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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 8

Thirteenth Congregational Society (Boston, Mass.) Records, 1836-1860

Pew tax ledger; minutes of business meetings.


  • 1836-1860

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There are no restrictions on access to this collection.


0.35 cubic feet (1 boxes)

This collection consists of a pew tax ledger, as well as the minutes of business meetings.

Biographical / Historical

The Thirteenth Congregational Society (also known as the Congregational Church in Purchase Street ) was incorporated June 18, 1825. The second meeting house was on Harrison Avenue. Its ministers were George Ripley (1829-1841) and James Ivers Trecothick Coolidge (1842-1858), who became an Episcopalian. The church was dissolved shortly after his dismissal.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1968.

Processing Information

Processed by: Douglas Stange, 1969.
Link to catalog
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Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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