The Manifesto Church: Records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with Lists of Communicants, Baptisms, Marriages and Funerals, 1699-1872 (Google eBook)

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Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902 - Church records and registers - 448 pages
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Page 449 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page ix - he joined an address and what is called a talent for affairs, which, if he had not been the leading divine, would perhaps have distinguished him as the most accomplished gentleman and adroit statesman of his country and time.
Page 38 - Lord, I have loved the habitation of thine house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth (Psalm xxvi.
Page 2 - A lew days after, Mr. Brattle presented me with fifty pounds in money in the name of the Undertakers. Soon after, we kept a day of thanksgiving in private to Almighty God for the many smiles of His Providence on our undertaking unto that day. I preached from 1 Chron. xxix. 13, 14.
Page 80 - On that day the defendant and two of the other workmen brought to the respondent a paper signed by the defendant and about thirty other workmen, of which the following is a copy. " At a meeting of the joiners in the employ of Mr. Anley, Tuesday evening, May 15th, 1860, it was resolved, that Mr.
Page 13 - Esq., late deceased, of a pair of organs, which he dedicated and devoted to the praise and glory of God with us, if we should accept thereof, and within a year after his decease procure a sober person skilful to play thereon. The church, with all possible respect to the memory of our deceased Friend and Benefactor, Voted, that they did not think it proper to use the same in the publick worship of God.
Page ix - ... Christian's heart. Those of us, who have heard him, with a force and feeling all his own, plead the claims of our religion, describe its value, and disclose its hopes, may not expect, while we live, to witness anything approaching nearer to what we imagine of a prophet's or an angel's inspiration. He was one of those, who seem appointed to the high and needful office of conciliating to religion the minds of intellectual and tasteful men.
Page 87 - You do, in this solemn presence, give up yourself, even your whole self, you and yours, to the true God in Jesus Christ, and to his people also, according to the will of God, promising to walk with God, and with this church of his, in all his holy ordinances, and to yield obedience to every truth of his, which has been or shall be made known to you as your duty, the Lord assisting you by his Spirit and grace.
Page x - The old church, originally erected by the undertakers in 1699, was built of wood. It had a tower and bell on the west end, and a door on the south side, opposite to which was the pulpit. The pews were square, and the house was constructed with two galleries, so that, though a smaller building, its general plan resembled that of the " Old South
Page 5 - At this meeting, it was voted, "that Mr. Colman present the desires of the society to the ministers of the town to keep a day of prayer with us.

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