide of proceedings].<br>
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*Boston City Documents, 1784-1970, 342 volumes. [0100.003]<br>Published series of documents ordered to be printed by the City Council. Includes departmental annual reports, committee reports, orders, ordinances, annual addresses, and other reports.<br>
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*United States Census, 1830, 1 volume. [0100.012]<br>United States Census of Boston presented to the City Council to be kept for public inspection in the City Council room.<br>
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*Committee on Alien Passengers records, 1847-1848, 3 document cases. [0140.011]<br>Records of the Joint Committee on Alien Passengers, 1847-1848. Includes minutes, petitions and memorials, Inspector of Alien Passengers correspondence and reports, and Deer Island Hospital administrative records. There is an [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20City%20Council%20Joint%20Committee%20on%20Alien%20Passengers%20records_tcm3-30019.pdf online guide to records].<br>
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This is a list derived from the microtext holdings of the [http://www.bpl.org/research/microtext/BostonNewspapers.pdf Boston Public Library] and augmented with other sources. For more detailed information on the earliest newspapers, see ''Check-List of Boston Newspapers 1704-1780 by Mary Farwell Ayer With Bibliographical Notes by Albert Matthews'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1907) digitally on [http://archive.org/stream/checklistboston01mattgoog#page/n9/mode/2up Internet Archive] or {{FHL|127097|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 B4cs v. 9 or film 844522 Item 1}} and the common offprint without the checklist Albert Matthews, ''Bibliographical Notes on Boston Newspapers 1704-1780'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1907) digitally on [http://books.google.com/books?id=XlavAAAAIAAJ Google Books]. The reprint book on [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49407591 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; not at FHL.<br>  
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<br> The Board of Registrars of Voters was appointed in May of 1874 and was succeeded July 1, 1895 by the Board of Election Commissioners. This department exercises all the powers and duties formerly conferred upon the Board of Registrars of Voters (including the preparation of the jury list), except the power and duty of giving notice of elections and fixing the days and hours for holding the same. The Board also exercises all the powers and duties formerly conferred upon the City Clerk and other officers by chapter 504 of the Acts of 1894. One Election Commissioner is appointed by the Mayor each year, term beginning on the 1st of April. The two leading political parties must be equally represented on the Board and the Chairman is designated annually by the Mayor.<br>  
  
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:*Ogden Codman, ''Index of Obituaries in Boston Newspapers, 1704-1800'' (Boston, 1968), 3 vols.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27021 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|230790|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V4b or film 823596 Items 1-3}}.  
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*Voter registrations, circa 1857-1940 with gaps, 382 volumes. [4700.001]<br>Includes indexes to naturalized male voters from 1857-1895; naturalized male voter registrations from 1864-1895; index to naturalized and native male voters, 1896-1900; naturalized and native male voter registrations from 1896-1897; women voter registers, circa 1920-1940. The women voter registers were used to register women in 1920. After 1920, men are also included in these registers.<br>  
:*''Index of Obituaries in Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840'' (Boston, 1961), 5 vols.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1830193 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|339308|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 V42i or fiche 6051402-6051406}}.
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*Women voter registrations, 1884-1920, 122 volumes. [4700.002]<br>In Massachusetts, women were allowed to vote in school board elections beginning in 1879. This law (Chapter 223, Acts of 1879) required that they follow the same provisions that were set for men; these included, paying a poll tax, the capabilities to read and write in the English language, and were at least 21 years of age. Includes voter registrations of naturalized and native women for school board elections from 1884-1920. Only the Naturalized Women Voter Registers have an index, all others must be searched by women’s last name and/or by date. Complete entries include a woman’s age, birthplace, citizenship status, and address.<br>
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*Annual Listing of Residents, 1931-1978, with gaps, 34 volumes and 1 pamphlet box. [4720.001]<br>Annual Listing of Residents age 20 and over. Includes listings for 1931, ward 1; 1938, wards 1-2, 9-13, 16-17, 19-21; 1952, wards 9, 11-12; 1959, ward 18; 1961, ward 15; 1965, wards 17-18, 20, 22; 1976, wards 4, 16-22; and 1978, wards 15-17, 20.<br>
  
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| [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ Genealogy Bank] available through many libraries around the country and personal subscriptions ($).
 
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/city-of-boston-lists-of-residents-1909-1910/ Boston Lists of Residents, 1909-1910], published and arranged by ward, precinct, and street.<br>
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/city-of-boston-lists-of-residents-1922-1930/ Boston Lists of Residents, 1922-1930], published and arranged by ward, precinct, and street.<br>
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/city-of-boston-lists-of-residents-1931-1940/ Boston Lists of Residents, 1931-1940], published and arranged by ward, precinct, and street.<br>
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/city-of-boston-lists-of-residents-1941-1950/ Boston Lists of Residents, 1941-1950], published and arranged by ward, precinct, and street.<br>
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/city-of-boston-lists-of-residents-1951-1960/ Boston Lists of Residents, 1951-1960], published and arranged by ward, precinct, and street.<br>
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<center>[[#top|Top of Page]] || [[#Boston_Massachusetts_City_records|City Records]]</center>
| align="center" | 25 Sept. 1690
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<br>
| ''Public Occurrences''  
+
 
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (1); Gen. Bank
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|-
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<center>'''Fire Department'''<br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/fire.asp Collection 0500]</center>
| align="center" | 17 Apr. 1704 - 29 Feb. 1776
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<br> The origins of the Boston Fire Department date back to 1678 with the establishment of the first engine company and the receipt of the first hand fire engine in North America. The Board of Fire Wards was established on February 1, 1711. Prominent men were chosen as Fire Wards and were responsible for the operation and maintenance of the equipment assigned to their ward. Chapter 52 of the Acts of 1825, "An Act Establishing a Fire Department in the City of Boston and an Ordinance for the preventing and extinguishing of fires and establishing a fire department" went into full operation in April of 1826. With this legislation, the Board of Fire Wards was dissolved. All records and property belonging to the city were transferred to the Chief Engineer in May of 1826.<br>
| ''Boston News Letter''  
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| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (3500); Gen. Bank<br>Andrew Pollock, ''Advertisement Index to the Boston Newsletter and Massachusetts Gazette'' (Duxbury, Mass., 1987), 674 pp. in 2 vols.; [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254746617 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] or [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1027026~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston; not at FHL.
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By the reorganization in 1837, the Fire Department changed from a partially volunteer to a paid fire department. On June 16, 1851, the City Council passed an order to erect a system of telegraphic fire alarms and the first regular alarm on the new system was received on April 29, 1852. On January 1, 1859, two new steam engines were put in service replacing two hand engines. On October 24, 1873, the City Council passed an ordinance creating a Board of Fire Commissioners to oversee the department. Section 9 of Chapter 449 of the Acts of 1895, an act to amend the City Charter, abolished the Board of Fire Commissioners and placed the Department under the charge of one Fire Commissioner. The Chief Engineer serves as the Executive Officer of the Commissioner and directs the work of the members of the Department.<br>
|-
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| align="center" | 21 Dec. 1719 - 27 Feb. 1831
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A partial list of the holdings:<br>
| ''Boston Commercial Gazette''  
+
 
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1, 1719-1798 (3717) and 1821-1826 (531); Gen. Bank, 1719-1798
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*Fire records, 1880-1967, 54 oversized volumes. [0500.007]<br>Logs of fires from 1880-1967. Includes location, owners, cause, amount of damages, companies responding, remarks etc. There is an [http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/Guide%20to%20the%20Fire%20Department%20records%20Fire%20records_tcm3-25741.pdf online guide to fire records].<br>
|-
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*Lists of call men, 1837-1858, 2 volumes. [0500.008]<br>Registers recording names of firemen, engine company, date admitted and discharged. Beginning in 1837, compensation was given to firemen who served for six consecutive months with the same engine company.<br>
| align="center" | 7 Aug. 1721 - 25 June 1726
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| ''New-England Courant''  
+
Online resources:<br>
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (243); Gen. Bank
+
 
|-
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*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/boston-fire-department-reports-1870-1990/ Boston Fire Department Reports, 1870-1990] digitized reports.<br>
| align="center" | 20 Mar. 1727 - 13 Oct. 1741
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| ''New-England Weekly Journal''  
+
Other sources:<br>
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (760); Gen. Bank
+
 
|-
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*Arthur Wellington Brayley, ''A Complete History of the Boston Fire Department, including the fire-alarm service and the protective department, from 1630 to 1888'' (Boston, 1889), xx, 729 pp.<br>Digital version at [http://archive.org/stream/completehistoryo00bray Internet Archive].<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3037182 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
| align="center" | 27 Sept. 1731 - 11 Aug. 1735
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*[http://www.bostonfirehistory.org/ Boston Fire Historical Society]<br>Email: [mailto:mail@bostonfirehistory.org mail@bostonfirehistory.org]<br>This unofficial website has an amazing amount of information and well worth visiting. Those people with ancestors who worked for the department will find the [http://www.bostonfirehistory.org/bfdlistofemployees.html list of employees] for 1888, 1905-1919, and every odd year to 1937 helpful.<br>
| ''Weekly Rehearsal''  
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<center>[[#top|Top of Page]] || [[#Boston_Massachusetts_City_records|City Records]]</center>
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (199); Gen. Bank
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<br>
|-
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| align="center" | 18 Aug. 1735 - 24 Apr. 1775
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| ''Boston Evening Post''  
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<center>'''Police Department'''<br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/police.asp Collection 0600]</center>
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (2066); Gen. Bank
+
<br> Chapter 5 of the Acts of 1761-1762 established a watch for the safety and better securing the good order of the Town of Boston. Chapter 110 of the Acts of 1821 vested in the Mayor and Aldermen the administration of the police formerly exercised by the Selectmen. Chapter 123 of the Acts of 1838 granted the Mayor and Aldermen the power to appoint police officers with all or any of the powers of the constables except the power of serving and executing any civil process.<br>
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 +
Chapter 354 of the Acts of 1853 authorized and empowered the City Council to consolidate the Watch and Police Departments into one department. This act was accepted by the City Council on June 2, 1853. A new organization of the Police Department under the authority of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen took effect on May 26, 1854. The two departments were formally united by Ordinance passed May 19, 1855.<br>
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Chapter 244 of the Acts of 1878 established a Board of Police Commissioners appointed by the Mayor. Chapter 323 of the Acts of 1885 established a Board of Police consisting of three citizens appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Governor's Council.<br>
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 +
Chapter 291 of the Acts of 1906 placed the department in charge of a single head appointed by the Governor to be known as the Police Commissioner. Chapter 322 of the Acts of 1962 transferred the power to appoint the Police Commissioner back to the Mayor.<br>
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 +
A partial list of the holdings:<br>
 +
 
 +
*Annual reports and publications, 1870-2007, 78 volumes. [0600.006]<br>Includes annual reports of the Police Commissioner for 1871, 1910, 1927, 1933-1934, 1936, 1939, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1958-1960, 1962-1970, 1974-1976, 1999 and 2007; annual reports of the Boston Police Relief Association for 1911, 1913-1915, 1918-1920, 1922-1925, and 1927-1928; street directory, 1938 and circa 1970s-1980s; and miscellaneous reports and surveys.<br>
 +
 
 +
Online resources:<br>
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.bpl.org/govinfo/online-collections/regional-boston-and-massachusetts/boston-police-department-reports-1885-2000/ Boston Police Department Reports, 1885-2000], published reports.<br>
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Other sources:<br>
 +
 
 +
*Boston Police Records Manager &amp; Archivist<br>1555 Hyde Park Avenue<br>Hyde Park MA 02136-2486<br>Telephone: 617-343-5166<br>Email: [mailto:SullivanMar.bpd@cityofboston.gov SullivanMar.bpd@cityofboston.gov]<br>No website<br>Holdings include personnel information on individuals who were employed as Boston police officers (bulk dates 1878-1961). The information in any given file might include: date of appointment; transfers; promotions; rewards, awards, and/or medals received; date of retirement of death, etc.<br>
 +
*Read a brief [http://www.bpdnews.com/about/history/ History of the Boston Police Department] online.<br>
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*George H. McCaffrey, [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1132827 "The Boston Police Department"] in the ''Journal of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology'', 2 [1912]: 672-690.<br>
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<center>'''School Department''' <br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/school.asp Collection 0400]</center>
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In 1789, the General Court of the Colony granted authority to “trust to appoint School Committees for the control of the Schools.” In accordance with the provisions of this act, the first School Committee for Boston was chosen October 20, 1789, “to exercise all the Powers relating to the Schools and School Masters, which the Selectmen or such Committees are authorized by the Laws of this Commonwealth on the Votes of this Town to exercise.” Under the reorganized plan of 1789, the public schools of Boston were administered by a committee consisting of twenty-one members, nine selectmen and one member from each of the twelve wards. For administrative purposes, the Board of twenty-one members was divided into various sub-committees. Sub-committees included a visiting committee, a committee to fill vacancies in the teaching staff and an examining committee.<br>
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 +
Prior to 1818, the public schools admitted only children who had already received some rudimentary instruction. During that year, after considerable agitation on the part of the citizens of the town, primary schools were established. The citizens created in town meeting a special committee distinct and separate from the regular School Committee to safeguard the interests of the primary schools. This committee had a membership ranging from 36 at one time to 196 at another time. The Primary School Committee continued to have exclusive control of the primary schools until 1855, when these schools were placed under the jurisdiction of the general committee.<br>
 +
 
 +
By terms of the Charter, authorization was granted the School Committee to have the general care and superintendence of the public schools. The number of members and terms of the School Committee fluctuated over the years through several charter revisions.<br>
 +
 
 +
The office of the Superintendent of Schools was created in 1851. The appointment of teachers, however, still remained the prerogative of the School Committee. In 1876, the rules and regulations were revised and considerable nominal power was granted to the Superintendent and Supervisors, but the appointment of teachers was retained by the district subcommittees. The newly established Board of Supervisors became a board for the examination and certification of teachers. In 1884, the Superintendent was given additional powers. He was to be held responsible to the School Board as the executive in the department of instruction over all supervisors, principals, and other instructors.<br>
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 +
With the reorganization of the School Committee in 1906, all sub-committees were discontinued. One of the most important features of the revised rules and regulations of 1906 was the conferring of direct authority and responsibility upon the official staff of the Committee. The Superintendent was designated as the executive officer of the School Committee in all matters relating to instruction and discipline in the public schools; and was given the power, subject to the approval of the School Committee, to appoint, reappoint, transfer and remove all directors, principals and teachers.<br>
 +
 
 +
Chapter 108 of the Acts of 1991 replaced the elected School Committee with a board of seven members serving four-year terms, appointed by the Mayor from nominees.<br>
 +
 
 +
A partial list of the holdings:<br>
 +
 
 +
*Student records, circa 1847-1990, 317 volumes, 134 record cartons, 156 card file boxes, 124 document cases, 38 file cabinets and 7 microfilm drawers. [0420.001]<br>Student transcripts, office record cards and attendance records of primarily closed Boston Public Schools. Includes records of the following high schools and programs: Boston Technical High School/Mechanic Arts High School, pre-1952 only; Boston Trade School for Boys, pre 1929 only; Brandeis Vocational High School; Charlestown High School, pre-1917 only; High School of Commerce; Dorchester High School, pre-1946 only; Evening High and Trade Schools, pre-1978 only; Girls' High School; Girls' Trade High School; High School of Practical Arts; (Old) Roxbury High School; (New) Roxbury High School; Roxbury Memorial High Schools for Boys and Girls; South End Vocational School; Vocational High and Opportunity School; and Vocational Technical Institute. Also includes various elementary and middle schools.<br>
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*School Committee, minutes, 1792-1905, 44v., index v. 14a, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/rb/ Boston Public Library Rare Books]. [Ms.f.Bos.Sc.1]<br>
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<center>'''Treasury Department'''<br>[http://www.cityofboston.gov/archivesandrecords/guide/treasury.asp Collection 2400]</center>
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<br> The Collector-Treasurer has the care and custody of the current funds of the City, of all monies, properties and securities placed in his charge by any statute or ordinance, or by any gift, devise, bequest or deposit and pays all bills and demands against the City.<br>
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 +
The earlier treasurers were chosen by the Selectmen; from 1660-1690 the choice was made sometimes by the Selectmen, sometimes by the town meeting; afterwards by the latter only. Chapter 7 of the Acts of 1802 established the Treasurer of the Town of Boston as the Collector of taxes. Chapter 176 of the Acts of 1875 established a separate office of Collector. Said Collector received the powers previously possessed by the Treasurer as collector of taxes, and would also collect and receive all assessments, betterments, rates, dues and money payable on any account to the City of Boston or the County of Suffolk. The Collector was required to pay over to the Treasurer within twenty-four hours any and all money received by him.<br>
 +
 
 +
Section 65 of Chapter 2 of the Ordinances of 1954 reorganized the Treasury Department by abolishing the office of City Treasurer and substituting therefore the office of Collector-Treasurer.<br>
 +
 
 +
A partial list of the holdings:<br>
 +
 
 +
*Record of Emigrants landing, 1837-1847, 3 volumes. [2400.005]<br>Includes lists of vessels arriving and names of passengers.<br>
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<center>[[#top|Top of Page]] || [[#Boston_Massachusetts_City_records|City Records]]</center>
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<br>
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 +
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<center>'''Non-City Records'''</center>
 +
<br> Collections donated to the City Archives or used for reference purposes. Includes records not created or maintained by city departments.<br>
 +
 
 +
A partial list of the holdings:<br>
 +
 
 +
*Atlases, 1873-1938, 44 volumes. [9800.003]<br>
 +
<center>[[#top|Top of Page]] || [[#Boston_Massachusetts_City_records|City Records]]</center>
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<br>
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=== Boston Massachusetts Census  ===
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A quick reference for early populations of Boston can be found in ''A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston'', vol. 22, [http://www.archive.org/stream/reportofrecordco22bost#page/n7/mode/2up iv-v]. A detailed study was published by Lemuel Shattuck, [http://archive.org/details/60421860R.nlm.nih.gov ''Report to the Committee of the City Council Appointed to Obtain the Census of Boston for the Year 1845''] (Boston, 1846). A city census was taken in 1820, 1835, 1837, 1840, 1850, and 1855. Most of this data survives today.
 +
 
 +
Below is a list of the census records for Boston:<br>
 +
 
 +
*City census, 1820-1855, with an online guide, held by the [http://www.cityofboston.gov/images_documents/guide%20to%20the%20city%20census%20records_tcm3-20688.pdf City of Boston Archives].<br>
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*Names of the inhabitants of the town of Boston in 1790 by Samuel Bradford, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1082830~S0 Mss A 5550, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>Transcribed version published in "Twenty-second report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, containing the statistics of the United States" Direct Tax of 1798, As Assessed on Boston; and the Names of the Inhabitants of Boston in 1790, As Collected for the First National Census" (1890): 443-511.<br>
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*Census of Boston Harbor Island and Chelsea, 1800, part of the Sewall-Shattuck Collection, 1638-1844, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1057803~S0 Spec. Col. 11 S 1-41, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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*Census of Boston for 1810, [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1092759~S0 Mss C 5811, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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*[1810 census of Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts], [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1067084~S0 Mss C 94, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston, with database ($).<br>
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*[Abstract of the 1825 Boston census], [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1064613~S0 Mss C 95, R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department, New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston.<br>
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== Boston Massachusetts Genealogy and History Resources  ==
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==== Boston Massachusetts Newspapers  ====
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This is a list derived from the microtext holdings of the [http://www.bpl.org/research/microtext/BostonNewspapers.pdf Boston Public Library] and augmented with other sources. For more detailed information on the earliest newspapers, see ''Check-List of Boston Newspapers 1704-1780 by Mary Farwell Ayer With Bibliographical Notes by Albert Matthews'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1907) digitally on [http://archive.org/stream/checklistboston01mattgoog#page/n9/mode/2up Internet Archive] or {{FHL|127097|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 B4cs v. 9 or film 844522 Item 1}} and the common offprint without the checklist Albert Matthews, ''Bibliographical Notes on Boston Newspapers 1704-1780'' (Cambridge, Mass., 1907) digitally on [http://books.google.com/books?id=XlavAAAAIAAJ Google Books]. The reprint book on [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49407591 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; not at FHL.<br>
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It is common for a newspaper title to change over time and also to merge and separate from other newspapers. Be aware of that situation when using this chronological list. Every effort has been made to put obvious continued newspapers together. '''''Newspaper titles in bold italic''''' were published for over thirty (30) years. '''''NEWSPAPER TITLES IN BOLD ITALIC CAPS''''' were published for over seventy-five (75) years. If you want to find ANY title or foreign-language paper, use the search feature of our browser.<br>
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Useful guides and indexes to early Boston newspapers:
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:*Ogden Codman, ''Index of Obituaries in Boston Newspapers, 1704-1800'' (Boston, 1968), 3 vols.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27021 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|230790|item|disp=FHL book 974.461 V4b or film 823596 Items 1-3}}.<br>  
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:*Andrew Pollock, ''Advertisement Index to the Boston Newsletter and Massachusetts Gazette'' (Duxbury, Mass., 1987), 674 pp. in 2 vols.; [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254746617 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] or [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1027026~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston; not at FHL.<br>
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:*''Index of Obituaries in Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840'' (Boston, 1961), 5 vols.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1830193 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|339308|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 V42i or fiche 6051402-6051406}}.<br>
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:*James de T. Abajian, ''Blacks in Selected Newspapers, Censuses and Other Sources: An Index to Names and Subjects'' (Boston, 1977), 3 vols., includes ''The Liberator'', 1848-1850.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2879442 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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:*Clarence Saunders Brigham, "Index to Obituary Notices in the Boston Transcript, 1875-1899 and 1900-1930" [Worcester, typ., 1938-1940; photocopy, 1968], 2 vols. and 3 vols.<br>Note: The earlier volumes in the ''Boston Daily Advertiser''.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/212781880 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] [i.e. Boston Public Library]; 1900-1930 volumes: [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13428271 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] and [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1014811~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston; Not at FHL.<br>"Index to Obituary Notices in the Boston Evening Transcript, 1931" (Boston, typ., 1953).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45745448 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] [i.e. Boston Public Library]; Not at FHL.<br>
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:*[http://www1.websearchstudio.net/scripts/ws.dll?websearch&site=Zimmer Zimmer Index, 1878-1937], including obituaries, covered the ''Boston Globe'', ''Boston Herald'', and the ''Boston Post'', and to a lesser degree, the ''Boston Advertiser'', ''Boston Journal'', ''Boston Transcript'', and other non-Boston papers.<br>
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:*Boston Herald Newspaper Morgue, late 1800s-early 1980s, held by the [http://www.bu.edu/library/guide/boston/newspaperlink/ former Beebe Communications Library at Boston University], includes the ''Boston Globe'', ''Boston Herald'', ''Boston Herald Traveller'', ''Boston Post'', ''Christian Science Monitor'', and the ''New York Times''.<br>
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:*[http://www.bpl.org/research/print/herald.htm Boston Herald-Traveler Photo Morgue], ca. 1906-1972, about 500,000 images held by the Boston Public Library Print Department.<br>
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:*Card Index to the Genealogical Columns of the Boston Evening Transcript, 1915-1935, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/microtext/ Boston Public Library Microtext Department Reference Desk].<br>
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:*Boston Evening Transcript Obituary Index, 1932-1941, on index cards only at the [http://www.bpl.org/research/microtext/ Boston Public Library Microtext Department Reference Desk].<br>
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:*[http://www.bpl.org/catalogs/interpro/bpl_search/obits.htm Boston Public Library Obituary index, 1953-2010] (does not include death notices) covering the ''Boston Globe'' and ''Boston Herald''.<br>
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<center>'''Newspapers First Published in: [[#Boston_Massachusetts_Newspapers|Top of Newspapers]] | [[#1690|1690-1800]] | [[#1801|1801-1825]] | [[#1826|1826-1840]] | [[#1841|1841-1855]]'''</center>
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<br>
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<center>'''Key to Notes / Online Column''' </center>
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|-
| align="center" | 21 Apr. 1735 - 10 Apr. 1775
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! scope="col" | '''Code'''
| ''Boston Post-Boy''  
+
! scope="col" | '''Source'''
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (1650); Gen. Bank
 
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" | 4 Jan. 1748 - 5 Dec. 1749
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| ''Early Am. Ser. 1-9''
| ''Independent Advertiser''  
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| [http://www.newsbank.com/readex/index.cfm?content=362 Early American Newspapers], Series 1-9 (''number of issues'') available through many libraries around the country ($).
| NO digital version
 
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" | 22 Oct. 1767 - 21 June 1770  
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| ''Gen. Bank''
| ''Boston Chronicle''  
+
| [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ Genealogy Bank] available through many libraries around the country and personal subscriptions ($).
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (204); Gen. Bank
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|}
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<center>'''1690 - 1800''' </center>
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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! width="200" scope="col" | '''Dates'''
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! width="275" scope="col" | '''Newspaper Title'''
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! width="407" scope="col" | '''Notes / Online'''
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|-
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| align="center" | 25 Sept. 1690
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| ''Public Occurrences''
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| Early Am. Ser. 1 (1); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 17 Apr. 1704 - 29 Feb. 1776
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| '''''Boston News Letter'''''
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| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (3500); Gen. Bank<br>Andrew Pollock, ''Advertisement Index to the Boston Newsletter and Massachusetts Gazette'' (Duxbury, Mass., 1987), 674 pp. in 2 vols.; [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254746617 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] or [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1027026~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston; not at FHL.
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|-
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| align="center" | 21 Dec. 1719 - 27 Feb. 1831
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| '''''BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE'''''
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| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1, 1719-1798 (3717) and 1821-1826 (531); Gen. Bank, 1719-1798
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|-
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| align="center" | 7 Aug. 1721 - 25 June 1726
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| ''New-England Courant''
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| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (243); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 20 Mar. 1727 - 13 Oct. 1741
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| ''New-England Weekly Journal''
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| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (760); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 27 Sept. 1731 - 11 Aug. 1735
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| ''Weekly Rehearsal''
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| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (199); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 18 Aug. 1735 - 24 Apr. 1775
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| '''''Boston Evening Post'''''
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| Early Am. Ser. 1 (2066); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 21 Apr. 1735 - 10 Apr. 1775
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| '''''Boston Post-Boy'''''
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| Early Am. Ser. 1 (1650); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 4 Jan. 1748 - 5 Dec. 1749
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| ''Independent Advertiser''
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| NO digital version
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|-
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| align="center" | 22 Oct. 1767 - 21 June 1770  
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| ''Boston Chronicle''  
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| Early Am. Ser. 1 (204); Gen. Bank
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="center" | 17 July 1770 - 6 Apr. 1775  
 
| align="center" | 17 July 1770 - 6 Apr. 1775  
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|-
 
| align="center" | 19 Sept. 1776 - 29 May 1817<br>4 June 1817 - 23 May 1840  
 
| align="center" | 19 Sept. 1776 - 29 May 1817<br>4 June 1817 - 23 May 1840  
| ''Independent Chronicle''<br>''Independent Chronicle &amp; Boston Patriot''  
+
| '''''Independent Chronicle'''''<br>'''''Independent Chronicle &amp; Boston Patriot'''''  
 
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (2951); Gen. Bank<br>Early Am. Ser. 1, 1817-1823 (914); Gen. Bank, 1817-1820
 
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (2951); Gen. Bank<br>Early Am. Ser. 1, 1817-1823 (914); Gen. Bank, 1817-1820
 
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|-
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| Early Am. Ser. 1 (249); Gen. Bank
 
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (249); Gen. Bank
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" | 24 Mar. 1784 - 12 June 1790<br>16 June 1790 - 29 Apr. 1840  
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| align="center" | 24 Mar. 1784 - 12 June 1790<br><br>16 June 1790 - 29 Apr. 1840  
 
| ''Massachusetts Centinel''<br><br>''Columbian Centinel''  
 
| ''Massachusetts Centinel''<br><br>''Columbian Centinel''  
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1, 1784-1788 (410); Gen. Bank<br>Early Am. Ser. 2, 1788-1790 (244)<br>Early Am. Ser. 1, 1790-1823 (3411), Ser. 2, 1790-1825 (270); Gen. Bank, 1790-1825
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| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1, 1784-1788 (410); Gen. Bank<br>Early Am. Ser. 2, 1788-1790 (244)<br>Early Am. Ser. 1, 1790-1823 (3411), Ser. 2, 1790-1825 (270); Gen. Bank, 1790-1825<br>''Index of Obituaries in Massachusetts Centinel and Columbian Centinel, 1784-1840'' (Boston, 1961), 5 vols.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1830193 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; {{FHL|339308|item|disp=FHL book 974.4 V42i or fiche 6051402-6051406}}.
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="center" | 30 Dec. 1784 - 4 Jan. 1787  
 
| align="center" | 30 Dec. 1784 - 4 Jan. 1787  
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| Early Am. Ser. 1 (119); Gen. Bank
 
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (119); Gen. Bank
 
|-
 
|-
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1793 - 8 Mar. 1803  
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| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1793 - 8 Mar. 1803<br>1 Jan. 1801 - 8 Mar. 1803  
| ''Massachusetts Mercury''  
+
| ''Massachusetts Mercury''<br>''Mercury and New-England Palladium''  
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (1089); Gen. Bank
+
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (1089); Gen. Bank<br>semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1; Gen. Bank
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="center" | 28 July 1794 - 15 Oct. 1808  
 
| align="center" | 28 July 1794 - 15 Oct. 1808  
| ''Times or the Evening Entertainer''  
+
| ''Times or the Evening Entertainer''  
| tri-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (62); Gen. Bank
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| tri-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (62); Gen. Bank
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 20 Oct. 1794 - 8 Dec. 1796  
+
| align="center" | 20 Oct. 1794 - 8 Dec. 1796  
| ''Federal Orrery''  
+
| ''Federal Orrery''  
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (213)
+
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (213)
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 1 July 1795 - 5 Mar. 1797  
+
| align="center" | 1 July 1795 - 5 Mar. 1797  
| ''Courier''  
+
| ''Courier''  
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (53); Gen. Bank, 1795
+
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (53); Gen. Bank, 1795
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 7 Sept. 1795 - 4 June 1798  
+
| align="center" | 7 Sept. 1795 - 4 June 1798  
| ''Boston Price Current''  
+
| ''Boston Price Current''  
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (196); Gen. Bank
+
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (196); Gen. Bank
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 6 Oct. 1796 - 2 Feb. 1797  
+
| align="center" | 6 Oct. 1796 - 2 Feb. 1797  
| ''Polar Star''  
+
| ''Polar Star''  
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (102); Gen. Bank
+
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (102); Gen. Bank
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1798 - 26 Mar. 1798  
+
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1798 - 26 Mar. 1798  
| ''Federal Gazette''  
+
| ''Federal Gazette''  
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (61); Gen. Bank
+
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (61); Gen. Bank
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 7 June 1798 - 6 Oct. 1800  
+
| align="center" | 7 June 1798 - 6 Oct. 1800  
| ''Russell's Gazette''  
+
| ''Russell's Gazette''  
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (244); Gen. Bank
+
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (244); Gen. Bank
|-
+
|-
| align="center" | 2 Oct. 1799 - 22 May 1802  
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| align="center" | 2 Oct. 1799 - 22 May 1802  
| ''Constitutional Telegraph''  
+
| ''Constitutional Telegraph''  
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (276); Gen. Bank
+
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (276); Gen. Bank
|}
+
|}
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<center>'''Newspapers First Published in: [[#Boston_Massachusetts_Newspapers|Top of Newspapers]] | [[#1690|1690-1800]] | [[#1801|1801-1825]] | [[#1826|1826-1840]] | [[#1841|1841-1855]]'''<br><br>[[#top|Top of Page]] </center>
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<center>'''1801 - 1825''' </center>
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|-
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! width="275" scope="col" | '''Newspaper Title'''
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! width="407" scope="col" | '''Notes / Online'''
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|-
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| align="center" | 26 May 1802 - 30 Mar. 1803<br>2 Apr. 1803 - 31 Dec. 1803
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| ''Republican Gazetteer''<br>''Gazetteer''
 +
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (89); Gen. Bank<br>semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (79); Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 11 Mar. 1803 - 16 May 1840
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| '''''New-England Palladium'''''
 +
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (1856), 1803-1820; Gen. Bank, 1803-1820; see Mercury (1793)
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|-
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| align="center" | 4 Jan. 1804 - 2 June 1809
 +
| ''Democrat''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (563); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 25 Jan. 1804 - 29 July 1826
 +
| ''Repertory''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (3096), 1804-1820; Gen. Bank
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|-
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| align="center" | 13 June 1805 - 27 Oct. 1864<br>25 Mar. 1808 - 31 Dec. 1808
 +
| '''''Boston Courier'''''<br>''Boston Daily Courier''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (198), 1805-4 May 1809; Gen. Bank<br>daily; NO digital version
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|-
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| align="center" | 12 Dec. 1807 - 15 Oct. 1808
 +
| ''Times''
 +
| Saturday evening weekly; with ''Agricultural Intelligencer''; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 22 Oct. 1808 - 21 July 1810
 +
| ''Boston Mirror''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (92); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 7 Nov. 1808 - 19 May 1809
 +
| ''Columbian Detector''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (44); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
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| align="center" | 3 Mar. 1809 - 31 May 1817<br>2 June 1817 - 31 Dec. 1831<br>4 June 1817 - 31 Dec. 1825
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| ''Boston Patriot''<br>''Boston Patriot &amp; Daily Chronicle''
 +
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (860); Includes: ''Boston Patriot &amp; Daily Chronicle, Boston Patriot &amp; Daily Mercantile Advertiser, Boston Patriot and Daily Chronicle, Boston Patriot and Morning Advertiser, Independent Chronicle &amp; Boston Patriot''<br>semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (1110)<br>Early Am. Ser. 1 (914); Gen. Bank, 1809-1817, 1817-1820<br>Gen. Bank, 1817-1825
 +
|-
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| align="center" | 5 June 1809 - 29 July 1809<br>3 Mar. 1813 - 14 Feb. 1929
 +
| ''Daily Advertiser''<br>'''''BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER'''''
 +
| daily; Early Am. Ser. 1 (48); Gen. Bank<br>morning daily; Early Am. Ser. 1 (2736), 1813-1821; Early Am. Ser. 2 (620), 1822-1823; Early Am. Ser. 4 (12781), 1860-1900; Gen. Bank, 1813-1900<br>Included in the [http://www1.websearchstudio.net/scripts/ws.dll?websearch&site=Zimmer Zimmer Index, 1878-1937]
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|-
 +
| align="center" | 20 Feb. 1810 - 15 May 1810
 +
| ''Fredonian''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (13); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 10 Aug. 1811 - 28 Dec. 1811
 +
| ''Scourge''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (16); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
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| align="center" | 25 Oct. 1811 - 26 Dec. 1867
 +
| '''''Boston Weekly Advertiser'''''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (484), 1811-1820;
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 25 Oct. 1811 - 26 May 1831
 +
| ''Weekly Messenger''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 5 (578), 15 June 1820-1831; Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 Jan. 1812 - 20 Jan. 1820
 +
| ''Yankee''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (422); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 16 Jan. 1812 - 9 May 1812
 +
| ''Satirist''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (13); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 23 Sept. 1812 - 16 Jan. 1813
 +
| ''Pilot''
 +
| semi-weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (33); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1814 - 25 Feb. 1815
 +
| ''Boston Spectator''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (61); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 20 Aug. 1814 - 13 Oct. 1906
 +
| '''''SATURDAY EVENING GAZETTE'''''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 Jan. 1816 - 23 Dec. 1820<br>1 Jan. 1821 - 3 May 1872
 +
| '''''Boston Recorder'''''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (261); Gen. Bank<br>Early Am. Ser. 6 (2296); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 17 Aug. 1816 - 30 Dec. 1820
 +
| ''Boston Intelligencer''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (334); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 10 Oct. 1817 - 29 Dec. 1820
 +
| ''New-England Galaxy''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (171); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 20 Dec. 1817 - 2 Jan. 1819
 +
| ''Idiot''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (53); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 12 Dec. 1818 - 13 Nov. 1819
 +
| ''Kaleidoscope''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (43); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 May 1819 - 31 Dec. 1820<br>6 Jan. 1821 - 29 Dec. 1827
 +
| ''Boston Weekly Report''
 +
| public sales and ship arrivals; weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (89); Gen. Bank<br>with the ''Agricultural Intelligencer'' (1820); NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 July 1819 - 12 Jan. 1828
 +
| ''Universalist Magazine''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 3 (112); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 29 May 1819 - 30 Dec. 1820
 +
| ''Christian Watchman''
 +
| weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (81); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1820 - 8 July 1820
 +
| ''Ladies' Port Folio''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (26); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1821 - 28 Dec. 1826
 +
| ''Boston Commerical Gazette''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 1 (531)
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 14 Jan. 1820 - 7 July 1820
 +
| ''Agricultural Intelligencer and Mechanic Register''
 +
| Friday weekly; Early Am. Ser. 1 (25); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 6 Feb. 1821 - 31 Jan. 1822
 +
| ''American Statesman''
 +
| semi-weekly
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 20 Apr. 1821 - -- Dec. 1942
 +
| '''''CHRISTIAN REGISTER'''''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 4 Feb. 1822 - -- Sept. 1893<br>4 Dec. 1827 - 12 May 1829
 +
| '''''Boston Statesman''''' or '''''Weekly Post'''''<br>''Boston Statesman'' or ''Tri-Weekly Post''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version<br>tri-weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 13 July 1822 - 5 July 1823
 +
| ''Bostonian &amp; Mechanics Journal'' aka ''Independent Bostonian''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 Aug. 1822 - 25 Dec. 1886
 +
| '''''New England Farmer'''''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 2 Jan. 1823 - 23 Jan. 1840
 +
| ''Boston Commercial Gazette''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 6 (592)
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1824 - 28 Dec. 1827
 +
| ''Boston Recorder &amp; Telegraph''
 +
| weekly
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1824 - 23 Dec. 1824
 +
| ''Boston Telegraph''
 +
| Religious weekly, Hallock ed.; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | Mar. 1824 - Dec. 1914<br>Jan. 1915 - Jan. 1948
 +
| '''''BOSTON COURIER'''''<br>'''''Boston Courier and Hotel News'''''
 +
| daily to 1866, weekly after; gen. news to 1890, after hotel news; Early Am. Ser. 4 (513), 1844-1863
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1825 - 1 Dec. 1827
 +
| ''Boston Spectator''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 5 July 1825 - 8 July 1967
 +
| '''''American Traveller''''' or '''''BOSTON TRAVELLER'''''<br>'''''Boston Evening Traveller'''''
 +
| semi-weekly, then weekly; Early Am. Ser. 7 (1236), 1825-1837<br>Early Am. Ser. 9, 1837-1876<br>Early Am. Ser. 9, 1854-1876; Gen. Bank, 1825-1862, 1854-1967
 +
|}
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<center>'''Newspapers First Published in: [[#Boston_Massachusetts_Newspapers|Top of Newspapers]] | [[#1690|1690-1800]] | [[#1801|1801-1825]] | [[#1826|1826-1840]] | [[#1841|1841-1855]]'''<br><br>[[#top|Top of Page]] </center>
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<center>'''1826 - 1840''' </center>
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|-
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 +
! width="275" scope="col" | '''Newspaper Title'''
 +
! width="407" scope="col" | '''Notes / Online'''
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|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 Jan. 1826 - 12 Nov. 1831<br>1 Jan. 1829 - 29 Sept. 1829<br>6 Feb. 1830 - 18 Feb. 1832
 +
| ''Massachusetts Journal''<br>''Massachusetts Daily Journal''<br>''Massachusetts Journal''
 +
| tri-weekly; NO digital version<br>daily; NO digital version<br>weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 4 Mar. 1826 - 30 June 1830
 +
| ''National Philanthropist''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 19 June 1826 - 29 Dec. 1851<br>4 Jan. 1830 - 27 Oct. 1864
 +
| ''Boston Courier''<br>''Boston Daily Courier''
 +
| semi-weekly; NO digital version<br>Early Am. Ser. 4 (1428)
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 26 Nov. 1827 - 26 Aug. 1843<br>20 Dec. 1827 - 29 Apr. 1830
 +
| ''Boston Evening Bulletin and U.S. Republican''
 +
| daily; NO digital version<br>semi-weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 15 Feb. 1828 - -- May 1830
 +
| ''L'Aurora''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 5 July 1828 - 28 June 1834
 +
| ''Trumpet and Universalist Magazine''
 +
| Early Am. Ser. 6 (313); Gen. Bank
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Aug. 1828 - 26 Dec. 1828
 +
| ''Anti-Masonic Free Press''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 9 Aug. 1828 - 31 Dec. 1828
 +
| ''Jackson Republican''
 +
| semi-weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 Sept. 1828 - 23 Dec. 1886
 +
| ''Boston Weekly Journal''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 25 Dec. 1828 - 17 Sept. 1830
 +
| ''American Manufacturer''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1829 - 13 Nov. 1835
 +
| ''Daily Commercial Gazette''
 +
| daily; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 17 Jan. 1829 - 5 May 1830
 +
| ''Anti-Masonic Christian Herald''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 5 Sept. 1829 - 27 Jan. 1838
 +
| ''Pilot'' or ''Catholic Sentinel'' or ''U.S. Catholic Intelligencer''
 +
| Catholic weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 2 Oct. 1829 - 19 Dec. 1838
 +
| ''Free Press and Advocate''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 12 Dec. 1829 - 27 Feb. 1831
 +
| ''Commentator and Sunday Times''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 12 May 1830 - 10 Apr. 1833
 +
| ''Boston Christian Herald''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 24 July 1830 - 30 Apr. 1941<br>19 Nov. 1831 - 28 Dec. 1839
 +
| '''''BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT'''''<br>''Saturday Morning Transcript''
 +
| daily; Early Am. Ser. 4 (4470), 1842-1856; Early Am. Ser. 8, 1857-1866<br>Early Am. Ser. 6 (184); Gen. Bank, 1842-1866; Gen. Bank, 1831-1839<br>Clarence Saunders Brigham, "Index to Obituary Notices in the Boston Transcript, 1875-1899 and 1900-1930" [Worcester, typ., 1938-1940; photocopy, 1968], 2 vols. and 3 vols.<br>Note: The earlier volumes in the ''Boston Daily Advertiser''.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/212781880 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] [i.e. Boston Public Library]; 1900-1930 volumes: [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13428271 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] and [http://library.nehgs.org/record=b1014811~S0 New England Historic Genealogical Society], Boston; Not at FHL.<br>"Index to Obituary Notices in the Boston Evening Transcript, 1931" (Boston, typ., 1953).<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45745448 WorldCat (Other Libraries)] [i.e. Boston Public Library]; Not at FHL.<br>Card Index to the Genealogical Columns of the Boston Evening Transcript, 1915-1935, held by the [http://www.bpl.org/research/microtext/ Boston Public Library Microtext Department].<br>Boston Evening Transcript Obituary Index, 1932-1941, on index cards only at the [http://www.bpl.org/research/microtext/ Boston Public Library Microtext Department Reference Desk].<br>
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|-
 +
| align="center" | 13 Sept. 1830 - 1 May 1840
 +
| ''Daily Centinel &amp; Gazette'' aka ''Daily Columbian Centinel''
 +
| daily; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 23 Nov. 1830 - 18 Jan. 1886
 +
| '''''Boston Press &amp; Post''''' or '''''Semi-Weekly Advocate'''''
 +
| semi-weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1 Jan. 1831 - 15 Apr. 1906
 +
| '''''LIBERATOR'''''
 +
| Gen. Bank<br>James de T. Abajian, ''Blacks in Selected Newspapers, Censuses and Other Sources: An Index to Names and Subjects'' (Boston, 1977), 3 vols., includes ''The Liberator'', 1848-1850.<br>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2879442 WorldCat (Other Libraries)]; Not at FHL.<br>
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|-
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| align="center" | 23 Apr 1831 - -- July 1904
 +
| '''''Boston Investigator'''''
 +
| weekly; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 3 Sept. 1831 - 24 Nov. 1832
 +
| ''Banner of the Church''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 9 Nov. 1831 - -- Oct. 1956
 +
| '''''BOSTON POST'''''
 +
| daily; Early Am. Ser. 4 (134), incomp. 1840-June 1857; Early Am. Ser. 7 (729) July 1858-Oct. 1876<br>Part of the [http://www1.websearchstudio.net/scripts/ws.dll?websearch&site=Zimmer Zimmer Index, 1878-1937] and the Boston Herald Newspaper Morgue, late 1800s-early 1980s, held by the [http://www.bu.edu/library/guide/boston/newspaperlink/ former Beebe Communications Library at Boston University].<br>
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 27 Dec. 1831 - 31 Dec. 1838
 +
| ''Boston Daily Advocate''
 +
| daily; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 7 Jan. 1832 - 4 Feb. 1835
 +
| ''New England Telegraph'' or ''Boston Telegraph''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 2 July 1832 - 30 June 1857
 +
| ''Boston Daily Atlas''
 +
| daily; Early Am. Ser. 2 (4923); Gen. Bank, both 18 Dec. 1835-11 Apr. 1857
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 29 Aug. 1832 - 2 Jan. 1833
 +
| ''Christian Soldier''
 +
| NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 8 Feb. 1833 - 23 Dec. 1882<br>29 Sept. 1835 - -- Dec. 1842
 +
| '''''Boston Evening Journal'''''<br>''Boston Mercantile Journal''
 +
| daily<br>semi-weekly; NO digital version<br>Part of the Boston Herald Newspaper Morgue, late 1800s-early 1980s, held by the [http://www.bu.edu/library/guide/boston/newspaperlink/ former Beebe Communications Library at Boston University].<br>
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|-
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| align="center" | 24 Sept. 1834 - 24 Apr. 1835
 +
| ''Boston Daily Whig''
 +
| daily; NO digital version
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 5 Nov. 1834 - 21 Mar. 1838
 +
| ''New England Spectator''
 +
| NO digital version
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|-
 +
| align="center" | 9 Jan. 1835 - 1 Feb. 1872
 +
| '''''Christian Witness'''''
 +
| NO digital version
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|-
 +
| align="center" | 10 Mar. 1836 - 23 Apr. 1857
 +
| ''Boston Daily Times''
 +
| daily; NO digital version
 +
|-
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| align="center" | 10 Sept. 1836 - 30 Apr. 1837
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| ''Saturday Morning Transcript''
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| weekly; NO digital version
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| align="center" | 2 Dec. 1836 - 7 July 1837
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| ''Boston Weekly Reformer''
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| weekly; NO digital version
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|-
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| align="center" | 31 Dec. 1836 - 3 Nov. 1838
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| ''Boston Pearl &amp; Galaxy''
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| NO digital version
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| align="center" | -- Jan. 1837 - 8 Dec. 1860
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| ''Boston Olive Branch''
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| weekly; NO digital version
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|-
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| align="center" | 28 Apr. 1837 - 26 Dec. 1839
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| ''Youth's Cabinet''
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| weekly; NO digital version
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|-
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| align="center" | 1838 - 1840
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| ''Yankee Farmer''
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| NO digital version
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| align="center" | 7 Feb. 1838
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| ''American''
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| weekly; NO digital version
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| align="center" | 24 Oct. 1838 - 1 Jan. 1840<br>-- Jan. 1841 - 11 Apr. 1857