Abbot, one of Parkman’s guides, 325.

    Abel, William, alderman of London, 161 n.

    Abraham, Heights of, 341.

    Acadia, 356; French claimants to, 124; aggressive campaign in, 296.

    Acomenticus, York, Me., incorporated as, 189. See also Agamenticus.

    Acton, part of old Concord, Mass. 57.

    Adam, John Saffin’s slave, 85; instrument of emancipation, 88; refuses further obedience, 89; bound over for turbulent conduct, 89, 90; trial at Bristol, 90; verdict, 91; recommitted to custody of Saffin, 92; prefers petition for enfranchisement, 93; sues Saffin, 93; writ abated, 94; appeal not allowed, 94; later decree, 95; case ordered to be heard again, 97; second trial, conviction and appeal, 98; verdict in his favor, 100; recognized as free by town authorities, 102; offers to be bound for Madam Leblond, 102; pamphlet containing documents of controversy, 103–112; reports concerning treatment of, by Saffin, 103; let to Thomas Shepard, 104; promised freedom, 104; charged with insolence, 104; sent to Boston, 105; charged with being contentious, 105; refuses to go to Bristol, but leaves Saffin’s house, 105; appears before Superior Court of Boston and of Bristol, 106; instrument pledging his emancipation, 107; testimony against, 107–109; returns temporarily to Saffin’s service, 110, 111; accused of assault upon Captain Clark at Castle Island, 111; attempt to transport, 111; sent to gaol, 112; tried at Quarter Sessions, 112.

    Adam’s fall, 134.

    Adams, Alexander, 305.

    Adams, Charles Francis, 271 n.; his edition of Antinomianism in Massachusetts Bay cited, 121 n.; comments on results of John Wheelwright’s work, 282; his edition of Morton’s New English Canaan mentioned, 66.

    Adams, Eliza (afterwards Parkman), 305, 306.

    Adams, John, 254 n., 378; attitude towards Boston Massacre, 168; justified Boston Tea Party, 172; inconsistent approval of Tea Party, 174; held that all men in Revolution were not heroes, 427; called a highly respectable character, 429.

    Adams, John Quincy, one of Parkman’s pall-bearers, 348.

    Adams, Mary, 305.

    Adams, Samuel, justified Boston Tea Party, 172.

    Adams, Rev. William, severities in his Election sermon for 1685, 406; Sewall’s mention of sermon, 406.

    Adams, Rev. Zabdiel, first of Election preachers to quote Shakespeare, 428.

    Addington, Isaac, 112 n., 411; disapproves of conduct of Saffin towards his slave Adam, 89; advises against Adam’s transportation, 92, 111; Secretary of Council, 97; present at interview between Saffin and Captain Sewall, 105.

    Admiralty, Court of, 409 n.

    Adventurers, precedents in grants to, 185–188; monopoly granted to free company of, in 1643–44, 196; grant to another company in 1645, 197.

    Agamenticus, Me., 278, 284. See also Acomenticus.

    Agawam, former name of Ipswich, 120, 133.

    Aikin, John, arrested for refusing to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141.

    Ainsworth, Rev. Henry, psalmodist of Pilgrims, 228; his Book of Psalmes, 236; comparison of his metre with Ravenscroft’s, 237; French influence in, 237.

    Albany, N. Y., 325.

    Alborough, John, brief sketch of, 161 n., 162 n.; appointed to run boundary line between Rhode Island and Connecticut, 368.

    Albro, John. See Alborough, John.

    Alden, Rev. Timothy, of committee to prepare lists of Election and other sermons for Massachusetts Historical Society, 447.

    Aldersey, Alicia (afterwards Moulston), 353.

    Aldersey de Spurstow, Johis, 353.

    Alexander, Sir William, Nova Scotia granted to, 187 and note; confers title of baronet, 188; full power of coinage granted to, in 1621, 225; Sir William Alexander and American Colonization cited, 225 n.

    Alford, England 271 n.

    Alfred, Me., derives name from Alford, England, 271 n.

    Alger, Rev. William Rounseville, on the Civil War, 435.

    Algonquin Club, Annual Meetings of Society held at, 146, 371.

    “All men are born free and equal,” inserted in Declaration of Rights by John Lowell, 423.

    Allen, Bozoun, 200 n.

    Allen, Rev. James, good typography of his Election sermon for 1679, 404.

    Allen, Rev. Joseph Henry, D.D., xix; elected Resident member, 157; Remarks upon relations of Mayhew family to Indians of Martha’s Vineyard cited, 419 n.

    Allen, Rev. Thomas, optimistic views in his Election sermon for 1808, 430.

    Allen, Rev. William, 448; his list of New Hampshire Election sermons referred to, 447 n.

    Allston Street, formerly Somerset Place, Boston, 310.

    Allyn, Rev. John, mildly opposes slavery, 440.

    Alt, Robert, petition of, on behalf of spectacle-makers, 159 n.

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 349; April meetings of American Antiquarian Society in hall of, 35; Colonial Society meets in hall of, 17, 115, 150, 157, 182, 216, 265, 351, 386; thanks for use of hall, 153; incorporated 1780, 212 n., 213.

    American Antiquarian Society, 46, 69, 306, 349; Proceedings cited, 21 n., 158 n., 160; incorporated to collect antiquities and curiosities, 22; organization and incorporation, 33; purposes quoted, 34; library and museum placed in Worcester to escape possible ravages of a foreign enemy, 34; building erected, 35; national character, 35; membership, 35; meetings, 35; bibliography of publications, 35, 36; publications in “Archæologia Americana,” mentioned, 36; publications in Proceedings mentioned, 37; library and museum, 37, 38; made depositary of records of Worcester County Historical Society, 38 n.; Andros Council records in possession of, 224 n., 225 n.; error noted in Index of Proceedings, 268; owns imperfect copy of Election sermon of 1696, 408 and note, 447.

    American Apollo, a publication promoted by Historical Society, 25; cuts adrift from that Society, 26.

    American Army, officers of, constitute themselves into Society of the Cincinnati, 239, 245; date of adoption of Articles of Association by, 250.

    American Cause, first mentioned in Election sermons in 1774, 425.

    American Civil War, 53 n.; collection of works on, in Massachusetts Historical Society, 32; questions relating to, investigated by Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, 48; illustrated by Collections of Military Order of the Loyal Legion, 48 n.; comments on, in Massachusetts Election sermons, 435, 436.

    American Colonies, 239; history of music in, not cheerful, 238.

    American Congregational Association, Boston, 268; incorporation, etc., 65, 66.

    American Congregational Historical Society, Chelsea, 66 n.

    American Folk-Lore Society, 350.

    American Historical Association, annual report of, for 1890, 36, 38; its list of Historical Societies of the United States cited, 45 n., 46 n., 51 n., 52 n., 53 n., 56 n., 60 n., 64 n., 67 n.; emendations of this list, 266–268.

    American History, one object of Massachusetts Historical Society to multiply copies of rare books on, 30; study of, promoted by Old South Historical Society, 62.

    American House, Boston, John Saffin’s property on site of, 87 n.

    American Indians. See Indians.

    American Journal of Numismatics, mentioned, 67.

    American Museum, cited, 449.

    American Numismatic and Archæological Societies, Bulletin of, 67.

    American Quarterly Register, quoted, 407.

    American Revolution, 278, 320, 424; American Antiquarian Society rich in manuscripts of period, 38; preservation of documents and relics of, an object of Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the Revolution, 49 n., 158; memory of, perpetuated by Bunker Hill Monument Association, 65; markers provided for graves of soldiers of, 157; violence attending, not in accord with best sentiments of period, 167; a rising of the people against unconstitutional legislation, 169, 170; importance of popular outbursts which preceded, not to be underestimated, 171; unfavorable opinion expressed by A. C. Goodell, Jr., as to accompanying turbulence, 175, 176; jealousy shown during, 253; spirit of, fostered by Daughters of the Revolution, 266; friendly services in England at outbreak of, 386; not much to foreshadow, in Election sermons, 418, 421; all men not heroes in, 427; liberalizing tendencies seen in Election sermons, 427; corruption of morals during, 427, 431.

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 52, 349.

    American Statistical Association, 267; enumeration of publications, 38, 39.

    Americana, collection of, in the Massachusetts Historical Society, 32.

    Ames, Elise Alger (West), 264.

    Ames, Hon. Frederick Lothrop, A.B., xi, xii, xv, 257, 373; elected Resident member, 75, 264; death of, xx, 146; Leverett Saltonstall designated to prepare memoir of, 147; brief tribute to, by A. McF. Davis, 150; memoir by Leverett Saltonstall, 258–264; his family, 258; portrait of, opposite 258; business career, connection with Union Pacific Railway, his official relations with railroad companies, 260; taste for horticulture, 261; love for art, 262; contemplated gifts to Harvard College, 263; character, family, 264.

    Ames, Helen Angier (Mrs. Robert C. Hooper), 264.

    Ames, James Barr, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Ames, Capt. John, of Bridgewater, 258.

    Ames, John Stanley, 264.

    Ames, Lothrop, 264.

    Ames, Mary Shreve, 264.

    Ames, Oakes, 258.

    Ames, Oliver, founder of North Easton Shovel Works, 258.

    Ames, Oliver, his son, 258.

    Ames, Oliver, 2d, son of F. L. Ames, 264.

    Ames, Oliver, and Sons, house of, 258.

    Ames, Rebecca Caroline (Blair), 264.

    Ames, Sarah (Lothrop), 258, 262.

    Ames buildings, Boston, 263.

    Amherst College, 450; three Election preachers graduates of, 449.

    Amsterdam, 236.

    Anabaptists, of Münster, 138; exempted from taxes for maintenance of ministers, 142, 143; further acts of exemption, 143, 144; upholders of rights of conscience, 145.

    Anchor Club Association, Lynn, incorporation of, 68 n.

    Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, 127, 413. See also Artillery Election sermons.

    Anderby, Lincolnshire, 273.

    Anderson, Adam, his Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce cited, 189 n.

    Anderson, Rev. Thomas Davis, not in sympathy with anti-slavery sentiment, 441.

    Andover, Mass., 433; Phillips Academy, 212 n., 213.

    Andover Theological Seminary. See Theological Seminary at Andover.

    Andrew, John Albion, 438.

    Andrew, John A., & Son Co., 153.

    Andrew, Hon. John Forrester, LL.B., xviii; deceased, xx; elected Resident member, 13; moves to abolish custom of Election sermon, 438.

    Andrews, Capt. Elisha, asks for relief at Wells, Me., 289.

    Andrews, John, witness to Thomas Shepard’s testimony regarding John Saffin’s slave, 91, 108.

    Andrews, William, commander of the “Elizabeth,” in 1634, 133.

    Andros, Sir Edmund, xv, 442; account of stock belonging to Harvard College delivered to, 206; fac-simile of this account, opposite 206; demands right to supervision of finances of Harvard College, 210 and note; remarks of A. C. Goodell, Jr., on this assumption, 214; efforts under his administration to reopen mint in Boston, 224; sermon by Cotton Mather at deposition of, 407; probably no Election sermons preached during Andros’s government, 407; censured by Cotton Mather, 408; zealous in interests of English hierarchy, 422; comparison of his times with those of Hutchinson, 424.

    Andros Council, 162 n.; Records cited, 224 n.

    Andros Tracts, mentioned, 66.

    Anger, Mr. See Angier, Samuel.

    Angier, John, boarding-school kept by, 311, 312.

    Angier, Rev. Samuel, 413.

    Ann Radcliffe, Lady Mowlson, article by A. McF. Davis in New England Magazine, cited, 352.

    Ann Street, Boston, 200 n.

    Anne, Queen of England, 92 n., 93, 141.

    Anthony, Joseph, refuses to assess for support of ministry, 141.

    Antigua, 367 n.

    Antinomian, definition of, 121, 139.

    Antinomian Controversy, 272 n., 275; leniency of criticism toward, 69; chief points of, 121; works relating to, 121 n.; origin in Germany, 122; action against Antinomianism in New England, 122; remarks by A. C. Goodell, Jr. on, 133–140; perplexing character of, 134; harmlessness of doctrine, 138; false conception as to meaning of the name Antinomian, 139; intolerance displayed over, 139, 140.

    Antinomianism in Massachusetts Bay, edited by C. F. Adams, cited, 121 n.

    Antinomians, faith of, continued by Quakers, 137; no reason for depriving them of right to bear arms, 138; persecution of, a blot, 139; more in sympathy with the Church of England than with Puritanism, 284.

    Antipedobaptists, 144; Baptists first called, in Act of Massachusetts Legislature for 1770, 143.

    Antiquarian and Historical Society, Newburyport, 52 n.

    Antiquarian and Historical Society of Old Newbury, original name of the Historical Society of Old Newbury, 51.

    Antiquarian Hall, Worcester, 35; disappearance of records from, 38 n.

    Antiquarian societies, definition of, 22.

    Anti-slavery. See Slavery.

    Antwerp, 232.

    Apennines, 327.

    Apollo, The. See American Apollo.

    Appian Way, Cambridge, 319.

    Appleton, Rev. Nathaniel, views of, on bad condition of currency referred to, 417; pleads for charter rights, 418.

    Archæologia Americana, titles of publications in, mentioned, 36.

    Archæological Institute of America, 349; organization, etc., of, 52; headquarters moved to New York, 52; Massachusetts branch, 267.

    Archer’s and Brereton’s Account of Gosnold’s Voyage, mentioned, 31.

    Aristotle, 136.

    Arminian teachings of Methodists, 137.

    Armitage, Joseph, 200 n.

    Armstrong, Samuel Turell, Acting Governor and Mayor of Boston at the same time, 432.

    Army, American. See American Army.

    Arnold, Benedict, his expedition to Canada, 302 n.

    Arrow Street, Cambridge, 120.

    Art, discouraging effect of Puritanism upon, 238.

    Art of Authorship, quoted, 315.

    Artillery Election dinner, Bishop Carroll returns thanks at, 449.

    Artillery Election sermons, 446; memorandum in Prince Library relating to, 396 n.; choice of preacher in 1710, 413; list of, prepared for Massachusetts Historical Society, 447.

    Arts and Sciences, a society of, proposed in 1778, 427.

    Asamacomock, alias Virginia, 186.

    Ashurst, Thomas, licensed a discoverer, 186.

    Asia, 349.

    Aspinwall Papers, mentioned, 31.

    Assistants, Court of. See Massachusetts.

    Athens, Panorama of, at Harvard College, 270 and note; American School of Classical Studies at, 52, 349.

    Atlantic Monthly, cited, 124 n., 269 n.

    Attucks, Crispus, not fighting for enfranchisement of his race, 173; his name and alias, 174; his attack on soldiery cowardly, 175.

    Augustine, Saint, 135.

    Aulnay de Charnisay, Charles de Menou, Sieur d’. See D’Aunay.

    Austen, Jane, 346.

    Austin, James Trecothick, his Life of Elbridge Gerry cited, 254 n.

    Austin, Hon. James Walker, A.M., xviii; deceased, xx; elected Resident member, 115.

    Austin, John Osborne, his Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island cited, 370.

    Awbrey, William, 199 n.

    Ayer, Mrs. Mary, 319.

    Ayrault, Daniel, accounts of Peter Baynton with, 368.

    Ayross, Peter, 368.

    Babson, Robert Tillinghast, LL.B., xix; elected Resident member, 182.

    Backus, Rev. Isaac, his History of New England mentioned, 42; his History of the Baptists quoted, 141.

    Backus Historical Society, object of, 42.

    Bacon, Edwin Munroe, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Bacon Free Library building, South Natick, 46.

    Bainton, George, quotation from his Art of Authorship, 315.

    Balch, Francis Vergnies, LL.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Balch, Rev. William, reference to bad currency in his Election sermon for 1749, 418.

    Baldwin, Christopher Columbus, entry in diary as to Worcester County Historical Society, 37 n., 38 n.

    Ballantine, Col. John, 368; estate of, Boston, 200 n.

    Ballantine, William, estate of, Boston, 200 n.

    Ballard, Harlan Hoge, his History, Methods and Purposes of the Berkshire Athenæum, 51; secretary of Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, 51 n.

    Baltimore, Cecil Calvert, Lord, and heirs, grants to, in 1632, 188 n.; granted rights of Bishop of Durham, 225; coining money among these rights, 226; has coins struck in London, 226.

    Bancroft, Rev. Aaron, praises honesty of voting among early settlers, 429.

    Bancroft, George, his History of the United States quoted, 386.

    Bandelier, Adolphe François Alphonse, works on American archæology mentioned, 52; investigations among Indians, 349.

    Banks of issue, propositions for, 378.

    Bant, Capt. Gilbert, agrees to transport Adam, John Saffin’s slave, 111.

    Baptist Churches of New England, object of Backus Historical Society to collect material illustrative of, 42.

    Baptists. See Anabaptists.

    Barbadoes, 78.

    Barker, Hon. John Madison, LL.D., xix; his Early settlements in Cheshire mentioned, 50; elected Resident member, 115.

    Barnard, Rev. John, of Marblehead, d. 1770, views on bad condition of currency referred to, 417.

    Barnardiston, Arthur, Lady Mowlson’s will witnessed by, 160.

    Barnes, Rev. Albert, on Election sermons, 390 and note; quoted, 446.

    Barnstable, Devonshire, 360.

    Barnstable County, historical matter relating to, collected and published by the Cape Cod Historical Society, 54.

    Barras, Count de, Society of the Cincinnati presents medal to, 248.

    Barre Library Association, functions of, 23.

    Barret, Col. James, 387.

    Barrett family, 367 n.

    Barry, Rev. John Stetson, his History of Massachusetts quoted, 392, 394.

    Bartholomew, Henry, 405.

    Bartlett, John, A.M., xix; elected Resident member, 216.

    Barton, William, 254 n.

    Bascom, John, his Prof. Albert Hopkins mentioned, 50.

    Bass River, settlement, 77; inhabitants form a church, 78; discovery of original of petition to General Court, 79; facsimile, facing page 79; copies of facsimile distributed to members, 76; text, 79–81; further application to Salem for separation, 82; becomes incorporated as Beverly, 83.

    Batcombe, part of Wells, Me., 283 n.

    Bath, Me., 431.

    Batter, Edmund, makes return for Salem, to order of General Court, 83.

    Baxter, James Phinney, 67.

    Baxter, Rev. Joseph, Journal of, cited, 301 n.; rebukes unnecessary journeyings on Sunday, 416; on excessive number of taverns, 443.

    Bay Psalm Boole, 236; supersedes Sternhold and Hopkins in New England, 234, 235; phrase in Admonition of, 237.

    Bayard, Chevalier, Francis Parkman’s choice of figure for memorial window, 333.

    Baylies, Francis, gift to Society of manuscript of his address on General David Cobb, 14.

    Baylies, Walter Cabot, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Bayly, Henry, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Baynes, Paul, his Commentary on the First Chapter of the Ephesians, 1618, mentioned, 85 n.

    Baynton, Annika (Kyn), 114 n.

    Baynton, Benjamin, son of Peter Baynton, of Philadelphia, 114 n.

    Baynton, Elizabeth (Chevalier), 114 n.

    Baynton, John, son of Peter Baynton, of Philadelphia, 114 n.

    Baynton, Mary (Budd), 114 n., 369 n.

    Baynton, Peter, emigrates to Pennsylvania from Bedminster, 114 n.

    Baynton, Peter, of Philadelphia, son of Benjamin Baynton, marriage, removal to Burlington, death, 114 n.; relations with Peter Faneuil, 366, 368; indenture of property in Sutton, 369 n.

    Baynton, Peter, son of John Baynton, adjutant-general of militia of Pennsylvania, 114 n.

    Bavnton, Rebecca (afterwards Weston), 114 n.

    Beacon Hill, Boston, 310.

    Beacon monument, to be rebuilt by Bunker Hill Monument Association, 65.

    Beans, as ballots, 429.

    Beck, Charles, professor of Latin in Harvard College, 320.

    Becket Athenæum, incorporation and purpose of, 67 n.

    Becks, John, & Company, 197 n.

    Bedford, part of old Concord, 57.

    Bedford Free Public Library, 63 n.

    Bedford Historical Society, organization, etc., 63 n.; correct name of, 267.

    Bedford Street, Boston, 263.

    Bedminster, England, 114 n.

    Beebe, Levi, his Air Currents, and his Sketch of the Samuel Phillips family mentioned, 51.

    Beecher, Rev. Lyman, 441.

    Beggary, rarity of, in New England, 443.

    Belcher, Jonathan, Governor of Massachusetts, speeches quoted, showing religious toleration, 143.

    Belcher, Rev. Joseph, 411 and note, 448; his Election sermon for 1701, 442.

    Belcher, Rev. Samuel, 409, 411 n.

    Belknap, Rev. Jeremy, drafts plan of Massachusetts Historical Society, 24; his History of New Hampshire cited, 271 n., 298 n.

    Belknap, Joseph, application to Legislature for freedom of negroes, 85 n., 200 n.

    Belknap Papers, 31.

    Bell, Charles Henry, Governor of New Hampshire, xiii, 370; letter of, concerning authenticity of Wheelwright deed, 370; his History of Exeter, N. H., mentioned, 271 n.; cited, 276 n.; his John Wheelwright mentioned, 66, 271 n.

    Belleau, Lincolnshire, 281 n.

    Bellingham, Richard, Governor of Massachusetts, petitioned to exercise his authority at Wells, 286.

    Bellomont, Richard Coote, Earl of, Governor of Massachusetts, 90 n.; disapproves of Harvard College charter of 1699, 207; asked to improve his interest in behalf of College, 207, 208.

    Bennit, Ebenezer, 369 n.

    Bentley, Rev. William, statement of, in regard to Joshua Moody, 403.

    Berkeley, Mass., 176.

    Berkshire Athenæum, Pittsfield, Mass., 50; incorporation, etc., 67.

    Berkshire County Convention, 1774, 165.

    Berkshire County Historical and Scientific Society, 51 n.

    Berkshire County Historical Society, 51 n.

    Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, 267, 268; organization, etc., 50.

    Bermuda Company given right to coin in 1615, 218; charter forfeited, 219.

    Bernard, Sir Francis, Governor of Massachusetts, given qualified praise in Eliot’s Election sermon for 1765, 421; seemingly referred to in Bridge’s Election sermon for 1767, 421.

    Berry, William, his Hampshire Genealogies cited, 277 n.; his Kent Genealogies cited, 278 n.; his Pedigrees of Hertfordshire Families cited, 354 n.

    Bethel College, 450.

    Beverly, Mass., 76 n.; formerly part of Bass River settlement, 78; steps in organization of First Church in, 78; basis of ordinance incorporating town, 81; early records of, regarding effort to become a separate town, 82; final incorporation of, 83; church petitions Salem church to be set off as a separate body, 84; consent of latter given, 84.

    Beverly Historical Society, incorporation, etc., 60.

    Beza, Théodore de. See Marot and Beza.

    Bible, gift of folio published by Isaiah Thomas, 1791, 14; metrical psalmody added by stationers at end of, 233; with Sternhold and Hopkins as appendix, 233 n.; usefulness of Henry Ainsworth’s scholarship in revision of, 236; quoted, 391 n.

    Bicester, Oxfordshire, 85 n.

    Bigelow, Rev. Andrew, his list of Election preachers, 1836, 414, 432, 449.

    Bigelow, Hon. Timothy, reply of, to Francis Brinley, mentioned, 54 n.

    Bill of Rights, urged in Stillman’s Election sermon for 1779, 427.

    Bilsby, living of, presented to Rev. John Wheelwright, 271.

    Biographers make heroes of their subjects, 70.

    Bishop, Edward, signature of, in petition to General Court, 79, 81.

    Bishope, George, the Quaker, his New England Judged quoted, 140.

    Bishops of Durham, rights of, 225, 226, 227.

    Bishops of London, 116, 142.

    Bishops Stortford, market-town in England, 116.

    Black, George Nixon, xix; elected Resident member, 182.

    Black Hills, 337.

    Blackpoint, Me., 277; burned, 289.

    Blackstone, Sir William, 252.

    Blackstone Street, Boston, 87 n., 200 n.

    Blackwell’s Island, N. Y., 435.

    Bladensburg, Md., 431.

    Blagden, Rev. George Washington, 436.

    Blair, James, of St. Louis, 264.

    Blair, Rebecca Caroline, married F. L Ames, 264.

    Blake, James, his Annals of the Town of Dorchester mentioned, 43.

    Block Island, 366; tradition of Palatine Light seen off, 32; shipwreck at, 114 a quarter part of, granted to Daniel Denison, 126; Palatine emigrants on 149.

    Blunt, Rev. John Henry, his Ritual Introduction to the Prayer Book quoted, 233.

    Boade, Henry, of Saco, Me., 276, 278; will of, 278 n.; joins Wells Community, 279; signs petition to Cromwell for government under the Colony, 283; avows loyalty to Church of England, 284.

    Bode, Henry, 278 n.

    Bode pedigree, 278 n.

    Bodleian Library, 236.

    Bodmer, Charles, 338.

    Body of Liberties, 29; drawn up by Nathaniel Ward, 392; recognizes evil of slavery, 439 and note.

    Bollan, William, 423.

    Bolles, Rev. Edwin Cortland, circumstances attending delivery of his Election sermon for 1875, 437; this sermon never printed, 437, 451; spelling of his middle name, 450.

    Bolles, John, will of, 278 n.

    Bolles, Joseph, armiger of Nottinghamshire, 278; joins Wells Community, 279; appointed by Gorges one of a council to govern the Province, 284; children of, 297 n.

    Bolles pedigree, 278 n.

    Bombastes Furioso, 313.

    Bonner’s Plan of 1722, cited, 409 n.

    Bonython, John, indicted for contempt of Massachusetts authority, 287.

    Book of Common Prayer, 397.

    Book of Prayer and Praise for Congregational Worship, 348.

    Book of the General Laws and Liberties, 199.

    Book of Wills and Instruments, cited, 107.

    Boston, England, 305.

    Boston, Mass., 35, 40 n., 42 n., 53, 60, 62 n., 63 n., 65, 79, 86 n., 89, 92–95, 98–102, 105–107, 111, 130 n., 134, 162 n., 163, 222, 228, 264, 273, 279, 284, 288, 289, 300–302, 304, 305, 307–309, 312, 313, 318, 322, 323, 329, 330, 337, 342, 344, 358, 363–367, 367 n., 368, 369 n., 370, 378–380, 420, 424, 450; manuscript of United States Census of, in 1790, 39; ornamentation, etc., of, the purpose of Boston Memorial Association, 67 n.; committee in, to propose law imposing taxes on importers of negroes, 85 n.; sends John Saffin as deputy to General Court, 86 n.; Winthrop removes from Newtown to, 119; principal people of, in sympathy with Anne Hutchinson, 122; interests of, involved in early contest for Acadia and Cape Breton, 124; treaty with Indians at, in 1676, 129; all congregations in, independent of the town, 142; efforts of Episcopalians in, to evade laws for support of Congregationalist ministry, 142; instructions of, to representatives to Provincial Congress called for October, 1774, at Concord, 165; purpose of, in inaugurating Fifth of March orations, 173; support and relief offered to, by Bristol Convention of 1774, 180; foundation of, to be found in Cradock’s instructions, 17 April, 1629, 192; name changed from Trimountaine in 1630, 192; efforts to secure incorporation, 194; first specially incorporated in 1820, 195; guilds established in, in 1648, 197; monopoly granted to vintners in, 198; corporation in, for furnishing water to the residents of Conduit Street, 199 and note, 200 n.; powers granted in 1681 to undertakers of “the outworke or wall before the towne,” 202 n.; early atmosphere of, in regard to psalmody, 237, 238; residents of, founders of Exeter, N. H., 275 and note; arrival of Lincolnshire families in, in 1637, 275; excited condition of, over Captain Keayne’s “sow business,” 392, 393; lost alley in, identified, 409 n.; no Election sermons in, for 1752 and 1764, owing to small-pox in, 419 and note; small number of polls in, in early days, 445.

    — Allston Street, formerly Somerset Place, 310.

    — American House, 87 n.

    — Ames buildings, 263.

    — Ann Street, 200 n.

    — Beacon Hill, 310.

    — Bedford Street, 263.

    — Blackstone Street, 87 n., 200 n.

    — Bonner’s Plan of 1722, cited, 409 n.

    — Bowdoin Square, 313.

    — Bowdoin Street, 310.

    — Brazer’s Building on site of first meeting-house, 445.

    — Bread Riot in 1713, 414.

    — Bromfield Street, 53.

    — Castle Island, 92, 96, 101, 111, 112.

    — Chardon Street, 313.

    — Charter drafted for town in 1650, 202.

    Boston, Mass., Chauncy Hall School, 315, 317.

    — Chauncy Place, 314.

    — Chestnut Street, 344, 345.

    — Church of St. Stephen, 308.

    — Clark Street, 308.

    — Columbus Avenue Universalist Church, last Election sermon was delivered in, 438, 445.

    — Common, Mary Dyer hanged on, 136; riot at Mason’s storehouse in 1713, 414.

    — Conduit Street and the Conduit, 199 n., 200 n.

    — Cooper’s Guild in, 197.

    — Copp’s Hill, 363; Burying Ground, 305, 363.

    — Court Street, 263.

    — Diocesan House, Joy Street, 42 n.

    — Dock, 87 n., 199 n.

    — Eustis Street Burying Ground, 266.

    — Evacuation of, 302.

    — Exchange Tavern, 416.

    — Faneuil Hall, 49 n.

    — Fire of 1692, 364; fire of 1711, 445; fire of 1872, 332.

    — First Baptist Church, 427.

    — First Church, 262, 273.

    — Fort Hill, 324.

    — Foster’s press in, 403.

    — Granary Burying Ground, 358.

    — Green Dragon Tavern, 412, 413.

    — Green Street, 311, 313.

    — Halsey’s Wharf, 364 and note.

    — Hanover Street, 87 n., 308, 409 n.

    — High schools, graduates of, compete for prizes offered by Directors of the Old South studies in history, 62.

    — Hollis Street Church, 445.

    — Hull Street, 358, 363.

    — Jamaica Plain, 312, 314, 344, 347.

    — Jamaica Pond, 344.

    — Joy Street, 42 n.

    — King Street, 167.

    — King’s Chapel, 302 n., 347, 438, 445.

    — King’s Chapel Burying Ground, 302.

    — King’s Head Tavern, 364 n.

    — Kingston Street, 263.

    — Land’s Court, 364.

    — Link Alley, 409 n.

    — Long Wharf, 324; Long Wharf Company, 212, 213.

    — Lyndhurst, apartment house, 311.

    — Marine Society, 211.

    — Massacre, opinion of A. C. Goodell, Jr., on, 167; attitude of John Adams towards, 168; regarded as inevitable, 171; further opinion on, by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 172; Attucks’s share in, 173, 174.

    — Merchant’s Row, 200 n.

    — Milk Street, 63 n.

    — Mill Creek, 87 n., 199 n.

    — Mint, its abolition demanded in 1665, 220; Randolph reports unfavorably to, 222, 223; not re-established after vacation of charter in 1684, 224; R. N. Toppan exhibits specimens of work of, 227.

    — Museum of Fine Arts, 262.

    — New North Church, 305, 308.

    — North Federal Court, 409 n.

    — North Street, 200 n., 364.

    — Oak Hall estate, 200 n.

    — Old Brick meeting-house on site of Rogers Building, 426 and note, 445.

    — Old South Church, and Meeting House, 62 n., 86 n., 423, 445.

    — Old State House, 445.

    — Overseers of the Poor, incorporated 1772, 194, 212 and note.

    — Pemberton Square, 54.

    — Pier Proprietors of Boston Pier or Long Wharf, incorporated 1772, 212.

    — Port Bill, the Tea Party led to, 172; condemned by Bristol Convention of 1774, 178.

    — Prospect Hill, Charlestown, 324.

    — Public Library, 394 n.; memorandum in Prince Collection relating to Election sermons, 396; its collection of Election sermons due largely to Sewall and the Mathers, 405; owns perfect copy of Cotton Mather’s Election sermon for 1696, 408 and note, 447; has second best set of Election sermons, 448; contains George Brinley’s set, 448.

    — Quarter Sessions, 96, 112.

    — Record Commissioners, reports of, cited, 39 n., 102 n., 173 n., 200 n., 201 n., 361 n.

    — Rogers Building, site of, 426 and note, 445.

    — St. Botolph’s Club, 350.

    — School Street, 330.

    — Selectmen’s Records, 199 n.; quoted, 102; cited, 200 n.

    — Shoemakers’ Guild and Coopers’ Guild incorporated in, 197.

    — Somerset Place, 310.

    — Somerset Street, 310.

    — Star Tavern, 409 n.

    — State House, 281, 376.

    — State Street, 445.

    Boston, Mass., Stone House, identical with Star Tavern, 409 n.

    — Street Laying Out Department for 1894, annual report cited, 409 n.

    — Superior Court, 106.

    — Swan Tavern, 364.

    — Tea Party, John Adams’s opinion of its significance, 168; responsibility for, never placed, 172; lawlessness of, not approved, 174, 175.

    — Third National Bank, place of deposit of funds of Colonial Society, 154.

    — Town Dock. See above, Dock.

    — Town-house, 409, 423, 445.

    — Town Records, cited, 200 n., 361.

    — Tremont Temple, 42.

    — Union Street, 87 n., 200 n., 409 n.

    — United States Court House, 314.

    — Walnut Street, 344.

    — Washington Street, 63 n., 263, 445.

    — Whipping-post, two pamphlets ordered to be burned near, 412. See also Suffolk County.

    Boston Antiquarian Club, original name of the Bostonian Society, 54.

    Boston Athenaeum Library, Bibles in, 233 n.

    Boston Church. See above, under Boston, First Church.

    Boston Daily Advertiser, cited, 318.

    Boston Evening Transcript, cited, 341, 363.

    Boston Memorial Association, 268; incorporation, etc., 67 n.

    Boston Memorial Society, 67 n.

    Boston Neck, on Narragansett Bay, 162 n.

    Boston Newsletter, cited, 367 n.

    Boston Numismatic Society, incorporation, etc. of, 67.

    Boston Society of Natural History, portion of specimens of Massachusetts Historical Society deposited with, 27.

    Bostonian Society, 350; incorporation of, 53; rooms, collections, etc., 54.

    Bouillon, Godfrey de, arms of, 278.

    Boundfield, R. I., John Saffin’s farm at, 104, 107, 363.

    Bound-house, near Hampton, N. H., 275.

    Bourinot, John George, his Historical and Descriptive Account of Cape Breton cited, 124 n., 269 n.

    Bourne, Edward Emerson, his History of Wells and Kennebunk mentioned, 271 n.

    Bouthillier, Claude le, 357.

    Boutineau family, 367 n.

    Bow Street, Cambridge, Mass., 120.

    Bowditch, Charles Pickering, A.M., xiii, xviii, 355; elected Resident member, 115.

    Bowdoin College, 450; two Election preachers among graduates, 449.

    Bowdoin Square, Boston, 313.

    Bowdoin Street, Boston, 310.

    Boxford, Mass., 412.

    Boylston family, 367 n.

    Brackenbury, Richard, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Bradford, Dorothy May, death of, to be commemorated by the Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 64 n.

    Bradford, Gov. William, 185; his History of Plymouth Plantation mentioned, 29.

    Bradish, Eleanor, 15 n.

    Bradstreet, Simon, Governor of Massachusetts, 120, 197; appointed to prepare letter to Cromwell, 126; concerned in building Salt works in Charlestown, 201 n.; referred to by Cotton Mather, 408.

    Braintree, Mass., Quincy Historical Society admits to membership residents of old town of, 182.

    Braman, Rev. Milton Palmer, cheerful flavor of his Election sermon for 1845, 433.

    Brattle, Thomas, appointed to manage expenditure for fortifying Castle Island, 92.

    Brattle, William, appointed in 1686 tutor at Harvard College, 205.

    Brattleborough, Vt., 337.

    Brazer’s Building, Boston, on site of first meeting-house, 445.

    Bread Riot in Boston in 1713, 414.

    Breck, Hannah (afterwards Parkman), 305.

    Breck, Rev. Robert, curious word in his Election sermon for 1728, 416.

    Breda, Siege of, 117.

    Brewster, Frank, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Bridge, Rev. Ebenezer, refers to Sir Francis Bernard, 421.

    Bridgewater, Mass., 258.

    Bridgham, Joseph, gives surety for Jane Kind, 366.

    Bright, Elizabeth (afterwards Radcliffe), 354.

    Bright, Henry, 354.

    Brimmer, Hon. Martin, A.B., xviii; deceased, xx; elected Resident member, 13; one of Francis Parkman’s pall-bearers, 348.

    Brimsmead, Rev. William, nothing known of his Election sermon for 1681, 404, 451; a non-graduate of Harvard, 449.

    Brinley, George, possessor of John Saffin’s pamphlet, 87 n.; possessor of Cotton Mather’s Election sermon for 1696, 408 n.; his set of Election sermons in Boston Public Library, 448.

    Bristol, England, 114 n., 367 n.

    Bristol, R. I., 86 n., 88–90, 92–94, 98, 101, 105–110, 358, 363, 370; represented by John Saffin in General Court of Plymouth, 86 n.

    Bristol County, Mass., 93, 94, 108, 109, 110; Inferior Court of Common Pleas, 86 n.; Superior Court, 90; slave Adam appears before, 106; Court of Sessions, loss of records of, 92; John Saffin’s property in, 87 n.; Court of Assize and General Gaol Delivery, verdict of, in case of Saffin v. Adam, 110, 112; dissenters of towns in, 141.

    Bristol County Convention, held September, 1774, original minutes of, presented by G. A. Hilton, 162; remarks on, by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 163–171; throws light on formation of First Provincial Congress, 163; chooses Representatives to General Court at Salem, 166; law-abiding sentiments expressed by, 166; text of minutes, 176–181.

    Bristol County Convention of Delegates, held January, 1775, text of original minutes, presented by G. A. Hilton, 254–256; remarks on, by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 256, 257.

    British Constitution, praised in Eliot’s Election sermon for 1765, 421; generally apostrophized in sermons before the Revolution, 423; allegiance, to, expressed by Samuel Cooke in 1770, 424.

    British Museum, 236; editions of Sternhold and Hopkins in, 234.

    British Public Record Office, 374.

    British State Papers, 352.

    Broadstreet ward, London, 159 n.

    Bromfield family, 367 n.

    Bromfield Street, Boston, 53.

    Brook, Benjamin, his Lives of the Puritans cited, 272.

    Brookline, Mass., 348.

    Brooks, Abigail (Brown), 305.

    Brooks, Rev. Charles, his History of Medford cited, 310 n., 311 n., 312 n.

    Brooks, Rev. Edward, of Medford, 305; pastor of church in North Yarmouth, Me., 310; dismissed for too liberal views, 310; appointed chaplain of frigate Hancock, 310; taken prisoner to Halifax, 310; death, 310.

    Brooks, Joanna Cotton (afterwards Hall), 305.

    Brooks, Peter Chardon, 310.

    Brooks, Right-Rev. Phillips, xi; elected a Resident member just before his death, 13 n.; reference to his death, 19; death of, since election as Resident member, 146.

    Brown, Abigail (afterwards Brooks), 305.

    Brown, Abram English, and organization of Bedford Historical Society, 63 n.

    Brown, Dorothy, 360 n.

    Brown, Rev. Howard Nicholson, 348.

    Brown, Joanna (Cotton), 305.

    Brown, John, justice for Bristol County, 108, 109.

    Brown, Hon. John, of Swanzey, 359, 360 and note.

    Brown, Rev. John, of Haverhill, Mass., 305.

    Brown, Mary (afterwards Willett), 359.

    Brown, Rachel, witness to John Saffin’s instrument emancipating his slave, 88, 107.

    Brown, Robert, Pilgrims followers of, 235; his variable career, 235, 236.

    Brown, Major William, 412.

    Brown University, two Election preachers among graduates of, 449.

    Brownist Church in London, 236.

    Bryant, William Cullen, 316.

    Bubble Act of 1720, 378; its effect in America, 213.

    Buckley Abbey, Suffolk, 278 n.

    Budd, John, of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, 114 n., 369 n.

    Budd, Mary (afterwards Baynton), 114 n., 369 n.

    Budd, Rebecca (Smith), 114 n., 369 n.

    Bulkeley, Major Peter, admits that money is coined in Massachusetts Colony, 221; instructed to sue for pardon for this offence, 222; returns home, 223.

    Bulkley, Rev. Edward, nothing known of his Election sermon for 1680, 404, 451.

    Bulkley, Rev. John, grants Fellows Orchard to Harvard College, 204.

    Bull, John, 234.

    Bullets as legal tender, 219.

    Bunker, Elizabeth, married Edward Burt, 201 n.

    Bunker, George, 201 n.

    Bunker Hill, 87 n.; Battle of, 68, 164, 174.

    Bunker Hill Monument Association, Charlestown, incorporation, purpose, 65; authorized to rebuild Beacon monument, 65; publications, 65.

    Bureau, Anne (afterwards Faneuil), 368.

    Bureaucracy criticised in Hale’s Election sermon for 1859, 435.

    Burke, Ædanus, his Considerations on the Society of the Cincinnati cited, 249.

    Burley, Edward, bequeaths Burley Mansion to Beverly Historical Society, 60.

    Burlington, N. J., 114 n.

    Burlington, Vt., 325.

    Burroughs, Rev. George, petitions for soldiers and supplies at Wells, 290; executed on charge of witchcraft, 292.

    Burt, Edward, town clerk of Charlestown, granted monopoly in 1652, for manufacture of salt, 201 n.

    Burt, Elizabeth (Bunker), 201 n.

    Business associations of which Frederick L. Ames was director, 260.

    Butler, Benjamin Franklin, Governor of Massachusetts, commended in Miner’s Election sermon for 1884, 438.

    Butler, Sigourney, LL.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Buttles, Leonard, 199 n., 200 n.

    Byron, Lord, 316; quoted, 167, 291.

    Cabot family, 367 n.

    Cabot, John, grant to, in 1496, 186.

    Cacique, title conferred by the patentees of Carolina grant, 188 n., 189.

    Cæsarism, 389.

    Calendar of State Papers cited, 161 n.

    Calendar of State Papers, Domestic, cited, 159 n., 161.

    Calendar of the Committee for Compoundings, quoted, 161.

    Calvin, John, 145, 229; New England theology founded on doctrines of, 134; on calling and election, 134; on sanctification, 135; averse to use of harmony in psalmody, 232, 237.

    Calvinism, 135.

    Calvinist Psalter, editions of, 231, 232; influence of, on English metrical psalmody, 237.

    Cambridge, Mass., 150, 203, 205, 206, 209, 256, 257, 300, 327, 348, 424, 450; probable site of Denison house in, 120; mortgage on real estate in, held by Society, 154; nature of grant of town to Harvard College, 203, 204; requirement that president of Harvard College should reside in, 208; Mather endeavors to retain presidency without residence in, 209 n.; Old Court House at, 270 n.; town records, 379; investments of this Society in, 383; Cooke’s Election sermon for 1770 delivered in, 423.

    — Appian Way, 319.

    — Arrow Street, 120.

    — Bow Street, 120.

    — Charles River National Bank, 270 n.

    — Divinity Hall, 329.

    — Episcopal Theological School, 42 n.

    — First Church, 59; Records of, 379.

    — Fresh Pond, 340.

    — Garden Street, 319.

    — Harvard Square, 270.

    — Marsh Lane, 119.

    — Mount Auburn Street, 120.

    — Sanders Theatre, 330, 343, 348.

    — Water Street, 119.

    See also Harvard College, Newtown.

    Cambridge, the tune, 235.

    Cambridge University, 116, 117, 118, 271, 272 n.; Sydney-Sussex College, 271; eight Election preachers among graduates of, 449.

    Camock, Capt. Thomas, 277.

    Can, Mr., Fifth Monarchy man. See Canne.

    Canada, 294, 296, 297, 302 n., 324, 328, 337, 342, 344; conquest of, 420.

    Canadian Relief Society, objects of, 68.

    Canne, John, 281.

    Canning, Edward Weeks Boldero, his Indian Mission in Stockbridge, and his Col. John Brown mentioned, 51.

    Canso, Nova Scotia, 367 n.

    Canterbury, the tune, 235.

    Canticles, Latin names for, in Sternhold and Hopkins, 238.

    Canton Historical Society, 268; foundation, etc., of, 46.

    Cape Ann Historical Society, Gloucester, incorporation, etc., of, 61.

    Cape Breton, French claimants to, 124; two books on, cited, 269 n.

    Cape Cod Historical Society, Yarmouth, 268; incorporation, etc., of, 54.

    Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, Provincetown, incorporation, purpose of, 64 n.

    Carew, Thomas, 316.

    Carlisle, Mass., part of old Concord, 57.

    Carlyle, Thomas, 402.

    Carolina, titles of cacique and landgrave granted in, 188 n., 189; fundamental constitutions of, 227.

    Carolinas, 173.

    Carr, Sir Robert, 285 n.

    Carroll, John, archbishop of Baltimore, returned thanks at Artillery Election dinner, 449.

    Carter, Franklin, LL.D., xix; elected Resident member, 115.

    Cartwright, George, 285 n.

    Cary, George Blankern, 320, 321.

    Cary, John, recorder of wills and instruments, 88, 107.

    Cary Library, Lexington, 56.

    Casco Fort taken by French and Indians, 289.

    Casgrain, Abbé, 342.

    Castle Island, 92, 96, 101; slave Adam sent to, 111; his conduct there, 112.

    Catechism, The, 135.

    Catlin, George, 338.

    Cawkerell, Lincolnshire, 272 n.

    Cedar trees, monopoly granted in 1671 for manufacture of pitch, etc., from, 201 n.; grants of, 202 n.

    Central University, Pella, Iowa, 450.

    Chadbourn, Benjamin, 387.

    Chalmers, George, his Political Annals of the United Colonies cited, 217.

    Chamberlain, Hon. Mellen, his opinion regarding unlawful proceedings at outset of American Revolution, 175; opinions as to English hierarchy before Revolution, 422 n.

    Champernowne, Elizabeth (Popham), 277 n.

    Champernowne, Francis, early colonist of Kittery, 277; appointed on council to govern the Province of Maine, 284; appointed one of twelve magistrates to govern Province, 285.

    Champernowne, Richard, 277 n.

    Champernowne pedigree, mentioned, 277 n.

    Champlain, Lake, 325.

    Chandler, Seth Carlo, LL.D., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Channing, Edward Tyrrel, 315, 319.

    Channing, Walter, MD., elected Resident member, 115.

    Channing, Rev. William Ellery, 282; his Election sermon for 1830 on Spiritual Freedom, 431.

    Chapel of Ease, Mt. Wollaston, 284.

    Chardon family, 367 n.

    Chardon Street, Boston, 313.

    Charlemont, Mass., headquarters of the Oak Tree Association, 67.

    Charles I., his grant of Nova Scotia, 187 and note; his charter of Maryland, 188 and note; his grants of Province of New Albion, of Province of Maine, 189; grant of Council of New England to Massachusetts Company confirmed by, 219; his grant to Province of Maine in 1622 gives to Gorges rights of Bishop of Durham, 226, 227; his prayer-book shown by S. L. Thorndike, 233 n.; Mayhew’s sermon on death of, referred to, 422.

    Charles II., 287, 374; report of General Court to, on Mason’s claims, 129, 130; supports Gorges claim, 285; appoints Samuel Wheelwright one of Provincial Council of Maine, 292; his appointment of Commissioners in interests of English hierarchy, 422.

    Charles River, 119, 120.

    Charles River National Bank, Cambridge, 270 n.

    Charleston, S. C., 114 n., 309.

    Charlestown, Mass., 65, 104, 134, 176, 209 n., 391, 395; foundation of, to be found in Cradock’s instructions, 192; vintners of, granted a monopoly in 1648, 198; Edward Burt, Town Clerk of, 1658–62, 201 n.; Salt works in, 201 n.; Prospect Hill, 324; investments of this Society in, 383.

    Charlestown Land Records, cited, 201 n.

    Charter of New England, 374.

    Charters of Massachusetts. See Massachusetts, Charters.

    Charters of Virginia and of Massachusetts, 184, 185.

    Chase, Charles Augustus, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 75.

    Chaucer, Geoffrey, 333.

    Chauncy, Rev. Charles, President of Harvard College, requested to preach Election sermon for 1656, 395; this sermon never printed, 451.

    Chauncy, Rev. Charles (d. 1787), 422; reference to his prayer for drowned boy, 404; refers to bad condition of currency, 417, 418; defends religious rights of Congregationalism, 418; his Election sermon for 1747 well printed, 418, 419; preaches at a meeting in Boston on Election day, 1770, 424; full title of sermon, 424 n.

    Chauncy, Charles (d. 1809), of Kittery, Me., 387.

    Chauncy, name first given to Westborough, Mass., 307.

    Chauncy Hall School, 315, 317.

    Chauncy Place, Boston, 314.

    Checkley, Anthony, marries a daughter of Rev. John Wheelwright, 284.

    Checkley, Rev. Samuel, preaches Election sermon in 1755, 420.

    Cheever, Rev. Samuel, 448; selected as Election preacher for 1712, 413; refers to great fire of 1711 in Boston, 445 n.

    Chelsea, 66 n.

    Chelsea Veteran Firemen’s Association, incorporation and purpose of, 68 n.

    Cheney, Rev. William Franklin, his Dedham, England, mentioned, 44.

    Chesshire, tune, 235.

    Chestnut Street, Boston, 344, 345.

    Chevalier, Elizabeth, afterwards Baynton, 114 n.

    Chevy Chase, same rhythm as common metre tune, 230.

    Child, Thomas, 369 n.

    Child’s Portion, The, Willard’s Election sermon for 1682 printed in, 404.

    Chit Chat Club, Harvard College, 321.

    Choate, Charles Francis, A.M., xviii; elected a Resident member, 75; of committee on nominations, 351; offers resolutions on retirement of James B. Thayer, 385.

    Choate, Hon. Joseph Hodges, LL.D., Honorary member, xix.

    Christ Church, Philadelphia, 114 n.; Inscriptions, cited, 114 n.

    Christian Spectator, cited, 390 n.

    Church, Major Benjamin, tries to obtain assistance for destitute at Wells, 290.

    Church-going, laxity as to, 442.

    Church of England, 236, 284, 302 n.; members of, ostracized by Massachusetts Colonists, 69; rise of Puritanism in, 228; introduction of metrical psalmody into, 231, 233; psalmody of Puritans had atmosphere of, 235.

    Church of St. Stephen, Boston, 308.

    Church Wardens of Episcopal Churches in Massachusetts incorporated in 1755 to hold eleemosynary funds, 211.

    Churches, Colonial, precarious condition of records of, 379.

    Cincinnati, Ohio, 254.

    Cincinnati, Society of the. See Society of the Cincinnati.

    Cincinnatus, Lucius Quintius, 254; Society of the Cincinnati named for, 240, 245; design of his figure on medal of Society, 244, 247.

    Cities in Massachusetts incorporated, 195.

    Civil War in United States. See American Civil War.

    Clap, Roger, Memoirs of, mentioned, 43.

    Clark, Rev. Benjamin Franklin, 436.

    Clark, Rev. John, M.D., his Ill Newes from New England mentioned, 31.

    Clark, Rev. Jonas, preaches patriotic Election sermon for 1781, 428.

    Clark, Thomas, of Boston, pewterer, 366.

    Clark Street, Boston, 308.

    Clarke, Eliot Channing, A.B., xix; elected Resident member, 216.

    Clarke, Rev. James Freeman, on reforms, in Election sermon for 1868, 436.

    Clarke, James Gordon, 321.

    Clarke, John, granted, in 1652, exclusive use of invention for saving firewood, 201 n., 202 n.

    Clarke, Capt. Timothy, appointed to manage expenditures for fortifying Castle Island, 92 n.; trouble with slave Adam, 92, 101; reported assault upon, by Adam, 111; delivers Adam for transportation, 111; further testimony of, concerning Adam, 112.

    Cleaves, George, of Casco Bay, cited, 277 n.

    Clergy, legislation in Massachusetts affecting taxation for support of, 140–145; of Massachusetts, outmatched by Anne Hutchinson, 138; vestments of, hateful to John Hooper, 229; conservatism of, 391; in New England, jealous of all their privileges, 422; old custom of addressing, at close of Election sermon, 424; lukewarmness of, in New England towards slavery, 439.

    Cleveland, Grover, President of the United States, xiii, 258; elected Honorary member, 157; letter of acceptance, 265.

    Clifford, Hon. Charles Warren, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 20; of committee on nominations, 351; offers resolutions on Robert C. Winthrop, 372; speaks at Annual dinner of Society, 385.

    Cobb, Abby (Crocker), 15 n.

    Cobb, Gen. David, viii*, 14 and note, 15 n., 238, 239; gift of his original commission as Judge of Court of Common Pleas of Bristol, 14; letter from Robert Treat Paine to, 14; two documents found among papers of, given to Society by G. A. Hilton, 162; signs minutes of Bristol Convention as Clerk, 181; conjectures as to his possession of manuscript draught of Articles of Association of Society of the Cincinnati, 251 and note.

    Cobb, David George Washington, 14 n.; record in his family Bible, 15 n.

    Cobb, Eleanor (Bradish), 15 n.

    Cobb, Elizabeth Baylies, 15 n.

    Cobb, George Thomas, 15 n.

    Cobb, Sally Crocker, 15 n.

    Cobb, Hon. Samuel Crocker, 15 n., 48 n., 239 n., 251; documents once owned by, given to Society by G. A. Hilton, 162; manuscript from collection of, 238, 239, 249.

    Cobb family record, 15 n.

    Cobbett, Rev. Thomas, requested to print his Election sermon of 1649, 395; Election sermon for 1666 probably not printed, 398; preached two Election sermons, 448; neither printed, 451; a non-graduate of Oxford, 449.

    Coddington, William, Governor of Rhode Island, 275; cited, 274.

    Codman, Charles Russell, 1.

    Codman, Rev. John, against party feeling in his Election sermon for 1840, 432.

    Coffin, Charles, conveyance to, 200 n.

    Coffin family, 367 n.

    Cohasset, Mass., 301.

    Coining, local councils of Virginia and Plymouth given power of, 187; paper on, under Colonial charters, by R. N. Toppan, 216–227; rights conveyed by Virginia charters, 216, 217; Act of 1645 passed by colony of Virginia, 217; right of, given to Bermuda Company in 1615, 218; no rights of, given to Massachusetts Company, 219; Massachusetts issues coins in 1652, 220; power of, granted to Sir William Alexander, 225; grant to John Mason not allowed, 225; coinage of Lord Baltimore, 225, 226; grant to Gorges, 226; no grants in charters of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania, 227; power granted in charter of North Carolina, but no coins struck, 227.

    Coins, copper, struck by Bermuda Company, 218, 219; various coins issued by Massachusetts Colony, 220.

    Coke, Sir Edward, on Sutton’s Hospital case, cited, 191; Reports cited, 191 n.

    Cole, Nicholas, supports Colony in its controversy with Province of Maine, 283.

    Cole, William, opposed religion of Bay Colony, 284.

    Colebrook, N. H., 324, 325.

    Coleman Street, London, meeting-place of opponents of Cromwell, 281.

    Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 316.

    Collections of various historical societies. See names of those societies.

    College Hill, Somerville, Mass., 268.

    Collier, William, 360.

    Colman, Rev. Benjamin, collects contributions for shipwrecked Palatines, 32; mention of Palatines, 32, 114, 149; refers to finances of Province, 415; notice of Thomas Hollis, 415; preaches two Election sermons, 448.

    Colman family, 367 n.

    Colonial Dames of America, Massachusetts Society of, 63 n.

    Colonial Laws of Massachusetts, reprinted from edition of 1660, cited, 126 n.

    Colonial Policy of Great Britain, in accord with results achieved by American Revolution, 170.

    Colonial Society of Massachusetts, returns thanks to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for use of its hall, 153.

    — Amendments, by-law regulating, 6, 7.

    — Appropriations, by-law relating to, 9.

    — Articles of Association mentioned, 4.

    — Auditing Committee, by-law concerning, 9; reports of, 154, 384.

    — Auditor, appointed by Council, 382.

    — By-laws, committee appointed to draft code of, 2; draft amended and approved, 3; text, 4–10; cited, 304.

    — Cabinet, xii, 181.

    — Certificate of Incorporation, 3, 4 n.; filed 27 Dec., 1892, 11; text, 12; text quoted, 21, 22.

    — Change of name. See Name.

    — Charter passes seals, 11; text of, 12.

    — Collections defined, vi; first volume of (Vol. II. of Publications) to consist of Commissions and Instructions of the Royal Governors, viii; method of publication, 148.

    — Committee appointed to consider form and title of Publications, extracts from report of, v, vi.

    — Committees to be appointed by presiding officer, 8.

    — Corporate seal, vignette of, iii; Committee to prepare design for, 3; described, 4; Recording Secretary to have custody of, 4; meaning of, 21, 22; cost of engraving, 153.

    — Correspondence to be conducted by Corresponding Secretary, 8.

    — Corresponding Secretary, by-law concerning, 8; offers amendment to change name of Society, 20; letters to Massachusetts Historical Society, 73, 74, 75; announces gift from Quincy A. Shaw, 116; receives letter of acceptance from Chief-Justice Fuller, 145; reads letters — from Edward J. Phelps, 182; from President Cleveland, 265; reads Annual Report of Council, 147, 373. See also Davis, Andrew McFarland.

    — Council, nominations to be made by report of, 5; by-laws concerning, 7, 10; relations to Treasurer, 9; recommends petition for authority to change name of Society, 13; instructed to call meeting to consider change of name, 14; orders gift of Quincy A. Shaw to be set apart as foundation of a permanent fund, 116; Annual Reports of, 147, 373; services of John C. Inches on, recognized, 156.

    — Death of members, by-law respecting, 10.

    — Diplomas to members, by-law respecting, 6.

    — Documents given, should be retained until Society has a safe depository, 181.

    — Dues, by-law respecting, 5, 6.

    — Election. See below, Members.

    — Expulsion of members, by-law respecting, 6.

    — Finances, 376.

    — General Fund, 382.

    — Gifts, to Society, 14, — by G. A. Hilton, of original minutes of Bristol Conventions of September, 1774, and January, 1775, 162, 163; of manuscript draught in handwriting of Washington, of Articles of Association of Society of the Cincinnati, 238: by A. C. Goodell, Jr., of a full set of copies of the Commissions and Instructions of the Royal Governors, etc., 76: by Quincy A. Shaw, of one hundred dollars, 116: by F. L. Gay, of original commission of Charles de la Tour, 356.

    — Honorary Members, list of, xix; by-law concerning, 5; Melville Weston Fuller elected, 75, — accepts election, 145; Grover Cleveland and Edward John Phelps elected, 157, — they accept election, 182, 265.

    — Incorporation, as The Massachusetts Society, 12, 63; cost of, 153. See also Corporate Seal.

    — Index, instructions given as to construction of, vii.

    — Manuscripts, first gift of, 14.

    — Massachusetts Society, The. See below, Name.

    — Meetings: Adjourned Conference meeting held 17 December, 1892, 3; Annual meeting to be 21 November, 6, — officers to be chosen at, 7; adjourned Special meeting to change name, 16; first Annual meeting, 146, — commemorates signing of Compact in Mayflower, 156; importance of attending, 151; members urged to maintain interest in, 152; second Annual meeting, 371, — speech by Dr. Gould at, 371. See also below: Special meetings, Stated meetings.

    — Members: deceased, xx; by-law respecting, 5, 6; importance of deliberation in selection of, 20; development of spirit of fellowship among, 70; duty of, to submit original papers, 70; choice of new, 70; urged to maintain the interest of meetings, 152; local representatives from all parts of the Commonwealth desirable, 152; report of Council on, 373. See above, Honorary members; see below, Resident members.

    — Memoirs of members deceased, by-law respecting, 10.

    — Motions to be submitted in writing, by-law requiring, 6.

    — Name, as first adopted. The Massachusetts Society, 3, 4, 12; Council recommends change to Society of Plymouth and the Bay, 13; not satisfactory, 14; special meeting to consider change to The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 16; final unanimous vote so to change, 20; certificate of change of, 71; letters to Massachusetts Historical Society regarding this change, 73–75.

    — Nominating Committee, by-law respecting, 7; reports, 155, 385.

    — Nominations for membership, bylaw respecting, 5, 10; list of, open for confidential inspection, 146.

    — Objects defined, 22.

    — Officers, list of, xvii; by-law concerning, 7; first election of, 11; election of, 155, 385.

    — Organization, meeting for, 1892, 4.

    — Permanent Fund, gift of Quincy A. Shaw made nucleus of, 116, 148.

    — Preliminary Conference, 1; signers of call for, 1.

    — President, Special Meetings to be called at request of, 6; by-laws respecting, 7, 8; his remarks on the Society’s change of name, 72. See also Gould, Benjamin Apthorp.

    — Publication Committee, names of, ii; Introductory note by, v; communication to, from A. C. Goodell, Jr., viii; requests publication of Mr. Goodell’s note on the Quakers, 140.

    — Publication Fund, condition and needs of, 376, 380.

    — Publications, note on, v; to include consecutively numbered volumes both of Transactions and Collections, vi, — Publications of The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, to be general title, 148; remarks of Council on, 373.

    — Purposes quoted, 21.

    — Quorum, by-law concerning, 6, 7.

    — Recording Secretary to have custody of Corporate seal, 4; nomination book to be kept by, 5; by-law concerning, 8; a Stated meeting called to order by, 115. See also Cunningham, Henry Winchester.

    — Registrar, by-law concerning, 10; appointed to meet the Commissioner of Corporations, 16. See also Woods, Henry Ernest.

    — Resident members, list of, in order of enrolment, xviii, xix; bylaw concerning, 5; names of those elected, 13, 20, 75, 115, 157, 182, 216, 265, 351; at first Annual meeting, seventy-nine enrolled, 146; condition of roll of, at end of first year, 150, 152; report of Council on, 373.

    — Resolutions, to be submitted in writing, by-law requiring, 6; on the death of Robert Charles Winthrop, 372.

    — Seal. See Corporate Seal.

    — Special Meetings, by-law concerning, 6; one called to consider change of Society’s name, 14; held 20 January, 1893, 16.

    — Stated Meetings, by-law concerning, 6; held in Hall of American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 17, 72, 115, 150, 157, 182, 216, 265, 351, 386.

    — Transactions, to be the sub-title of Proceedings, v, vi; size of volume decided upon, vii, viii; issue of first serial of, 147; method of publication to be pursued, v, 148; cited, 351, 352.

    — Treasurer, by-law concerning, 9; accounts, 9; files certificate respecting change in Society’s name, 71; Annual Reports, 153, 383, 384. See also Edes, Henry Herbert.

    — Vacancies, by-law respecting, 7.

    — Vice-Presidents, by-law concerning, 8.

    Colonies, British, in America. See American Colonies.

    Colonies, early, of Maine, 277.

    Columbia College, one Election preacher a graduate of, 449.

    Columbus, Christopher, 333.

    Columbus, Ohio, 450.

    Columbus Avenue Universalist Church, Boston, last Election sermon was preached in, 438, 445.

    Commercial and Board of Trade Bulletin, Worcester, cited, 47.

    Commissioners appointed by Charles II. in interest of English hierarchy, 422.

    Commissioners for French goods, 159 n.

    Commissioners of the United Colonies of New England, 126; respecting Dutch and Indians, 125; Acts of, cited, 125 n., 126 n., 127; recommend, in 1673, defence against Dutch, 127; Daniel Denison’s services with, 130; their persecution of Quakers, 139.

    Commissioners on the Publication of the Acts and Resolves of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, 212 n.; reappointment of, 76. See also Province Laws.

    Commissioners under Boston Port Bill and other Acts, persons who accept, condemned by Bristol Convention of 1774, 179.

    Commissions, Royal. See Royal Commissions.

    Committee for Compoundings, Calendar of, quoted, 161.

    Committee for Trade and Plantations, Randolph’s report to, in 1676, 221; instructs Massachusetts agents to sue for pardon, 222.

    Committees of Correspondence, 171; approved of Boston Tea Party, 172.

    Committees of Inspection recommended by Continental Congress, 256.

    Committees of Safety and of Correspondence, 171, 176.

    Common law, flexibility of, 88.

    Common metre, single, for Psalms, 234; double common metre usual, 235.

    Common Prayer, Book of, 397.

    Commonwealth, newspaper, cited, 21 n.

    Communism, reaction against, in Election sermons for 1835, 1836, 432.

    Compact, Signing of, to be commemorated by Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 64 n.; commemorated by Annual meeting of this Society, 156.

    Companies, private, to which charters were granted under Massachusetts Colony, 195–202.

    Compton, John, 275.

    Conant, Ernest Lee, A.M., elected Resident member, 265.

    Conant, Exercise. See Connant.

    Conant, Roger, 281 n.; signs petition to General Court, 79, 81.

    Conant’s colony, probably built near centre of Salem, 77.

    Concord, Mass., 258; Provincial Congress in October, 1774, at, 164; recommendations of county conventions regarding, 165; Fight at, 168; Bridge, 355; Fund raised in England for relief of sufferers from fight at, 387; First session of General Court held at, in 1752, 419 n.

    Concord Antiquarian Society, 268; incorporation, etc., of, 57.

    Concord Lyceum, incorporation, etc., of, 57 n.

    Conduit, The, Boston, note on its location by H. H. Edes, 199 n., 200 n.

    Conduit Street, Boston, company for furnishing water to, formed 1652, 199; note on Conduit and street and estates adjoining, 199 n., 200 n.

    Congregational Library Association, Boston, incorporation and purpose of, 65, 66; name changed to American Congregational Association, 65.

    Congregational Quarterly, partly owned by American Congregational Association, 66; cited, 272 n., 447 n.

    Congregationalism, general interests of, promoted by American Congregational Association, 66; aristocratic tendency of, 391; in America on its guard against English hierarchy, 418.

    Congregationalists, 449.

    Congress, 243; power of, to grant charters outside District of Columbia questioned, 35.

    Connant, Exercise, 405.

    Connecticut, 114 n., 161 n., 325, 367 n., 308, 390; appeal of Quakers in, to Privy Council, 141; Charter of 1662, silent as to right of coining, 227; churches of, contribute to assist refugees at Wells, Me., 290; Election sermons in, 446; lists of these sermons, 447 and note.

    Connecticut River, 324, 325 n., 326.

    Connecticut Valley Historical Society, incorporation, purpose, and publications of, 49.

    Conscience, freedom of, results looking toward, secured by Quakers, 144, 145.

    Constitution, British, praised in Eliot’s Election sermon for 1765, 421; generally apostrophized in sermons before Revolution, 423; allegiance to, expressed by Samuel Cooke in 1770, 424.

    Constitution of Massachusetts, cited, 195 n.

    Continental Army, 302 n.

    Continental Congress at Philadelphia, 163, 256; confidence expressed in, by Bristol Convention of 1774, 180.

    Convention of Delegates of Bristol County. See Bristol County Convention.

    Convention sermons, took their rise in Election Day, 446; list of, prepared for Massachusetts Historical Society, 447.

    Converse, Major James, Speaker of Massachusetts House, 97; in command of reinforcements sent to Wells, 1691, 290, 301.

    Cooke, Judge Elisha (d. 1715), 411.

    Cooke, Elisha (d. 1737), clerk of Superior Court of Judicature, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111.

    Cooke, Rev. Samuel, delivers at Cambridge a patriotic Election sermon in 1770, 423; opposes importation of slaves, 440.

    Cooper, James Fenimore, 322.

    Cooper, Rev. Samuel, 448; preaches Election sermon for 1756, 427; preaches again in 1780 on inauguration of government under new Constitution, 427; sermon for 1780 translated into Dutch, 428.

    Cooper, Rev. William, opposes levelism in his Election sermon for 1740, 418.

    Coopers’ Guild, incorporated in Boston, 197.

    Copper pieces, coinage of, authorized by Virginia Company in 1645, 217; struck by Bermuda Company, 218, 219; design of, as tokens for North Carolina in 1694, 227.

    Copp’s Hill, Boston, 363.

    Copp’s Hill Burying-ground, 305, 363.

    Corneille, Pierre, 316.

    Corning, Samuel, signs a petition for separation of Beverly from Salem, 81.

    Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille, 262.

    Corporations: President and Fellows of Harvard College only Corporation in Province, 184 n.; creation of, by charter a prerogative of the King, 185; one created by Raleigh, 186; Corporations in the Days of the Colony, paper by A. McF. Davis, 183–214; Law of, in 1630, 191, 192; essence of, 191 n.; Quasi-municipal, in the Massachusetts Colony, 192–194; in Province of Massachusetts Bay, 210–214; of which F. L. Ames was a director, 260.

    Corresponding Secretary of Colonial Society. See Colonial Society.

    Corwin, Jonathan, 412.

    Cotouch box, 256.

    Cotton, Elizabeth (Saltonstall), 305.

    Cotton, Joanna, afterwards Brown, 305.

    Cotton, Joanna (Rossiter), 305.

    Cotton, Rev. John, of Boston (d. 1652), 122, 273, 275, 304, 305, 309; urges re-election of Winthrop in his Election sermon for 1634, 389; — Cotton Mather quoted as to this sermon, 390; effect of sermon on Colony, 390; not printed, 451; another sermon in same year, 390; — rebuked for interference in politics, 439.

    Cotton, Rev. John, of Plymouth (d. 1699), 304, 305; preaches to Indians, 309; revises second and last edition of Indian Bible, 309.

    Cotton, Rev. John, of Newton (d. 1757), voices cry of oppression in his Election sermon for 1753, 419.

    Cotton, Josiah, manuscript diary of, referred to, 414, 415.

    Cotton, Key. Rowland, 304, 305; pastor in Sandwich, Mass., for more than thirty years, 309; preacher to Indians, 310; his Election sermon for 1717 probably not printed, 414, 415, 451.

    Cotton, Sarah (Hankredge), 305.

    Council of New England. See New England, Council of.

    Council of State, summons Lord Baltimore in regard to his coinage of silver, 226.

    Council Records (Massachusetts), 364.

    Councils for the Government of the Colonies of Virginia and Plymouth established in England, 187; power of Council under second charter of Virginia, 187.

    County conventions held in Massachusetts in 1774, 165.

    Court of Admiralty. See Massachusetts.

    Court of Assistants. See Massachusetts.

    Court Street, Boston, 263.

    Courts. See under Boston; Bristol; Massachusetts; Norfolk; Suffolk.

    Covenant of Faith, 122.

    Covenant of Grace, 273.

    Covenant of Works, 122, 273, 275.

    Coverdale, Miles, 228.

    Cox, Esther, 364.

    Cox, Robert, 364.

    Cradock, Matthew, advice to Endicott, 190; instructions to same, 192.

    Cranfield, Edward, 374.

    Cranfield, Henry, 374.

    Cranmer, Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, letter of, to Henry VIII. quoted, 231.

    Cranston, Samuel, Governor of Rhode Island, 368.

    Cranston, Judith, 368.

    Crawford Notch, White Mountains, 323, 326.

    Crayon, The, art journal, 339.

    Creditors urged to exercise lenity during interruption of judicial proceedings in 1774, 179.

    Crispe, Richard, 281 n., 282.

    Crispe, Sarah (Wheelwright), 282.

    Crocker, Abby, 15 n.

    Crofft, England, 282.

    Cromwell, Oliver, 126, 209, 283, 285, 352; his plan to keep Ireland in subjection by introducing New England settlers, 124; his terms of removal, 125; on Rev. John Wheelwright’s skill in football, 271; has interview with Wheelwright, 280; probably insincere in courtesy to same, 281.

    Crosby, Sylvester S., his Early Coins of America cited, 217 n., 218 n., 219 n., 220 n., 224 n., 226 n.

    Cross on Gore Hall, Harvard College, 269 and note.

    Crosthwayt, Charles, 370.

    Crowley, Robert, publishes a version of the Psalms with tunes, 231.

    Culpepper, Lord Thomas, Governor of Virginia, annuls Act of Virginia Assembly regulating value of foreign coins, 218.

    Cumberland County Convention, 1774, 165.

    Cunningham, Henry Winchester, A.B., xvii, xviii, 1, 13; signer of Articles of association, 4; a founder of this Society, 12; chosen temporary clerk, 11; elected Recording Secretary, 11, 155, 385. See also Colonial Society: Recording Secretary.

    Cunningham, Stanley, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Currency, bad condition of, referred to in various Election sermons from 1738 to 1750, 417, 418.

    Cushing, Caleb, the elder, 387.

    Cushing, Thomas, Lieut.-Gov. of Massachusetts, justified Boston Tea Party, 172.

    Cushing, Thomas (H. C. 1834), 314, 329.

    Cushing family, 367 n.

    Cutler, Rev. Manasseh, 26.

    Cutler, Rev. Timothy, and other Episcopal clergymen, petition, in 1727, for repeal of laws for support of ministers, 142.

    Dakota Indians, Parkman’s experience with band of, 336, 337.

    Dalton, Rev. Timothy, executor of Henry Boade, 278 n.; minister at Hampton, 280.

    Damon, Rev. David, opposed to antislavery spirit, 440.

    Damon, William, his musical setting to Sternhold and Hopkins, 234.

    Dana, Rev. Daniel, speaks against slavery in his Election sermon for 1837, 440.

    Dana, James Dwight, his Berkshire Geology mentioned, 50.

    Dane, John, quoted, on Indian path to Ipswich, 121; his Narrative cited, 121 n.

    Dane Law School, Harvard College, 329.

    Danforth, Rev. John, of Dorchester, preaches Election sermon for 1697, 409; this sermon never printed, 451.

    Danforth, Rev. Samuel (d. 1674), curious sentence from his Election sermon for 1670 quoted, 400; reprinting of this sermon suggested by Thomas Prince, 417.

    Danforth, Rev. Samuel (d. 1727), 410.

    Danforth, Thomas, Deputy-Governor of Massachusetts, appointed President of Province of Maine, 287 n.

    Dankers, Joseph, and Sluyter, Peter, their Journal of a Voyage to New York cited, 411 n.

    Danson, George, 370.

    Dante, 333.

    Danvers, Mass., 77.

    Danvers Historical Society, incorporation, etc., of, 61; celebrates bi-centennial anniversary of Salem witchcraft, 62.

    Dartmouth, Mass., 176; Selectmen in, refuse to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141; inhabitants raise indemnity fund for assessors, 141, 142.

    Dartmouth College, 450; nine Election preachers among graduates of, 449.

    Daubigny, Charles François, 262.

    Daughters of the Revolution, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, purposes of, 266.

    D’Aunay (de Charnisay), Charles de Menou, Sieur, 124.

    Davenport, Judge Addington, 94, 112 n.

    Davenport, Rev. John, possibility that his Election sermon for 1669 was published, 399; probably not, 451.

    Davis, Andrew McFarland, A.M., x, xi, xii, xiii, xvii, xviii, 1, 74, 75, 145, 153, 214, 265, 270, 355; chairman of Committee of publication, ii, viii; present at Preliminary conference, 2; of Committee on Corporate Seal, 3; present at meeting for organization, 4; elected Corresponding Secretary, 11; a founder of this Society, 12; his efforts towards re-establishment of Lady Mowlson Scholarship, 21; reads paper on Historical Work in Massachusetts, 21–71; his remarks on printing of historical documents referred to, 113; his conclusion as to destination of the Palatines corroborated, 114; Reports of Council presented by, 147, 372; facts developed by his remarks on the Palatines, 149; elected Corresponding Secretary, 155, 385; correction of his Historical Work in Massachusetts, 157; brief remarks on Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 157, 158; his First Scholarship at Harvard College cited, 158 and note; his Exhibitions of Harvard College prior to 1800 cited, 159; his Lady Mowlson Scholarship at Cambridge cited, 160; reads paper on Corporations in the Days of the Colony, 183–214; reads paper on The Pedigree of Ann Radcliffe, Lady Mowlson, 351–354; his Ann Radcliffe, Lady Mowlson, in New England Magazine, cited, 158 n., 352. See also Colonial Society: Corresponding Secretary.

    Davis, Charles Henry, A.B., xix; elected Resident member, 216.

    Davis, Daniel, of Boston, 204 n.

    Davis, Hon. Horace, his The Likelihood of an Admixture of Japanese Blood on Our North West Coast mentioned, 37.

    Davis, Capt. John, appointed one of Council of Province of Maine, 287 n.

    Davis, Hon. John (d. 1847), 37 n.

    Davy, Humphry, 406.

    Day, John, his edition of Sternhold and Hopkins, 234.

    Day, Mr., Fifth Monarchy man, 281.

    Deacons of Protestant Churches in Massachusetts, incorporated in 1755, 211.

    Dean, John Ward, 66, 352, 353; his discoveries in regard to Mowlson family, 159; his discovery of manuscript of Shepard’s Election sermon for 1638, 391; opinions as to date of its delivery, 392; explanation of failure of Wigglesworth’s Election sermon for 1686 to appear, 406; his Memoir of Wigglesworth quoted, 406, 407 n.; his Brief Memoir of Firm in cited, 443.

    Dean, Rev. Paul, change of date of Election Day when his Election sermon was preached in 1832, 431.

    Deane, Charles, his praise of Hubbard’s History of New England, 29 n.; his edition of Wingfield’s Discourse of Virginia mentioned, 36; works of, in Proceedings of American Antiquarian Society, mentioned, 37; preface to Wood’s New England’s Prospect mentioned, 66.

    Deane, Rev. Samuel, D.D., of Portland, list of preachers in his Election sermon for 1794, 449.

    Debtors urged to pay just debts during suspension of judicial proceedings in 1774, 179.

    Decalogue, 135.

    Declaration of Independence, 212 n.; destroyed friendly feeling in England toward Colonies, 386.

    Declaration of Rights of 1780, phrase inserted by John Lowell in, 423. See also Massachusetts.

    Dedham, Mass., 44; Records of Town, Church, and Parish kept in vaults of Dedham Historical Society, 44.

    Dedham Historical Register, objects of, 44.

    Dedham Historical Society, objects of, 43; summary of publications, etc., of, 44.

    Dedham Pulpit, Adams’s Election sermon for 1685, reprinted in, 406.

    Deerfield, Mass., headquarters of Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 45.

    DeForest, Rev. Heman Packard, his History of Westborough cited, 305 n, 306 n., 307 n.

    Degeneracy of the age, tendency of Election preachers to dwell on, rebuked, 417.

    De la Mott, Philip, 271.

    De Lancey family, 367 n.

    Delaware River, 114 n.

    Democracy, early manifestations of, in New England, 391; as shown in “sow-business,” 1692, 392, 393.

    Denison, Major-Gen Daniel, paper on, by Daniel Denison Slade, 116–132; ancestry and early life, 116, 117; in Roxbury, 118; removes to Newtown, 118; house in, 120; marriage, 120; in Ipswich, 120, 121; bearing toward Antinomians and Quakers, 121, 127, 133; elected Sergeant-Major, then Major-General, 123; on embassy to treat with D’Aunay, 124; on committee to settle difficulties with Dutch, 125; chosen Assistant, 125; appointed to revise Colony laws, 126; services as one of Commissioners of the United Colonies, 126, 127; elected Commander of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, 127; instructions to, in King Philip’s War, 128; his conduct of war to eastward, 129; his official honors, 130; death, 131; Randolph’s estimate of, 131; his Irenicon, or a Salve for New England’s Sore, quoted, 130 and note; Hubbard’s funeral sermon on, quoted, 131, 132; burialplace in Ipswich, 132; his persecution of Quakers, 139.

    Denison, Edward, uncle of Daniel Denison, 116.

    Denison, Edward, brother of Daniel Denison, 117; one of the feoffees of Roxbury Latin School, 118 n.

    Denison, George, uncle of Daniel Denison, 116.

    Denison, Capt. George, brother of Daniel Denison, 117; one of supporters of Anne Hutchinson, 121.

    Denison, John, of Bishops Stortford, grandfather of Daniel Denison, 116.

    Denison, Rev. John, brother of Daniel Denison, 117, 118.

    Denison, Rev. John, grandson of Daniel Denison, 305.

    Denison, Margaret (Monck), 116; death of, 117.

    Denison, Patience (Dudley), wife of Daniel Denison, 120, 121.

    Denison, William, father of Daniel Denison, 116; removed to New England in 1631, 117; his services to Roxbury, 118; supporter of Anne Hutchinson, 121.

    Denison, name of, 133.

    Denisons, the, 119.

    Dennis, Rev. Josiah, 300.

    Deputies and Magistrates, misunderstandings between, 392, 394.

    Derby, Elias Hasket, his History of Paper Money in Massachusetts before the Revolution mentioned, 38.

    Deturs, testimonials of scholarship at Harvard College, 318.

    Devens, Commissary Richard, of Charlestown, Mass., 387.

    Devonshire, England, 277, 360.

    Dexter, Aaron, 26.

    Dexter, Rev. Henry Martyn, many editions of Ainsworth’s Book of Psalms, in library of, 236; note by, on Ainsworth quoted, 236.

    Diaz de la Peña, Narcisse Yirgilis, 262.

    Dick, a free negro, accepted as surety for slave Adam, 90, 106.

    Dickinson, John, opposed to disorderly proceedings, 173.

    Digby, Sir Kenelme, special commission issued to, 188 n.

    Dighton, Mass., 176.

    Dillaway, Charles Knapp, his History of the Grammar School … Roxburie cited, 118 n.

    Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Church, has collection of materials relating to that church in Massachusetts, 42 n.

    Diocesan House, Joy St., Boston, materials kept in, 42 n.

    Direct tax of 1798, manuscript of, 39.

    Dissenters, Massachusetts laws for support of ministers a burden to, 140; in Bristol Co., Mass., 141.

    District of Columbia, power of Congress to grant a charter outside of, doubted, 35.

    Divinity Hall, Cambridge, 329.

    Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 433.

    Dix, Jonas, 387.

    Dixsey, Willyam, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Dixville Notch, N. H., 324, 325.

    Dock, Town, Boston, 87 n; 199 n.

    Dorchester, Rev. Daniel, of the New-England Methodist Historical Society, 53 n.

    Dorchester, Mass., 304, 305, 324, 409; History of the Town of, mentioned, 43.

    Dorchester Antiquarian and Historical Society, 267; objects of, etc., 43.

    Dorchester Historical Society, incorporation and purpose of, 60.

    Dorothy Brown Rebekah Degree Lodge, 122 I. O. O. E., 360 n.

    Douen, Emmanuel Orentin, his Clément Marot et le Psautier Huguenot cited, 228.

    Douglass, William, his Summary of the First Planting of the British Settlements in America cited, 374.

    Dover, N. H., 272 n, 279.

    Dowse Library of Massachusetts Historical Society, 32.

    Drake, F[rancis?], his couplet on Jonathan Mitchel quoted, 396.

    Drake, Samuel Gardner, his Witchcraft Delusion in New England cited, 410 n.

    Drinking, troubles with England attributed largely to, in Eliot’s Election sermon for 1765, 421.

    Drinking-houses, multitude of, mentioned by Cotton Mather, 442.

    Drunkenness. See Intemperance.

    Dryden, John, 275 n., 316.

    Drydens, 275 n.

    Dudley, Joseph, Governor of Massachusetts, 75, 76, 100, 368; negatives John Saffin’s election to Council, 86 n.; does not reappoint Saffin to Superior Court, 92; makes appointments to Harvard College, 205; mortgage recorded to, 206; suggestions by, in 1705, to secure Charter of incorporation for Harvard College, 208, 209; value of his effort to save College charter of 1650, 209 n.; his attitude in this matter, 214, 215; chosen Massachusetts Agent, 1681–82, 223; instructions to, 223; apparent faith in Indians, 294; tries to disallow election of Speaker by House, 412.

    Dudley, Patience, 121; marries Daniel Denison, 120.

    Dudley, Thomas, Governor of Massachusetts, 374; settles in Newtown, 119; his house there, 119; his character, 119 n., 120 n.; daughter of, married to Daniel Denison, 120; sent to treat with D’Aunay, 124; chosen to succeed Winthrop as governor, 389.

    Dummer, Judge Jeremiah, 94.

    Dummer, William, Lieut.-Governor of Massachusetts, advises John Wheelwright regarding protection of Wells against Indians, 299.

    Dunster, Rev. Henry, President of Harvard College, petitions in 1650 for charter for Harvard College, 198; title of grant of Fellows Orchard conveyed to, 204.

    Dunton, John, his Journal mentioned, 31; his Letters from New England mentioned, 66.

    Durham, Bishop of, rights of, granted to Lord Baltimore, 225; had rights of coining money till 1836, 226; rights of, granted to Gorges, 226, 227; also to Lords Proprietors of North Carolina, 227.

    Durham, County Palatine of, question as to liberty of coining by, 226.

    Durrell, Philip, family of, attacked by Indians at Kennebunk, 300.

    Duston Monument Association, incorporation of, 65 n.

    Dutch, The, 196; Commissioners of United Colonies to treat with, 125; means of defence against in 1673, 127.

    Dwight, Edmund, 322, 330.

    Dwight, Theodore Frelinghuysen, xviii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Dyer, Mary, hanged as a Quaker, 136.

    Eames, Wilberforce, Librarian of Lenox Library, 87 n.

    Eastern plantations, conduct of King Philip’s War in, 129.

    Eastern Railroad, 323.

    Easton, Mass., 178, 258.

    Eaton, Nathaniel, John Harvard’s estate paid over to, 203; title of part of college estate in Eaton’s name, 204.

    Eaton, Theophilus, one of Commissioners of United Colonies, 125.

    Edes, Henry Herbert, x, xii, xiii, xiv, xvii, xviii, 3, 391; his services as chairman of Committee on printing commended, vii; signs call for Preliminary conference regarding this Society, 1; Secretary of Preliminary conference, 2; motion of, as to expediency of organizing a Society to commemorate founders of Massachusetts, 2; motion of, as to Corporate Seal, 3; present at meeting for organization, 4; elected Treasurer, 11, 155, 385; a founder of this Society, 12; moves that name of Society be The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 16; communication on the Palatines mentioned, 32 n., 149, 150; identifies locations of John Saffin’s property in Boston, 87 n.; remarks on importance of printing historical documents in full, 113; on shipwreck of the Palatines, 114 and notes; Annual Reports as Treasurer, 153, 154, 382–384; speaks at first Annual dinner, 156; note on John Alborough, 161 n.; note on Petaquamscott, 162 n.; suggestion as to original papers communicated to Society, 181; note on the Conduit and Conduit Street in Boston, 199 n., 200 n.; furnishes information regarding Edward Burt of Charlestown, 201 n.; biographical notes on Samuel Nowell, 209 n., 210 n.; remarks on power in early charters to coin money, 215; gives facts respecting last will of Gen. Henry Jackson and papers of the Cincinnati in his custody, 251 n.; Francis Parkman’s letter to, 335; paper on Andrew and Peter Faneuil, and Peter Baynton and his Sutton lands, 366–370; communicates paper on Massachusetts Election sermons by Lindsay Swift, 388; his List of Election sermons and preachers referred to, 390, 436, 449, 450; a blank left in this list probably filled, 395; gives text of Russell’s Election sermon for 1665, 398 n.; his conjecture as to Rev. John Danforth’s name confirmed, 409; note on Star Tavern in Boston, 409 n. See also Colonial Society; Treasurer.

    Edinburgh, Scotland, 450.

    Education, of settlers at Wells, Me., 297; solicitude of Election preachers for, 444. See also Free schools; Schools.

    Edward VI., King of England, rise of Puritanism in reign of, 228, 230, 231; Prayer Book of, 229; subsidence of Protestantism at death of, 231.

    Election, doctrine of, according to Calvin, 134.

    Election-day, 420; change of date of, 431, 445 and note; no Roman Catholic clergyman took part in ceremonies of, 449.

    Election Preachers, misunderstanding between Magistrates and Deputies as to choice of, 392; chosen alternately by each body, beginning with 1646, 394; fond of principles of liberty, 422; opposed to divine theory of government, 433; lists of — in Osgood’s and Bigelow’s sermons for 1809 and 1836, 432; in Pierce’s sermon for 1849, 433; in Quint’s sermon for 1866, 436; in Grinnell’s sermon for 1871 (by H. H. Edes), 390, 436, 449, 450; list of, who preached on more than one occasion, 448; those graduated for a long or short time, 448, 449; names of colleges where graduated, 449; non-graduates, 449; lists of preachers enumerated, 449; names of preachers from 1872 to 1884, with statistics, 450; years in which there were no preachers, 451; preachers whose sermons are not known to have been printed, 451.

    Election Sermons, Massachusetts, paper on, by Lindsay Swift, 388–451; extinction of, 388; origin of custom, 389, 390; early troubles connected with, 392, 394; gaps in series, 395; summary between 1634 and 1660, 397; first sermon preached which was printed, by Norton in 1661, 397; Higginson’s for 1663 first actually printed, 397; accounts of sermons from 1661 to 1700, 397–410; Sewall’s interest in, 405; curious words and phrases in, 416; finances of Province considered in, 417, 418; jealousy for charter rights shown in, 418; hints of Revolutionary spirit in, 419–425; during Revolution, 425–428; anti-Gallic sentiments in, 429; great freedom of speech in, by Federalists, 430; Rev. John Pierce’s zeal for collecting, 433; number of copies of editions, 434; during Civil War, 435, 436; lack of interest shown in, 437; probable cause of abolition of custom, 438, 439; attitude towards slavery, 439–441; treatment of intemperance in, 441–444; places of delivery, 445; occasional substitutes for, 448; the custom in other New England States, 446, 447; sets of, in various libraries, 447, 448; lists of, 449; tabulation of, from 1872 to 1884, 450; years in which none were preached, 451; list of sermons preached but not printed, 451.

    Elections, frequent, encouraged in Webster’s Election sermon for 1777, 427; purity of early, 429.

    Eleemosynary funds, incorporation of deacons and church wardens to hold, 211.

    Elijah’s Mantle, abridgment of Stoughton’s Election sermon for 1668 in, 399.

    Eliot, Rev. Andrew, affirms his attachment to the mother-country in Election sermon for 1765, 421; his letter to Hollis referred to, 421 n.

    Eliot, Charles William, President of Harvard College, address at commemorative service in honor of Francis Parkman quoted, 330; same mentioned, 348.

    Eliot, Hugh, licensed as discoverer, 186.

    Eliot, Rev. John, Apostle to the Indians (d. 1690), 118; his Indian Grammar Begun mentioned, 31; revision of second edition of Indian Bible, 309; nothing known of his Election sermon of 1659, 396; this sermon never printed, 451; remonstrates against selling Indians into slavery, 439.

    Eliot, Rev. John (d. 1813), of committee to prepare lists of Election and other sermons for Massachusetts Historical Society, 447.

    Eliot, Samuel, 175.

    Elizabeth, Queen of England, 233; her grants to Gilbert and Raleigh, 186; revival of Puritanism under, 229, 230; Protestants flock back on accession of, 232.

    Elizabeth, vessel, 1634, 133.

    Ellet, William, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Ellis, Rev. George Edward, his tribute to Henry Wheatland quoted, 42 n.; his Life of Anne Hutchinson cited, 121 n.

    Emancipation, Samuel Sewall makes first public plea for, 439; favored in Stillman’s Election sermon for 1779, 440.

    Embargo of 1807, 430.

    Emery, Rev. Samuel, Council orders payment of fifteen pounds to, 293; death of, 300.

    Emmons, Rev. Nathaniel, a reprint of his Election sermon for 1798, made in the New England Telegraph, 429.

    Endicott, John, Governor of Massachusetts, arrival of, in Salem, 77; Cradock’s advice to, regarding policy of Massachusetts Company, 190; further instructions to, 192; his copy of Ravenscroft’s Sternhold and Hopkins, 235.

    Endicott, William, Jr., A.M., xviii; a founder of this Society, 12; of Committee to audit accounts of Treasurer, 115; report as member of Auditing committee, 154.

    Endicott, Hon. William Crowninshield, LL.D., xix, 1; elected Resident member, 20.

    Engines, for cutting of grass, exclusive right granted in 1655, 201 n.; of mills to go by water, patent for, granted in 1646, 201 n.

    England, 93, 96, 114 n., 116, 117, 126, 133, 158, 188, 189, 196, 209, 231, 232, 272 n., 279–283, 287, 302, 304, 305, 327, 431; Laws of, 110; Laws of Massachusetts Bay Company not to be repugnant to those of, 184, 189, 190; meetings of Company not required in, 185; foreign Protestants ordered from, during reign of Bloody Mary, 229; Protestantism subsides in, at death of Edward VI., 231; emigrants from, to New Somersetshire, 278; war declared against, in 1702, by France, 293; friendly feeling in, towards American colonists at outbreak of Revolution, 386, 387.

    — Church of. See Church of England.

    English Reformation, little sympathy of Lutherans with, 229.

    English Reformed Church, breach in, over Prayer Book of Edward VI., 229.

    Episcopal Church in Massachusetts, Diocesan Convention has materials relating to, 42 n.

    Episcopal churches in Massachusetts Province, Wardens of, incorporated to hold eleemosynary funds, 211.

    Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, historical materials formerly kept in, 42 n.

    Episcopalians in Boston, efforts of, to evade laws for support of Congregationalist ministry, 142; wholly exempted from ministerial rates, 143.

    Epps, Capt. Daniel, 405.

    Equality, natural, upheld in Williams’s Election sermon for 1762, 421; often proclaimed by preachers before Revolution, 423; maintained in Hitchcock’s Election sermon for 1774, 425; also in Stillman’s Election sermon for 1779, 427; doubted in Kendal’s Election sermon for 1804, 429.

    Essex County, Mass., 123, 129; Essex Historical Society founded to collect materials relating to civil history of, 41; men from, sent to Wells, 290.

    Essex County Convention, 1774, 165, 166.

    Essex County Natural History Society, 40, 41.

    Essex Historical Society, incorporated in 1821, 40, 41.

    Essex Institute, 42 n., 164; formed in 1848, 40; object of, publications, 41; Historical Collections cited, 41 n., 121 n.; relics in historical department, 42; Library, set of Election sermons in, 448.

    Essex regiment, Daniel Denison, Major of, 127.

    Essex Resolves, 179.

    Essex Street, Salem, first cottages of Old Planters on, 77.

    Established Church. See Church of England.

    Estabrook, Rev. Joseph, 412; Election sermon for 1705 quoted, 412; Sewall’s Diary quoted as to this sermon, 412.

    Estaing, Charles Hector, Comte d’, medal of Society of the Cincinnati voted to, 248.

    Este, Thomas, his harmonized edition of Sternhold and Hopkins, 234 n., 235.

    Esto Perpetua, motto on reverse of medal of Society of the Cincinnati, 244, 247, 254.

    Europe, 114, 327, 344, 349.

    Eustis-Street Burying-Ground, Roxbury, preservation of, 266.

    Everell, James, shoemaker in Boston, 197.

    Everett, Rev. Charles Carroll, LL. D., xix; elected Resident member, 115; asks blessing at Annual dinner, 385.

    Exchange Tavern, Boston, Samuel Sewall dines at, 416.

    Exeter, England, 360.

    Exeter, N. H., 284, 298 n.; names of founders in 1638, 275; comes under rule of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 276.

    Exeter Associates, at Wells, 277, 279; most of, do not support Bay party, 283; character of descendants of, 297; their descendants leaders at Wells until after Revolution, 303.

    Exeter Colony, members of, accompany Wheelwright to Hampton, 280.

    Exeter Combination, 276.

    Exeter Company, 284; departure of most of its members from Wells, 279.

    Facsimiles of — Lady Mowlson’s deed of gift, 1643, frontispiece; Petition for incorporation of Beverly, opposite 79; Sewall’s The Selling of Joseph, opposite 85; titlepage of John Saffin’s pamphlet in reply to Sewall, opposite 102; three pages of account-books kept by John Richards, Treasurer of Harvard College in 1686, 1687, opposite 205, 206; draught in handwriting of Washington of Articles of Association of Society of the Cincinnati, opposite 244, 245.

    Fairfield, Conn., 114 n.

    Falmouth, Me., destroyed by French and Indians, 289.

    Faneuil, Andrew, his death, 367; probable partnership with his nephew Peter, 367; leaves him a great fortune, 367.

    Faneuil, Benjamin, father of Peter, association of, with Huguenots at Narragansett, 368.

    Faneuil, Marie, sister of Peter, afterwards Phillips, 367.

    Faneuil, Peter, extract from letter to Peter Baynton, 114; reference to this extract, 366; partnership with his uncle Andrew, 367; his arrival in Boston, 367; his birth in New Rochelle, N. Y., 367 n.; commercial relations with Peter Baynton, 368.

    Faneuil Hall, Boston, 49 n.

    Farley, Michael, 387.

    Farmers’ Almanack, 317.

    Farnandus, Francis, 186.

    Federalists, their strong sentiments against French Revolution shown in Election sermons, 429, 430.

    Fellows Orchard, grant of, to Harvard College, 204.

    Felt, Rev. Joseph Barlow, Massachusetts Archives arranged by, 377; his Memoirs of American Discoveries, Colonization, Commerce, and Fishery mentioned, 38; statistical papers by, mentioned, 39; assumption by, regarding ordinance incorporating Beverly, 81; his History of Ipswich cited, 117 n.

    Fetter Lane, London, 375.

    Fifth-Day Lectures. See Thursday Lectures.

    Fifth Monarchy men, 281.

    Fifth of March observed until close of Revolution, 171.

    Fifth of March Orations, remarks on, by Abner C. Goodell, Jr., 172–176.

    Finances of the Province, referred to, in Election sermons, 415, 417, 418.

    Finney, Joshua, testimony of, regarding conduct of slave Adam, 108.

    Firewood, invention by John Clarke in 1652 for saving, 201 n.; character of invention unknown, 202 n.

    Firmin, Rev. Giles, 441; assertion quoted as to virtuous condition of New England, 443; authenticity of assertion doubted, 443 n.

    First Church of Beverly, of Boston, of Cambridge, of Salem. See names of these places.

    Fish, Gabriel, 275 n.; arrested for speaking against his Majesty, 276.

    Fisher, Deacon Jabez, of Wrentham, 387.

    Fiske, John, 344 n., 348 n.; address at memorial service in honor of Francis Parkman quoted, 343; same mentioned, 348.

    Fiske, Rev. Samuel, curious spelling in his Election sermon for 1731, 416.

    Fitchburg Historical Society, 267; organization, etc., of, 61.

    Fletcher, Lieut. Pemberton, Pembleton, or Pendleton, 288.

    Flint, Mr. See Flynt, Rev. Henry.

    Flint, Rev. James, reference to capture of Washington in his Election sermon for 1815, 431.

    Florida, 344.

    Flynt, Rev. Henry, of Braintree, Election sermon for 1657 wrongly ascribed to, 396 n.

    Folger family, 367 n.

    Foljambe, Rev. Samuel Wesley, biographical items relating to, 450.

    Folsom, George, his Saco and Biddeford mentioned, 271 n.

    Foote, Rev. Henry Wilder, his Annals of King’s Chapel cited, 419 n.

    Ford, John, of Buckley Abbey, Suffolk, 278 n.

    Ford, Mariam, marriage with John Winthrop, 278 n.

    Foreign coin, made legal tender by Virginia Assembly, 218; by Massachusetts Colony at certain valuations, 220; additional charter needed to make it current in Massachusetts Colony, 222; Andros regulates value of, 224.

    Foreigners, importation of, objected to, by Mayhew in 1754, 419.

    Fort Halifax, 301.

    Fort Hill, Boston, 324.

    Fort Mary, Saco River, 301.

    Fort William Henry, 325 n.

    Foster, Rev. Edmund, in favor of War of 1812, 431.

    Foster, Jedediah, 387.

    Foster, John, printer, Hubbard’s Election sermon for 1676, printed by, 403.

    Foster, Capt. and Hon. John, of Boston (d. 1710–11), 94, 366, 409.

    Founders of New England, Preliminary conference called to form Society to commemorate, 2.

    Fowler, William Chauncey, his Memorial of the Chaunceys cited, 418 n.

    Fox, George, the Quaker, 136.

    Foxcroft, Rev. Thomas, his Thursday Lecture for 23 Nov., 1727, attended as an Election sermon, 416.

    Framingham, Mass., 416.

    Framingham Historical and Natural History Society, incorporation, etc., of, 59.

    France, 93, 301, 327, 356; medal of Society of the Cincinnati designed to commemorate friendship between officers of America and, 247, 248; declares war against England in 1702, 293; hatred of, shown by Federalist Election preachers, 429, 430.

    Francis I., of France, 230.

    Franconia, N. H., 324.

    Frankfort-on-the-Main, troubles at, due to differences over Edward VI.’s Prayer-book, 229.

    Franklin, Benjamin, antipathy towards Society of the Cincinnati, 252; committee appointed to receive from, fund for relief of sufferers by battle of Lexington, 387.

    Free-Library Commission of Massachusetts, first report of, 23.

    Free Schools, Shepard’s Election sermon of 1672 pleads for, 401.

    Free Speech, over-indulgence in, by Election preachers, 430.

    Freeman’s oath, 118, 120.

    Freetown, Mass., 176.

    French, Stephen, surety on Jane Kind’s bond, 366.

    French, The, 419.

    French and Indian War, 418; anxiety shown concerning, in Election sermons, 420.

    French Archives, mention of engraving of Louisburg in, 270.

    French Calvinist Psalter, 231, 234.

    French claimants to Acadia and Cape Breton, 124.

    French Revolution, horror of preachers in New England over, 429, 430.

    French ships and goods, Commissioners for French goods appointed to arrest all, 1627, 159 n.

    French tunes, in English psalmody, 232, 237.

    Fresh Pond, Cambridge, 440.

    Friends, Quakers so called in 1803, for first time in legislation of Massachusetts, 144; Society of. See Quakers.

    Frink, Rev. Thomas, peculiarities of his Election sermon for 1758, 420.

    Frontier Family, A., paper by E. M. Wheelwright on the Wheelwright family, 271–303.

    Frost, Major Charles, appointed one of Council of the Province of Maine, 287 n.; commander of colonial forces in Maine, 1689, 288; despatch from, quoted, 289; killed by Indians, 291.

    Frothingham, Rev. Nathaniel Langdon, his The Shade of the Past cited, 446 n.

    Fugitive slave law, disobedience to, declared to be a duty in Wolcott’s Election sermon for 1853, 441.

    Fuller, Hon. Melville Weston, LL.D., Chief Justice of the United States, xi, xix; elected an Honorary member, 75; his letter of acceptance, 145.

    Funerals, excessive attending of, rebuked in Joseph Sewall’s Election sermon for 1724, 416.

    Furber, Rev. Daniel Little, his Election sermon for 1881 passes through two editions, 438; mentioned, 450.

    Gace, John, marries widow of John Denison, 116.

    Gage, Gen. Thomas, copy of his commission to the Governorship of Massachusetts presented to this Society, 76; revokes writs for convening Assembly at Salem in October, 1774, 163; Gad Hitchcock preaches Election sermon in 1774 before, 425; censures Langdon’s sermon at Watertown, 1775, 426.

    Gallatin, Albert, his Synopsis of the Indian Tribes of North America mentioned, 36.

    Gallop, Samuel, 88; Sheriff of Bristol County, 94 n.; witness to John Saffin’s instrument emancipating his slave Adam, 107.

    Gally, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Gaming in high life inveighed against in 1773, 425.

    Garden Street, Cambridge, 319.

    Gardner, Henry, of Stowe, Treasurer of Massachusetts Bay, resolution of Bristol Convention of 1775, to pay money to, 255, 256.

    Gardner, Henry Joseph, Governor of Massachusetts, 435.

    Garrett, John, 360.

    Gay, Frederick Lewis, xiii, xviii; elected a Resident member, 75; presents original commission of Charles de la Tour as Lieutenant-General of Acadia, 356; thanked by Society, 357.

    General Commandery of the Naval Legion, First Triennial Congress of, 49 n.

    General Courts of the New England Confederacy, 127.

    Geneva, Switzerland, 229; completion of French Calvinist Psalter in, 231; editions of Sternhold and Hopkins in, 232.

    Genevan Psalter, editions cited, 232, 234.

    George I., King of England, 369 n.

    George III., King of England, allegiance to, yielded by Bristol Convention of 1774, 178; character of, extolled in Stevens’s Election sermon for 1761, 420; loyalty to, expressed in Parsons’s Election sermon for 1772, 424.

    George, Lydia, wife of John George, and daughter of Rev. Samuel Lee, sister-in-law of John Saffin, 105.

    George, Lake, 325.

    Georgetown College, Ky., 450.

    Georgia, 249.

    Gérard de Rayneval, Conrad Alexandre, medal of Society of the Cincinnati to be given to, 248.

    Gerard, Dorothy (Radcliffe), 160 n., 354.

    Gerard, Frances, afterwards Radcliffe, 354.

    Gerard, Sir Gilbert, 160 n., 352, 354.

    Gerard, William, of Gray’s Inn, 354.

    Gerard, William, of Harrow-on-the-Hill, 354.

    Germany, origin of Antinomianism in, 122; Lutherans in, have little sympathy with English Reformation, 220.

    Gerrard. See Gerard.

    Gerrish, Joseph, 387.

    Gerrish, Samuel, his book-shop, 405.

    Gibson, James, his Journal of the late Siege at Cape Breton cited, 269 n.

    Giffard, John, 196.

    Gilbert, Sir Humphrey, 277; Elizabeth’s grant to, 186.

    Gilbert, Capt. Raleigh, 277.

    Glass Works, monopoly granted to undertakers of, 195.

    Glassenbury tune, 235.

    Gloucester, England, See of, John Hooper nominated to, 229.

    Gloucester, Mass., 302 n.; headquarters of Cape Ann Historical Society, 61.

    Godfrey, Edward, of Agamenticus, 278, 285; Governor of Province of Maine, 282; presses Gorges claim, 284.

    Goff Memorial building, Rehoboth, Mass., 56.

    Goffe, Col. William, the regicide, 398.

    Goldsmith, Oliver, 316.

    Goodale, George Lincoln, LL.D., xix; elected Resident member, 157.

    Goodell, Abner Cheney, Jr., A.M., x, xi, xii, xiii, xviii, 171, 172, 374, 375; elected Resident member, 13; support afforded to, as editor of Province Laws, by Massachusetts Historical Society, 28; delivers address at celebration of Bi-centennial anniversary of the Salem Witchcraft, at Danvers, 62; presented to this Society by President, 75; one of Commissioners on the publication of the Acts and Resolves of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, 75 n.; gives full set of copies of Commissions and Instructions of Royal Governors of Massachusetts Bay and of Commissions of the Lieutenant-Governors and Secretaries of the Province, 76; this gift and permission to use illustrations mentioned, 148, 149; facts obtained by, in England concerning these documents, 374, 375; gives photo-lithographic copies of Petition from inhabitants of Bass River, 76; paper on Beverly and settlement at Bass River, with map, 77; gives particulars of controversy between Samuel Sewall and Judge John Saffin, 84; paper on John Saffin and his slave Adam, 85–112; same cited, 439 n.; objects to offering of thanks to members for papers and addresses, 113; of Nominating committee, 115; his Biographical Sketch of Thomas Maule, cited, 121 n.; his remarks on Antinomian controversy, 132–140; the same mentioned, 121 n., and cited, 273 n.; note by, on the Quakers as propagandists of religious liberty in Massachusetts, 140–145; remarks on original minutes of Bristol Convention, September, 1774, 163–171; his opinion of violent proceedings attending and preceding Revolution, especially of “Boston Massacre,” 167–171; rejoinder to E. G. Porter as to the true purpose of Fifth of March Orations, 172–174; character and person of Crispus Attucks, 174; condemns lawless spirit of Boston Tea Party and other outbreaks, 174, 175; value of new material furnished by, regarding early government of Harvard College, 209 n.; calls attention to legal recognition by Crown of the College as a corporation, 210 n.; on treatment of Province Laws passed during Revolutionary period, 212 n.; remarks upon A. McF. Davis’s paper on Colonial corporations, 214, 215; identifies Washington’s handwriting in draught of plan for establishing Society of the Cincinnati, 238; concludes that draught was written by Samuel Shaw, viii, viii*; critical remarks upon document, 249–251, and on spirit of opposition to that Institution, 252–254; remarks on original minutes of Bristol Convention, 4, 5 January, 1775, 256, 257; opinion on supposed portrait of John Higginson, 281; communications regarding burial-place of John Saffin and family of John Kind, 358–366; speaks at Annual dinner, 385.

    Goodell, Robert, early settler in Salem on Ipswich River in what is now Peabody, 133.

    Goodwin, William Watson, D.C.L., xi, xiii, xvii, xviii, 159 n., 352; elected Resident member, 13; president of Boston Branch of Archeological Institute of America, 52; moves thanks of Society to Mr. Goodell, 113; occupies chair in absence of President, 115, 351; elected Vice-President, 155, 385; speaks at first Annual dinner, 156; remarks on Lady Mowlson Scholarship, 158–162.

    Gookin, —, 325.

    Gookin, Gen. Daniel, his Historical Collections of the Indians mentioned, 29; his Historical Account of the Doings and Sufferings of the Christian Indians of New England mentioned, 36.

    Gordon, Rev. William, his History of the Revolution quoted, 422; preaches sermon before House of Representatives, 19 July, 1775, 425; holds that Colonists might have separated peacefully, 426; this sermon printed at Watertown, 426 n.; preaches before General Court, 14 July, 1777, 426; opposed to slavery, 440.

    Gore, Samuel, house painter, of Boston, 311.

    Gore Hall, Harvard College, Louisburg cross on, 269 and note, 270.

    Gorgeana, York, incorporated as, 189; joins a Combination against government by Bay Colony, 282.

    Gorges, Sir Ferdinando, 277; his Briefe Narrative mentioned, 31; grants to, 188; given all privileges of Bishop of Durham, 226; Sir Ferdinando Gorges and his Province of Maine cited, 227 n.; death of, 282; his rights confirmed, 287; grant from, to John Wheelwright and his associates, 284; claim of, confirmed by a committee of Parliament, 284; appoints council of twelve to govern Province, 284; claim of, supported by Charles II., 285; certain members of his party petition General Court to be taken under its government, 286.

    Gorges, Ferdinando, grandson of Sir Ferdinando, sells his rights in Province of Maine to Bay Colony, 287.

    Gorges, Robert, son of Sir Ferdinando, 277.

    Gorges, Thomas, nephew of Sir Ferdinando, 276, 277.

    Gorges, William, nephew of Sir Ferdinando, 277.

    Gorges family, colonists sent over by the, 278; contest with Bay Colony for jurisdiction in Maine, 283.

    Gorges Pedigree, mentioned, 277 n.

    Gorges Society Publications, cited, 277 n.

    Gosnold, Bartholomew, his Letter mentioned, 31.

    Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, LL.D., x, xi, xii, xiv, xvii, xviii, 3, 350; signs call for Preliminary conference to form this Society, 1; present at conference, 2; of Committee on Corporate Seal, 3; called to chair at meeting for organization, 4; elected President, 11, 155, 385; a founder of this Society, 12; presides at meetings of Society, 13, 16, 17, 72, 146, 157, 182, 216, 265, 371, 386; address at inaugural meeting, 17; absent from stated meeting, 115, 351; address of welcome at first Annual meeting of Society, 146; presides at Annual dinner, 156, 385; states Society’s needs of a fire-proof building, cabinet and library accommodations, 184; remarks on Panorama of Athens at Harvard College, 270 and note; friendship with Francis Parkman, 318; dinner given to, on his return from South America, 318; attainments in mathematics, 318; end of his “chumship” with Parkman, 319. See also Colonial Society: President.

    Government, civil, not determined by the Word of God, in opinion of Samuel Willard, 405; divine theory of, defended by A. H. Vinton, 433; human origin of, declared in Neale’s Election sermon for 1852, 434.

    Governors, Provincial, Royal Commissions to. See Royal Commissions.

    Graduates of colleges who have preached Election sermons, 449.

    Gragg family, 40 n.

    Granary Burying-Ground, Boston, 358.

    Grandville College, Ohio, 450.

    Grants, to adventurers, precedents in, 185–188; contemporaneous, 188, 189; review of powers delegated in, 189.

    Grass, exclusive right granted in 1655 to make engine for more speedy cutting of, 201 n.

    Grasse-Tilly, François Joseph Paul, Comte de, medal of Society of the Cincinnati to be given to, 248.

    Gray, Harrison, Treasurer of Province of Massachusetts, resolve of Bristol Convention of 1775 not to pay money to, 255, 256.

    Gray, Horace, on incorporation of towns in Massachusetts colony, 193, 194; cited, 192 n., 193 n., 195 n.

    Great Barrington, Mass., 51.

    Great Britain, 239, 244, 369 n.; Colonial policy of, in accord with results achieved by American Revolution, 170; minutes of Bristol Convention of 1774 deprecate breach between Colonies and, 177; charters to business corporations in, 213; stock-jobbing in, restrained by Act of Parliament, 213. See also Council of State; Public Record Office; Statutes at Large; Parliament; Privy Council.

    Great Falls, N. H., grant given to build saw-mill at, 292.

    Green, Charles Montraville, M.D., xviii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Green, Samuel, imprint of, 130 n.

    Green, Samuel Abbott, 271 n.; his Account of the Collections of the American Statistical Association mentioned, 39; owns rare Election sermon for 1699, 447; his List of Early American Imprints referred to, 450 and note.

    Green, Samuel Swett, A.M., xviii; his History of Worcester County mentioned, 38; elected Resident member, 115.

    Green Dragon Tavern, Boston, 412, 413.

    Green Street, Boston, 311, 313.

    Greene, Rev. Richard Gleason, defends the Election sermon as reverent public act, 444; biographical item relating to, 450.

    Greenfield, Mass., 328.

    Greenleaf, Benjamin, 387.

    Greenough, Capt. William, of Boston (d. 1693), 403.

    Gregg family, 40 n.

    Gregg Genealogy Company, 40 n.

    Greig family, 40 n.

    Griffin, Appleton Prentiss Clark, a Resident member, xix.

    Griffin, John, testimony regarding the conduct of Saffin’s slave Adam, at Castle Island, 112.

    Grinnell, Rev. Charles Edward, H. H. Edes’s List of Preachers in Election sermon by, for 1871, 390, 436, 449, 450.

    Grocers’ Company in London, Court of Assistants of, in 1614, 159.

    Groton Historical Society, organization of, 266, 267 n.

    Grouer, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Grove, Sir George, his Encyclopædia of Music cited, 228.

    Guernsey, 367 n.

    Guinea, importation of negroes from, 85 n., 86 n.

    Gunsalus, John, licensed as discoverer, 186.

    HACKETT, Frank W., his memoir of Samuel Maverick mentioned, 67.

    Hadley, Mass., regicides at Rev. John Russell’s house in, 398.

    Haines, Richards, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Hale, Rev. Edward Everett, uses tradition of Palatine Light for story, 32; his edition of Original documents … illustrating Raleigh’s First American Colony mentioned, 36; bureaucracy censured by, 435.

    Hale, Hon. George Silsbee, A.M., xviii, 321, 326; elected Resident member, 13; his Address on Francis Parkman cited, 326 n.; one of Parkman’s pall-bearers, 348; speaks at Annual dinner, 385.

    Hale, Rev. John, becomes a teacher at Bass River settlement, 78; supposed to have made preliminary entry in Beverly church records, 78; installed at Beverly, 84; asked by General Court to prepare for press copy of his Election sermon for 1684, 405, 451; no copy known, 405, 406, 451.

    Hales, John Groves, Maps of the Street Lines of Boston cited, 409 n.

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, 302, 310.

    Hall, Capt. Burgess, of Stratfield, Conn., son of Isaac Hall, Jr., 114.

    Hall, Caroline, afterwards Parkman, 304, 305.

    Hall, Francis, of New Haven, Fairfield and Stratford, son of Gilbert Hall, 114 n.

    Hall, Gilbert, emigrant from Kent, England, 114 n.

    Hall, Isaac, Jr., of Redding, Conn., 114 n.

    Hall, Joanna Cotton (Brooks), 305.

    Hall, Nathaniel, of Medford, 305, 311.

    Halles, possibly another spelling of the name of Rev. John Hale, 78.

    Hallowell family, 367 n.

    Halsey’s wharf, Boston, 364 and note.

    Hamilton, Rev. Benjamin Franklin, 450.

    Hammond, Capt. Johnson, presents to Massachusetts Council results of his Indian expedition, 299 n.; his bounty, 299 n.

    Hammond, Jonathan, 289; urges Council to assist Wells, 290.

    Hammond, Laurence, of Charlestown, 364 n.

    Hammond, Thomas, 161 n.

    Hampden, John, 352.

    Hampden County Convention, 1774, 165.

    Hampshire Gentry, 277.

    Hampton, N. H., 275, 298 n.; settlement at, planted by men of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 276; families of Exeter Colony settle at, 280.

    Hancock, John, 14, 427; chosen Chairman of Provincial Congress at Salem, and President at Concord, in 1774, 164; early account-books of Harvard College found in his stable loft, 206.

    Hancock, frigate, 310.

    Hankredge, Sarah, afterwards Cotton, 305.

    Hanover, N. J., 369 n.

    Hanover Street, Boston, 87 n., 308, 409 n.

    Hanserd Knollys Society, 272 n.

    Hargrave Stubbs, Cheshire, England, 353.

    Harleian Society’s Visitations of Essex cited, 277 n., 287 n.; Visitations of Devonshire cited, 277 n.; Visitations of Somersetshire cited, 277 n.; Visitations of Nottinghamshire cited, 278 n.

    Harper’s Magazine, articles by Francis Parkman in, 325, 327.

    Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, England, 160 n.

    Hart, Albert Bushnell, 59.

    Hartford, Conn., 200 n.

    Harvard, Rev. John, estate of, 203.

    Harvard, Mass., organization of Historical Society in, 44 n.

    Harvard College, 84, 258, 306, 307, 308, 309, 310, 315, 318, 341, 354, 379, 431, 433, 450; Corporation re-establishes Lady Mowlson Scholarship, 20, 21; its relations to First Church in Cambridge, 60; Historical Society at, 68; services of F. L. Ames as member of corporation of, 150; fac-simile of Lady Mowlson’s deed of gift, frontispiece; paper by W. W. Goodwin on Lady Mowlson Scholarship, 158–162; Sewall scholarship, 161; study of constitutional law at, 169; Corporation of, 184 n.; charter petitioned for, 198; defined, 198, 199; Overseers not incorporated according to Act of 1642, 199; Corporation, 203–210; language of Act of establishment in 1636, 203; probable site of first college building, 203, 204; early management of bequests, 204; college charter thought to have been vacated in 1684, 205; citation from college account-books in 1686, 1687, 205, 206, — fac-similes of two pages of same, opposite 205, 206; recovery of account-books found in Hancock’s stable, 206 n.; attempts to secure charter, 1692–1707, 207–209; Andros demands right of supervision of finances of, 210 and note, — remarks of A. C. Goodell, Jr., on importance of this assumption, 214; charter of, not repealed by vacation of colony charter, 214; existed during Colonial and Provincial period unchanged, 215; interest felt by F. L. Ames in, 261, 263; gift of Samuel Parkman to, for support of Theological professor, 308; gift of Rev. Francis Parkman for same purpose, 308; division of classes on entering (1840), 318; custom of Class Secretary of 1844, 327; Parkman’s bequest to, 331; gift of class of 1844 to, 332; steward’s account-books, 379; much in minds of early preachers, 411, 415; Stoddard’s comment on students in Election sermon for 1703, 411; Thomas Hollis’s gifts to, 1723, 415; complimentary allusion to, in 1732, 416; poverty of, alluded to in 1754, 419, 420; General Court prorogued to meet at, in November, 1752, 419 n.; Election preachers among graduates, 449. See also Lady Mowlson Scholarship.

    — Chit Chat Club, 321.

    — Dane Law School, 329.

    — Deturs, 318.

    — Divinity Hall, 329.

    — Fellows Orchard, 204.

    Harvard College (continued), First Gymnasium, 326.

    — Gore Hall: the Library, 236; Bibliographical Contributions cited, 32, 33 n., 48 n., 50 n., 53 n., 56 n., 66 n., 67 n.; Bulletin cited, 121 n., 269 n.; gift of books from Sir Kenelme Digby to, 188 n.; draught of original constitution of Society of the Cincinnati in, 244 n.; gifts to, contemplated by F. L. Ames, 263; Louisburg Cross on, 269 and note, 270.

    — Harvard Hall, 270, 423 n.

    — Hasty Pudding Club, 321.

    — Holworthy Hall, 318, 332, 334, 335.

    — Institute of 1770, 320, 321.

    — Lemonade Club, 321.

    — Massachusetts Hall, 319.

    — Memorial Hall, 332.

    — P. T. Δ., 321.

    — Sanders Theatre, 330, 343.

    See also Cambridge.

    Harvard Law Review quoted, 191 n.

    Harvard Natural History Society, 321.

    Harvard Square, Cambridge, 270.

    Harvey, Elizabeth (Radcliffe), 160 n.

    Harvey, James, 354.

    Haskins, David Greene, Jr., 67.

    Hassam, John Tyler, 352.

    Hassanamisco, now Sutton, Mass., 369.

    Hasty Pudding Club, 321.

    Hatfield, Mass., 415.

    Hathorne, Judge John, 100.

    Hathorne, Capt. William, one of embassy sent to treat with D’Aunay, 124.

    Haven, Mrs. Abner, her coffee-shop, 330.

    Haven, Rev. Jason, his Election sermon for 1769, 421.

    Haven, Samuel Foster, LL.D., his Historical Sketch of Efforts … to delineate and decipher the Inscriptions on Dighton Rock mentioned, 37; his Prehistoric American Occupation and Civilization mentioned, 37.

    Haven, Samuel Foster, M.D., his List in Thomas’s History of Printing in America quoted, 403.

    Haverhill, Mass., 305.

    Hawkins, Benjamin, 254 n.

    Hawley, Major Joseph, 387.

    Hawthorne. See Hathorne.

    Hazard, Thomas, of Boston Neck, R. I., 162 n.

    Hazard, Ebenezer, his State Papers cited, 185 n., 186 n., 187 n., 188 n., 189 n.

    Head, Henry, expelled from General Court, 140 n.; fined for seditious riot, 141.

    Hearne, Joseph, appointed counsel for slave Adam, 93; joins Thomas Newton in petitioning the Court to protect Adam, 95.

    Heath, Gen. William, viii*, 249.

    Heath Papers mentioned, 31.

    Heights of Abraham, Quebec, 341.

    Hell, fears expressed in 1732, that it is not eternal, 416; a more frequent preaching up of, advised in 1737, 417.

    Helme, Christopher, of Exeter, N. H., 275 n.

    Hemenway, Augustus, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 13; of committee on Treasurer’s accounts, 351.

    Hemenway, Mrs. Mary, bears expense of work done by Old South Historical Society, 62.

    Hemmenway, Rev. Moses, Resolves of General Court respecting possibility of his declining to preach Election sermon for 1784, 428 and note; denounces slavery, 440.

    Henley, Rev. John (Orator Henley), 86 n.

    Hennepin, Louis, his Account of the discovery of the River Mississippi mentioned, 36.

    Henry VII., King of England, grant to Cabot in 1496, 186.

    Henry VII., King of England, 230; letter to, from Cranmer quoted, 231.

    Heraldic Journal, cited, 132 n., 275 n.; mentioned, 133.

    Heralds College, 275 n., 302 n., 352.

    Herreck, Zackery, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Herrick, Henry, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Hertfordshire, England, 116, 117, 277.

    Hertfordshire Families, Pedigrees of, cited, 354.

    Hessians in fight at Oriskany, 70.

    Heylin, Rev. Peter, quoted, 233.

    Hibbins, William, 158.

    Hierarchy, English, advance upon Congregationalism in America, 418; jealousy in New England against, 422.

    Higginson, Rev. Francis, 42 n.

    Higginson, Rev. John, 281 n., 410, 413; his Election sermon of 1663, first actually printed, 393, 397; quoted, 398; copies presented by Sewall, 409; reprinting of, suggested by Thomas Prince, 417; Cotton Mather’s sermon on, quoted, 393, 397.

    Higginson, Col. Thomas Wentworth, uses tradition of Palatine Light subject for poem, 32.

    Higher Law, 441.

    Hill, Hamilton Andrews, his Boston’s Trade and Commerce for forty years, 1844–84, mentioned, 38.

    Hill, Rev. James Langdon, 437, 449, 450.

    Hill, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Hill, Valentine, 196, 197, 199 n.

    Hill, Zabulon, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Hill v. Boston, cited, 192 n., 193 n., 195 n.

    Hills, Joseph, on commission, in 1654, to revise Massachusetts Colony laws, 126 n.

    Hilton, Gustavus Arthur, LL.B., ix, xi, xii, xviii, 1, 3, 163, 165, 249; attended Preliminary conference, 2; meeting of signers of Articles of association of this Society at his office, 4; a founder of this Society, 12; first stated meeting at his office, 13; makes first gift to this Society, 14; thanked by Society, 15; special meeting at his office, 16; gives original minutes of Bristol Conventions of September, 1774, and January, 1775, from papers of General Cobb, 162, 163; thanked for this gift, 181; text of these documents, 176–181, 255, 256; gives draught, in handwriting of Washington, of Articles of association of Society of the Cincinnati, 238; searches for missing portion of this draught, 251; thanked for this gift, 254.

    Hinckley Papers, mentioned, 31.

    Hingham, Mass., 78, 412.

    Historical documents, importance of printing in full, 113.

    Historical Hall, Taunton, 43.

    Historical Magazine, cited, 393 n., 447 n.

    Historical manuscripts, large collection in possession of Massachusetts Historical Society, 32.

    Historical, Natural History, and Library Society of South Natick, 267, 268; incorporation, etc., 46.

    Historical Societies, definition of, 22; general scope of these organizations in Massachusetts, 23, 24; full information desired concerning, 149; emendations of list of, published by American Historical Association in 1894, 266–268.

    Historical Societies and organizations having alleged purposes of a similar nature in Massachusetts; namely:

    — American Antiquarian Society, 33.

    — American Congregational Association, 65.

    — American Statistical Association, 38.

    — Anchor Club, Lynn, 68 n.

    — Archaeological Institute of America, Massachusetts Branch, Boston, 52.

    — Backus Historical Society, 42.

    — Bedford Historical Society, 63 n.

    — Berkshire Athenæum, 67.

    — Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, Pittsfield, 50.

    — Beverly Historical Society, 60.

    — Boston Numismatic Society, 67.

    — Bostonian Society, 53.

    — Bunker Hill Monument Association, Charlestown, 65.

    — Canton Historical Society, 45.

    — Cape Ann Historical Society, Gloucester, 61.

    — Cape Cod Historical Society, Yarmouth, 54.

    — Chelsea Veteran Firemen’s Association, 68 n.

    — Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 63.

    — Concord Antiquarian Society, 57.

    — Congregational Library Association, 65, 66.

    — Connecticut Valley Historical Society, 49.

    — Danvers Historical Society, 61.

    — Daughters of the Revolution, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 266.

    — Dedham Historical Society, 43.

    — Dorchester Antiquarian and Historical Society, 43.

    — Dorchester Historical Society, 60.

    — Essex Institute, Salem, 40.

    — Fitchburg Historical Society, 61.

    — Framingham Historical and Natural History Society, 59.

    — Groton Historical Society, 266.

    — Historical, Natural History, and Library Society of South Natick, 46.

    — Historical Society, Boston. See Massachusetts Historical Society.

    — Historical Society of Old Newbury, 51.

    — Historical Society of the New England Conference, 53 n.

    — Historical Society of Watertown, 58.

    — Hyde Park Historical Society, 58.

    Historical Societies and organizations (continued): —

    — Lexington Historical Society, 56.

    — Lynn Natural History Society, 68.

    — Malden Historical Society, 57.

    — Manchester Historical Society, 57.

    — Massachusetts Historical Society, 24.

    — Massachusetts Society. See Colonial Society.

    — Massachusetts Society of Colonial Dames of America, 63 n.

    — Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 48 n.

    — Medfield Historical Society, 60.

    — Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, 47.

    — Naval Legion of the United States, 49 n., 68.

    — New England Historic Genearlogical Society, 39.

    — New England Methodist Historical Society, 53.

    — Oak Tree Association, Charlemont, 67.

    — Old Colony Historical Society, Taunton, 43.

    — Old Residents’ Historical Society of Lowell, 44.

    — Old South Historical Society, 62.

    — Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, 45.

    — Prince Society, 66.

    — Quincy Historical Society, 182, 183.

    — Rehoboth Antiquarian Society, 56.

    — Roxbury Military Historical Society, 48 n.

    — Rumford Historical Association, Woburn, 51.

    — Shepard Historical Society, Cambridge, 59.

    — Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 63 n.

    — Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 49 n.

    — Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 157, 158 n.

    — Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 386.

    — Universalist Historical Society, Tufts College, 49.

    — Wakefield Historical Society, 63 n.

    — Webster Historical Society, 55 n.

    — Westborough Historical Society, 59.

    — Weymouth Historical Society, 52.

    — Winchester Historical and Genealogical Society, 55.

    — Worcester County Historical Society, 37 n.

    — Worcester Society of Antiquity, 46.

    Historical Society, Boston, first name of the Massachusetts Historical Society, which see.

    Historical Society, Rehoboth, 56 n.

    Historical Society, South Natick, 46 n.

    Historical Society of Old Newbury, its name, collections, and publications, 51; meetings, 52.

    Historical Society of the New England Conference, organization and discontinuance of, 53 n.

    Historical Society of Watertown, incorporation, etc., 58.

    Historical Work in Massachusetts, paper on, by A. McF. Davis, 21–71; remarks on, by H. E. Woods, 157.

    History, American, one object of Massachusetts Historical Society to multiply copies of rare books on, 30; spirit in which it should be written, 69, 70, 71.

    Hitchcock, Abby Little (afterwards Tyler), 425.

    Hitchcock, Rev. Edward, 434.

    Hitchcock, Rev. Gad, in 1774 preaches for the last time Election sermon before His Majesty’s Council, 425; reprint of this sermon in 1885, 425.

    Hoar, Ebenezer Rockwood, address by, before Concord Lyceum, 57 n.

    Hoar, Rev. Leonard, President of Harvard College, 202.

    Hoare, William, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Hobart, Rev. Jeremiah, son of Rev. Peter Hobart, of Hingham, becomes teacher at Bass Rock settlement, 78.

    Hobart, Rev. Joshua, son of Rev. Peter Hobart, of Hingham, 78.

    Hobart, Rev. Peter, of Hingham, 78.

    Holland, 117, 236, 237; tunes brought by Pilgrims from, 228.

    Hollis, Thomas, 415.

    Hollis-Street Church, several Election sermons preached in, 445.

    Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 349.

    Holten, Dr. Samuel, of Danvers, 387.

    Holworthy Hall, Harvard College, 318, 332, 334, 335.

    Holy Spirit, inward movement of, 136; immanence of, 137.

    Holyoke, Rev. Edward, President of Harvard College, does not approve tone of Election sermons, 417.

    Homans, John, 2d, M.D., elected Resident member, 265.

    Homer, 315.

    Hood, George, his History of Music in New England, 228.

    Hooke, Francis, appointed one of Council of Province of Maine, 287 n.

    Hooker, Rev. Thomas, 390.

    Hooper, Edward William, LL.B., xix; elected Resident member, 157; of committee on Treasurer’s accounts, 351.

    Hooper, Helen Angier (Ames), 264.

    Hooper, John, Bishop of Gloucester and Worcester, the first Puritan, 229; a victim of Bloody Mary, 229.

    Hooper, Rev. Joseph, his Protestant Episcopal Church in Berkshire mentioned, 50.

    Hooper, Robert Chamblet, 264.

    Hooper family, 367 n.

    Hopkins, Albert, 50.

    Hopkins, Edward, Governor of Connecticut, 318.

    Hopkins, John, his supplement to Sternhold’s Psalms, 231. See also Sternhold and Hopkins.

    Horse-trading, inveighed against, in 1741, 418.

    Horticulture, fondness for, shown by Frederick L. Ames, 261.

    Hoskall, Roger, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    House Journals (Massachusetts), their loss mentioned, 364.

    Howard, Rev. Simeon, speaks against corrupt morals in 1780, 427.

    Howe, Archibald Murray, A.M., xiii, xix; elected Resident member, 157; presents emendations to list of Historical Societies by American Historical Association, 266.

    Hubbard, Rev. William, his History of New England mentioned, 29, 30; sneers of Savage at, 29 n.; praised by Charles Deane, 29 n.; his History of the Indian Wars in New England quoted, 129; publishes treatise by Daniel Denison in Funeral sermon on him, 130 and note; same sermon quoted, 131; quoted on Anne Hutchinson, 137 and note; bibliographical interest connected with his Election sermon for 1676, 403.

    Hudson, John Elbridge, LL.B., a Resident member, xix.

    Hudson, William, 199 n.

    Hudson River, 248, 250.

    Hughes, John, Archbishop, toast to, 435.

    Huguenot Memorial Society, Oxford, incorporation and aim of, 54 n.

    Huguenots, 368.

    Hull, John, his Diaries mentioned, 36; estate on Mill Creek conveyed to, by John Saffin, 87 n.; memorandum taken from his Character Book, 395 n., 396 n.

    Hull Street, Boston, 358, 363.

    Humberston, Lincolnshire, 272 n.

    Hunt, William Morris, 320, 327, 342.

    Huntington, Rt. Rev. Frederick Dan, his Election sermon for 1858 quoted, 444.

    Hutchinson, Mrs. Anne (Marbury), the Antinomian, wife of William, 273, 275 and note, 279, 281; condemned in 1637, 121; summary of her character, charges against, and sentence upon, 122; her offence in minds of contemporaries defined, 133; present meaninglessness of charge of heresy against, 134; teachings of, similar to those of Tauler, 136; her sudden perception of Divine voice, 136; her heresy now accepted, 137; her sweetness of character, 137 and note; more than a match for clergy, 138; injustice of fathers of New England toward, 140.

    Hutchinson, Eliakim, chosen representative for Wells, Maine, 1742, 301.

    Hutchinson, Elisha, 94, 403.

    Hutchinson, Mary, second wife of Rev. John Wheelwright, 273, 275 n., 280.

    Hutchinson, Samuel, 275 and note; probable removal to Dover, N. H., 279.

    Hutchinson, Mrs. Susanna, mother-in-law of Rev. John Wheelwright, 273.

    Hutchinson, Susanna (Junior), wife of Augustine Storre, 275 n.

    Hutchinson, Thomas, Governor of Massachusetts, 423; his History of Massachusetts Bay cited, 122 n., 280 n.; quoted, 390 and note, 407, 441, 442; his Collection of Original Papers cited, 131 n., 221 n.; yields to demand for removal of regular forces, 173; on Cromwell’s courtesy towards John Wheelwright, 281; on Cotton’s Election sermon for 1634, 390; letter of Ezra Stiles to, quoted, 392.

    Hutchinson, William, 275 n.

    Hutchinson family, 367 n.; not admitted in Heralds College as an arms-bearing family, 275 n.

    Hutchinson Papers mentioned, 66; cited, 86 n.

    Hyde Park Historical Society, incorporation, etc., 58.

    Ill Newes from New England. See Clark, John.

    Inches, John Chester, xi, xviii; signs call for Preliminary conference, 1; present at Preliminary conference, 2; moves appointment of committee to prepare draught of by-laws, 2; present at meeting for Organization, 4; elected Councillor, 11; a founder of this Society, 12; vote of thanks to, for his services as member of Council, 156.

    Incorporation, laws regarding certificate of, in Massachusetts, 380. See also Corporations.

    Independents, 236.

    Indian Bible, 309. See also Eliot, John.

    Indians of America, 125; stories of those in fight at Oriskany, 70; compact made with chief of, about Newtown, 119; path of, from Roxbury to Ipswich, 121; rumors in 1643 of conspiracy among, 123; monopoly of trade with, granted to company of adventurers in 1643–44, 196; traffic with, in Exeter, N. H., 276; attack on Saco, 1689, 288; methods of attack, 296; as enlisted men in Massachusetts Bay Colony, 299 n.; inroads of, upon Huguenot settlements in 1696, 368; grants by, of Sutton lands, 369, 370; account of, in Noyes’s Election sermon for 1698, 410; little concerning, in earlier Election sermons, 414; unfeeling reference to, in Shepard’s Election sermon for 1715, 414; wish for conversion of, in Mayhew’s Election sermon for 1754, 419; sins among, 442; drunkenness of, 443. See also Dakotah, Nipmug, Sagamore Snake Indians.

    Inquisition, 69.

    Institute of 1770, 320, 321.

    Intemperance, as treated in Election sermons, 441–444.

    Inventions, patents granted for, in Colony, 201 n., 202 n.

    Iowa College, an Election preacher a graduate of, 449, 450.

    Ipswich, England, 133.

    Ipswich, Mass., 79, 129, 236, 273, 279, 412; sends messengers to installation at Beverly, 84; Wood’s description of, quoted, 120; becomes home of Daniel Denison, 121; services of Denison to, 121; sums subscribed in, to pay Denison for military services, 123; County Court at, 124; Grammar School, 124; feoffees of Grammar School incorporated, 1756, 211, — again incorporated, 1772, 212; burning of Denison’s house in, 127; Denison’s grave in, 132; Burying Ground in, 133; Town Hill, 133.

    Ipswich Historical Society, 268; has neither charter nor constitution, 60 n.

    Ipswich River, 121, 133.

    Ireland, 93, 450; Cromwell’s scheme for colonizing, with New England settlers, 124, 125.

    Irenicon, or a Salve for New England’s Sore, by Daniel Denison, quoted, 130 and note.

    Irish, plan to exclude, from settling in New England, except such as are liked, 125; proposed colony of, in New England, 409.

    Iron works, monopoly granted to undertakers of, in 1643–44, 196; suit of, 196 and note, 197 n.; conveyance to, 199 n.; estate of, 200 n.

    Italy, 327.

    Jackson, Edmond, shoemaker in Boston, 197.

    Jackson, Gen. Henry, friendship for Gen. David Cobb and Madame Swan, 251; last will, 251 n.

    Jackson, Rev. Joseph, declines to preach Election sermon for 1769, 421.

    Jackson, Richard, decision as to power of granting patents of incorporation under Provincial charter, 212 n.

    Jackson, Rev. Samuel Cram, narrowly escapes losing vote of thanks for his Election sermon for 1843, 432; Dr. Park quoted on excitement caused by this sermon, 432.

    Jackson family, 367 n.

    Jamaica Plain, Mass., 312, 314, 344, 347.

    Jamaica Pond, 344.

    James I., King of England, his first charter of Virginia, 186; his second and third charter of Virginia, 187; his Nova Scotia grant, 187; grants charter to Bermuda Company, 218.

    James II., King of England, 374, 422.

    Jamestown Colony, Va., 277.

    Jarvis, John, of Boston, 305.

    Jarvis, Rebecca (Parkman), 305.

    Jefferds, Rev. Samuel, accepts call to Wells, 300; marries daughter of Col. John Wheelwright, 300.

    Jefferds, Simon, serves under Wolfe in his Canadian campaign, 301.

    Jefferson, Thomas, 254 n.; suggests amendment to Articles of association of Society of the Cincinnati, 253.

    Jencks, or Jenkes, Joseph, Sr., grantee in 1646 exclusive use of new inventions, 201 n.; granted in 1655, exclusive right to make engine for cutting of grass, 201 n.

    Jenkes. See Jencks.

    Jenkins, Richard, witness to Thomas Shepherd’s charges against the slave Adam, 91, 108.

    Jenks, Rev. William, delivers eloquent Election sermon for 1820, 431.

    Jermyn de Norff, Johis, 353.

    Jermyn de Norff, Maria (Moulston), 353.

    Jersey, 367 n.

    Jerusalem, 131.

    Jocelyn, Henry, early colonist of Blackpoint, Maine, 277; appointed one of a council to govern Province, 284: appointed one of twelve magistrates to govern Province of Maine, 285.

    Johnson, Capt. Edward, his Wonder-Working Providence (Poole’s edition) mentioned, 31; cited, 119 n., 123 n.; quoted, 119 n., 123, 391, 395.

    Johnson, Hon. Edward Francis LL.B., xix; elected Resident member, 157.

    Johnson, Rev. Francis, of London and Holland, 236, 237.

    Johnson, Rev. Lorenzo Dow, 269 n.

    Johnson, Michael, name of Crispus Attucks an alias for, 174.

    Johnson, Samuel, xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Johonnot family, 367 n.

    Josselyn, John, his New England’s Rarities discovered, mentioned, 36 his Two Voyages to New England mentioned, 31; quoted, 277 n.

    Josselyn pedigree mentioned, 277 n.

    Joy Street, Boston, 42 n.

    Judiciary, curb of, upon dangers of unconstitutional legislation, 169, 170.

    Justification, Calvin’s doctrine of, 135.

    Kay, T. Belcher, Superintendent of first gymnasium at Harvard College, 326.

    Keane, Capt. Robert. See Keayne, Capt. Robert.

    Keayne, Capt. Robert, 445; deputy for undertakers of Iron works, 196; his will cited, 200 n.; his share in “sow-business” in 1642, 392, 393.

    Keene, N. H., 326.

    Keith, Herbert Fisher, his Early Roads and Settlements of Berkshire mentioned, 50.

    Kempis, Thomas à. See Thomas à Kempis.

    Kendal, Rev. Samuel, doubts doctrine of equality in his Election sermon for 1804, 429.

    Kendrick, Annia (Moulston), 353.

    Kendrick, Hugo, 353.

    Kennebunk, Me., 300.

    Kent, Joseph, foreman of jury in case of John Saffin v. Adam, 111.

    Kent, England, 114 n., 278 and note.

    Kentish tune, 235.

    Kind, Arthur, 363.

    Kind, Jane, widow of Arthur Kind, 363, 365, 366; Private act granted on her petition, vesting real estate in her, 364.

    Kind, John, 358, 364, 365; family of, 358; his gravestone, 363.

    Kind, Rachel, wife of John Kind, 363 n., 365.

    King Philip’s War, 209 n., 288; instructions to Commander-in-Chief Denison on conduct of, quoted, 128; operations toward eastward earned on by Denison, 129.

    King Street, Boston, massacre in, 167. See also Boston Massacre.

    King’s Bridge Cottage, play, 313.

    King’s Chapel, Boston, 347; later Election sermons delivered in, 438, 445; Burying-Ground, 302.

    King’s-Head Tavern, Boston, 364 n.

    King’s Province (the Narragansett Country), title of lands in, 161 n.

    Kingston, Mass., 450.

    Kingston, R. I., 162 n.

    Kingston Street, Boston, 263.

    Kingstown (Narragansett), R. I., 368.

    Kirk, Col. Piercy, 374.

    Kittery, Me., 277; petitions for remission of taxes, 301.

    Kittredge, George Lyman, A.B., xviii; of Committee of publication, ii, viii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Knickerbocker Magazine, cited, 323 n.; mentioned, 338.

    Knight, Robert, defendant in suit of Iron works in 1655, 197 n.

    Knollys, Rev. Hanserd, 272; summary of his career, 272 n.

    Know-Nothing Party, 433, 434; violent Election sermon by John Pike in 1857 favoring, 435.

    Knox, Gen. Henry, viii*, 249, 251, 254 n.; failure of, to establish large landed proprietorship in Maine, 278 n.; variants between his draught of the Articles of association of Society of the Cincinnati and that of Washington, 239–244, 250; regarded as founder of the Cincinnati, 250.

    Knox Papers, 39, 239 n.; cited, viii*.

    Kossuth, Louis, 434.

    La Broquerie, Pierre Boucher, de, death of, 291.

    Lac, Le, des Deux Montagnes, 294.

    Laceby, Lincolnshire, 273.

    Lady Mowlson Scholarship, fac-simile of deed of gift, 1643, frontispiece; reestablishment of, by Corporation of Harvard College, 20; mystery surrounding, cleared by A. McF. Davis, 21; remarks on, by W. W. Goodwin, 158–162; for first time open to undergraduates, 158; investigations in England regarding family of donor, 159–161; further facts concerning, 351, 352. See also Mowlson.

    Lafayette, Marie Paul Joseph Roch Ives Gilbert de Motier, Marquis de, 254 n.; a guest at Tracy mansion, Newburyport, 51.

    Laffin, misprint for Saffin in New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 102 n.

    Lake Champlain, 325.

    Lake George, 325.

    Lake Memphremagog, 325 n., 326.

    Lake Umbagog, 324.

    La Luzerne. See Luzerne.

    Lancaster, Mass., historical work in, 23.

    Land Bank of 1740, 213, 378.

    Land titles vested in corporate bodies, recognized in Province Charter, 210.

    Landgrave, a title conferred by patentees of Carolina grant, 188 n., 189.

    Land’s Court, Boston, 364.

    Lane, Gardiner Martin, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Lane, George Martin, LL.D., xviii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Langdon, Rev. Samuel, President of Harvard College, his sermon in 1775, before Congress at Watertown to be considered as regular Election sermon, 425, 426; — two reprints made, 425 n.; Gage’s censure of sermon, 426; — not popular, 426.

    Langworthy, Rev. Isaac Pendleton, his Historical Sketch of the American Congregational Association mentioned, 65; of opinion that Election sermons for 1713 and 1717 were not printed, 414.

    Lathrop, Hon. John, A.M., xix; elected Resident member, 115; speaks at first Annual dinner, 156.

    Lathrop, Rev. Joseph, declines to preach Election sermon for 1793, 429.

    Lathrop. See also Lothrop.

    La Tour, Charles St. Étienne, Sieur de La Tour, Baronet of Nova Scotia, 124; original commission to, as Lieutenant-General of Acadia, given by F. L. Gay, 356; text of commission, 356.

    Laud, William, Archbishop of Canterbury, 178, 400.

    Lawrence, Rev. Arthur, D.D., xix; elected Resident member, 216.

    Lawrence, Rt. Rev. William, D.D., Bishop of Massachusetts, xviii, 1; elected Resident member, 20; invokes Divine blessing at Annual dinner, 156.

    Lawson, Christopher, of Exeter, N. H., 275 n.

    Leavitt, Thomas, of Exeter, N. H., 275 n.

    Lebanon Springs, N. Y., 50.

    Leblond, Madame, slave Adam offers to be bound for, 102.

    Lechford, Thomas, his Note-book mentioned, 36; his Plain Dealing cited, 392 n., 445.

    Lee, Rev. Chauncey, his list of Connecticut Election sermons mentioned, 447.

    Lee, Rebecca, afterwards Saffin, marriage, 86 n.

    Lee, Rev. Samuel, of Bristol, R. I., 86 n.

    Lee, William, laborer at Castle Island, testifies regarding conduct of slave Adam, 112 n.

    Leech, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Leech, Larrenc, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Leeds, England, 450.

    Lefroy, Major-Gen. John Henry, his Memorials of the Discovery and Early Settlement of the Bermudas or Somers Islands cited, 218 n.

    Leland, Rev. John, 51.

    Lemonade Club, Harvard College, 321.

    Lenox Library, New York, present possessor of John Saffin’s pamphlet, in reply to Sewall, 87 n.

    Lenthall, Sir John, 161 n.

    Leonard, Zephaniah, chairman of Bristol Convention of 1774, 176.

    Lettsom, John, 27.

    Leverett, John, Governor of Massachusetts, land in Boston originally allotted to, 87 n.; appointed one of Massachusetts Bay Commissioners, 285 n.; called a rogue by John Bonython, 287.

    Leverett, John, President of Harvard College, 100; appointed tutor of Harvard College, 205.

    Levett, Christopher, his Voyage to New England in 1623 mentioned, 31.

    Lewis, Rev. Daniel, rebukes intemperance, 444.

    Lexington, Mass., 310, 428; battle of, 164, 168, 176; fund raised in England for relief of sufferers from battle of, 387; Samuel Cooke delivers sermon on the battle-field at, 423; Samuel Langdon asserts that blood was shed while inhabitants of, were dispersing, 426.

    — Green, 355.

    Lexington Historical Society, 267; incorporation of, etc., 56.

    Libertines, punishment of, advised by Cradock, 190.

    Libraries as places of deposit for historical material, 23.

    Library of Parliament, Ottawa, 342.

    Lidget, Elizabeth, afterwards Saffin, marriage and death of, 86 n.

    Lidget, Peter, 86 n.

    Lincoln, Abraham, referred to in Stearns’s Election sermon for 1864, 435, 436.

    Lincoln, Gen. Benjamin, viii*, 387; chosen clerk of Provincial Congress in Salem and secretary at Concord in 1774, 164.

    Lincoln, Francis Henry, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Lincoln, Waldo, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Lincoln, William, his History of Worcester mentioned, 37 n.; makes report in 1838 on county conventions preceding Provincial Congress of 1774, 165, 166; completion of work begun by, called for, 171.

    Lincoln, England, 302 n.; Episcopal Registry of, 271.

    Lincoln, Mass., 356; part of old Concord, 57.

    Lincolnshire, 272 n., 273, 281 n., 282; men of, founders of Exeter, N. H., 275 and note.

    Link Alley, Boston, 409 n.

    Lion’s Whelp, vessel, 190.

    Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, 349.

    Little Compton, R. I. representatives from, expelled from General Court, 140.

    Little Magalloway River, Maine and N. H., 324, 325.

    Littlefield, Edmund, 275, 276, 279; and Francis, avow loyalty to Church of England, 284.

    Littlefield, Lieut. John, ordered to exercise his authority in putting down disturbances, 287; appointed to command armed men of Wells during King Philip’s War, 288; takes command of garrison house at Wells, 290; licensed inn-holder at Wells, 291.

    Littlefield, Lieut. Josiah, seeks to be redeemed from his Indian captivity, 295; captured, 296.

    Littlefields, The, 275 n., 286.

    Littleton, N. H., 325.

    Livings, sale of, as an act of simony in case of Rev. John Wheelwright, 272 and note.

    Lloyd family, 367 n.

    Local history, Massachusetts Historical Society rich in, 32.

    Locke, John, provisions in his Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina as to rights of coinage, 227; influence of his Essay on Civil Government in sermons preceding and at period of Revolution, 423, 433.

    Lollards, The, 228.

    London, 76, 86 n., 186, 206, 210 n., 270 n., 272 n., 280, 302, 353, 354, 367 n., 368, 421; Lord Mayor reports on persons come to lodge in, in 1633, 159 n.

    — Bishops of, 116.

    — Coleman Street, 281.

    — Court of Aldermen, 159 n.

    — Fetter Lane, 375.

    — Grocers’ Company, 159.

    London Society of Antiquaries, 349. See Society of Antiquaries, London.

    Londonderry, Ireland, colonists from, 298.

    Londonderry, N. H., selected by Scotch-Irish colonists for settlement, 298.

    Long Island Historical Society, Memoirs cited, 411 n.

    Long Wharf, Boston, 324; Proprietors of, incorporated 1772, 212, 213.

    Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, verse of his compared with passage in Stoughton’s Election sermon for 1668, 399.

    Lord, Rev. Nathan, delivers last New Hampshire Election sermon, 447.

    Lords of Trade, 212 n.; Randolph’s Report to, in 1676, quoted, 131.

    Lorimer, Rev. George Claude, 450.

    Loring, Rev. Israel, bewails degeneracies in his Election sermon for 1737, 417; suggests indemnity to descend ants of persecuted witches, 417; on regulation of liquor selling, 443, 444.

    Lothrop, George Van Ness, United States Minister to Russia, 258.

    Lothrop, Howard, of Easton, Mass. 258.

    Lothrop, Rev. Samuel Kirkland, conservative character of his Election sermon for 1855, 434.

    Lothrop, Thomas, signs petition for separation of Beverly from Salem, 81.

    Lothrop. See also Lathrop.

    Louis XIII., of France, 356.

    Louisburg, Cape Breton, 337, 367 n.; engraving of, mentioned, 270; expedition against, 300.

    Louisburg Cross on Gore Hall, 269, 270.

    Lovering, Joseph, 334.

    Lovering, Rev. Joseph Foster, his Election sermon for 1882, 438; biographical items respecting, 450.

    Lovet, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Lovewell, Capt. John, his victory, 300.

    Lowell, Francis Cabot, A.B., xvii. xviii, 1; elected Resident member. 13; of committee to nominate officers, 115; presents report of Nominating committee, 155; in behalf of Leverett Salstonstall communicates Memoir of F. L. Ames, 257; elected member of Council, 385.

    Lowell, Rev. John (d. 1767), 300.

    Lowell, Judge John (d. 1802), inserts “All men are born free and equal” in Declaration of Rights, 423.

    Lowell, Hon. John, LL.D. (H. C. 1843), xvii, xviii, 115; elected Vice-President of this Society, 11, 155, 385; a founder of this Society, 12; a pall-bearer at Parkman’s funeral, 348.

    Lowthroppe. See Lathrop and Lothrop.

    Lutheran Choral, only one traced in early Puritan psalmody, 229, 234.

    Lutherans, little sympathy of, with English Reformation, 229.

    Luzerne, Anne César, Chevalier de La, French Minister to America, medal of Society of the Cincinnati to be given to, 248.

    Lyde, Edward, marries daughter of Rev. John Wheelwright, 284.

    Lyman, Rev. Joseph, assails sins of the day in his Election sermon for 1787, 428; reviews Shays’s Rebellion, 429.

    Lyman, Hon. Theodore, (d. 1849), his gift of Panorama of Athens, in 1819, to Harvard College, 270 n.

    Lyman family, 367 n.

    Lynde, Joseph, 412.

    Lyndhurst, The, apartment house on Allston Street, Boston, 311.

    Lynn, Mass., 450; headquarters of Anchor Club Association, 68 n.

    Lynn Natural History Society, purpose of, 68.

    Lyon, ship, 118.

    Lysons, Rev. Daniel, his Environs of London cited, 86 n.

    Macaulay, Thomas Babington, cited, 388.

    McClintock, Rev. Samuel, 447.

    McGill University, Montreal, 342.

    Machiavelli, Niccolò, his History of Florence mentioned, 319.

    McKean, Prof. Joseph, 447.

    McKenzie, Rev. Alexander, 59, 437, 450; on origin of Convention sermons, 446.

    Mackerel Cove, inhabitants released from keeping watch in Salem, 79.

    Madder. See Mather.

    Madison, James, 254 n.

    Madockanando, Indian, 290.

    Madrid, Spain, 322.

    Magalloway River, Maine and N. H., 324, 325.

    Magazine of American History, cited, 46 n., 51 n., 64 n., 66 n., 356; mentioned, 58, 67.

    Magistrates and Deputies, early misunderstandings between, 392, 394.

    Magnalia. See Mather, Cotton.

    Magny, F., 357.

    Maine, 431; District of, 308.

    — Province of, 303; powers of grant of, to Gorges, 189; privileges of grant of, same as those of Bishop of Durham, 226, 227; some of founders of Exeter, N. H., move to, 276; early colonies sent to, 277 n.; early people in, characterized, 277 n.; aristocratic basis of its early society, 278; chooses Edward Godfrey as Governor, 282; suffers under rule of Gorges, 283; people of, dislike tyranny of the Baymen, 283; defection from Bay party in, on account of religious tyranny, 284; partially submits to Colony, 284; seized by Bay Colony, 286; slavery in, 293.

    — Provincial Council of, 292; meets at Wells, 287; takes measures for protection of Wells, 288.

    See also Casco Fort, Saco, Wells, York.

    Majesty, reviling his, made capital offence in Exeter Combination, 276.

    Malden, Mass., 53 n., 450.

    Malden Historical Society, 267; incorporation, etc. of, 57.

    Manchester Cricket, 57.

    Manchester Historical Society, organization, etc. of, 57.

    Mandamus councillors appointed for Massachusetts Bay in 1774, 163.

    Mansfield, Mass., 176.

    Mapes, William, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Marblehead, Mass., Marine Society at, 212.

    Marbury, Rev. Francis, father of Anne Hutchinson, 122, 275 n.

    Marburys, The, 275 n.

    March, Major John, of Newbury, 291.

    Marine Society at Marblehead, incorporated 1773, 212.

    Marine Society at Salem, incorporated 1772, 212.

    Marine Society of Boston, incorporated 1754, 211 n.

    Marks, Essex, England, 160 n.

    Maro, slave, belonging to Ebenezer Parkman, 306.

    Marot, Clément, compared with Sternhold, 230; Marot and Beza’s French Calvinist Psalter, 231, 232; element of his Psalter in English psalmodists, 237.

    Marsh Lane, Cambridge, 119.

    Marshall, George William, 352, 353, 354.

    Marshall, John, of Boston, 369 n.

    Marshall, Sir William, 353.

    Marshfield, Mass., 55 n.

    Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., 309.

    Martinique, 367 n.

    Martyrs, 229.

    Mary I., Queen of England, victims of, 229.

    Maryland, charter of 1632, powers of, 188 and note, — grants Lord Baltimore rights of Bishop of Durham, 225; right to coin in, questioned, 220; act relative to establishing mint in, passed in 1662, 226.

    Maryland Archives cited, 226 n.

    Masathusets, spelling on coins issued in 1652, 220.

    Mason, Arthur, riot at his storehouse, 414.

    Mason, Charles Frank, A. B., a Resident member, xix.

    Mason, Capt. John, claim to villages south of Merrimack, 129, 130; jurisdiction granted to, in 1629 from Council of New England not allowed, 225; Capt. John Mason the founder of New Hampshire mentioned, 66; cited, 225 n.

    Mason Patent, 298 n.

    Massachusetts, 94, 272 n., 275, 283, 301 and note, 307, 337, 367 n., 378; only citizens of, to be elected Resident members of this Society, 5; paper, by A. McF. Davis, on Historical work in, 21–71; importance of papers of Massachusetts Historical Society to history of, 28; materials relating to Episcopal church in, 42 n.; collection of books on history of, in Berkshire Athenaeum, 67; Quakers as propagandists of religious liberty in, 137, 140–145; early inventions in, 201 n., 202 n.; emended list of historical societies in, 266–268; laws of, regarding certificate of incorporation, 380; early liberty of speech in, 392; bad spirit politically displayed in, during and before War of 1812, 430.

    — Bay Company, Records of, to embarkation of Winthrop and his associates for New England, mentioned, 36; arrival of one thousand colonists under auspices of, 119; charters of, contrasted with those of Virginia, 184–187; powers of, 185; meetings of, not required in England, 185; policy of, 190; right of, to coin not directly mentioned in charter, 219.

    — Bay Colony, 12, 21, 22, 192, 231, 279, 304, 372; Preliminary Conference to form Society composed in part of descendants of residents of, 1, 2; arms of, in corporate seal of Colonial Society, 4; influence and character of founders of, 18; Salem first permanent settlement in, 42 n.; Daniel Denison conspicuous in early history of, 116; interests of, involved in contest for Acadia and Cape Breton 124; revision of Laws of, 126 n.; division in, as to Antinomian controversy, 134; mandamus councillors for regulating government of, 163; corporations in, 183–214; organization of Massachusetts Bay Company, becomes the, 185; quasi-municipal corporations in, 192–194; action of in regard to coinage and currency, 219, 220; opposition to privilege of minting and coining in, 220–234; S. L. Thorndike’s paper on The Psalmodies of Plymouth and massachusetts Bay, 228–238; Bay Psalm Book supersedes Sternhold and Hopkins in, 234, 235; psalmody of, had English flavor, 235; Exeter, N. H., comes under rule of, 276; character of colonists, 278; applauded Cromwell, 281; jurisdiction of, over Wells asked for, 281; claims jurisdiction over Province of Maine, 282; appoints Commissioners to regulate affairs of Province of Maine, 283 defections from, due to religious tyranny, 284; appoints its own magistrates in Province of Maine 285; assumes control over Province of Maine, 286; purchases rights from Gorges, 287; churches of, assist refugees at Wells, Me., 290.

    — Massachusetts Colony Records, cited, 118 n., 120 n., 122 n., 123 n., 124 n., 125 n., 126 n., 127 n., 129 n., 190 n., 194 n., 196 n., 197 n., 198 n., 199 n., 201 n., 202 n., 204 n., 219 n., 220 n., 222 n., 223 n., 389 n., 393 n., 394 n., 395 n., 399 n., 402 n., 405 n., 406 n.

    — Province of the Massachusetts Bay, 88, 95, 96, 98, 100, 107, 306, 368, 369 n.; Royal Governors, Lieutenant-Governors, and Secretaries of, copies of their commissions offered to this Society, 76; act for better regulating government of, condemned by Bristol Convention of 1774, 178; Province corporations, 210–214; financial condition of, referred to by Election preachers, 415, 417, 418.

    — Archives cited, 128 n., 161, 224 n., 288 n., 299 n., 365 n.; necessity for an index to, 377, 378; quoted, 95–97, 101, 387.

    — Assembly, Gage revokes writs for convening at Salem, Oct. 1774, 163; eight instances during Provincial period of a second, in one year, 446 n.

    — Charters, under Colony, 195–202; Colonial Charter: revocation of, caused charter of Harvard College to be vacated, 205, — statutes and rights annulled by revocation of, 205 n., — abrogation of, upsets affairs of Harvard College, 209, — Randolph urges repeal of, 222. — Provincial Charter: 140, 179, 194, 206, 363, — Mandamus councillors appointed against provisions of, 163, — invasion of privileges of, as shown by minutes of Bristol Convention, 1774, 177,— practical annulment of, 178, — offices held under, should be supported, 179, — Overseers of Poor of Boston incorporated under, 194, — provisions in, for lands held by grant or title, 210, — contains recognition of power of Legislature to erect incorporations, 210, 211, 213, — Increase Mather’s services for, 404; inviolability of Charter rights a frequent theme with Election preachers, 418; called not an act of grace but a compact, 423. Charters and General Laws of the Colony and Province Laws of Massachusetts (ed. of 1814), cited, 184 n., 185 n., 210 n.

    — Commissioner of Corporations, 11, 13, 16.

    — Commissioners on the Publication of the Acts and Resolves of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, 76, 212 n. See also Province Laws.

    — Constitution, 195; gradual secularization of, 144; Convention for revision of, in 1820, 204 n., — Journal of Debates and Proceedings cited, 204 n., 205 n.

    — Council, 427; advises as to government of Harvard College, 207; invested in 1701 with charge of College, 208; gradually filled by men unfavorable to Governor before Revolution, 421, 422; local right of choice of, advocated in 1774, 425.

    — Council for the Province of Maine, 293.

    — Court of Admiralty, 409 n.

    — Court of Assistants, aid in laying out of Newtown, 119; change Agawam to Ipswich, 120.

    — Declaration of Rights, 44, 423.

    — Election sermons in, 388–451; probable origin of, 389, 390.

    — Free Library Commission, first report of, 23.

    — General Court, 35, 81–83, 85 n., 86 n., 121, 142, 255, 256, 284, 364, 365, 370, 422; petitions to, from inhabitants of Bass River, 76, 79–81, 83; receives petition from John Saffin, 95, 96; orders hearing, 97; receives another petition from Saffin, 100; orders another hearing, 102; sentence of, upon Anne Hutchinson, 122; appoints Committee respecting Dutch and Indians, 125; orders Daniel Denison to revise Colony laws, 125, 126; orders troops in readiness in 1673 against Dutch, 127; on Mason’s claim to territory in 1681, 129, 130; action of first, under Province charter, against representatives from Little Compton, 140; changes name of Trimountaine to Boston in 1630, 192; proceedings of, in efforts of Boston to secure incorporation, 194; grants to private companies under Colony, 195–202; petitioned in regard to inventions, 201 n., 202 n.; language of its act establishing Harvard College in 1636, 203; given opportunity to incorporate Harvard College at time of granting Province charter, 206; asks the King in 1678 to select design for Massachusetts coinage, 222; instructions of, to Massachusetts agents in 1681–2, as to reasons which compelled Colony to coin, 223; passes act making Spanish and Mexican money current, 223; further reasons given by, for coining, 223, 224; finding of, against John Wheelwright, 274; passes vote on letter of John Wheelwright, 280; does not require freemen in Maine to be church-members, 283; gives grants to build saw-mills at Great Falls, 292; petitioned for assistance in rebuilding church at Wells, 293; orders abatement of tax levy at Wells, 295; grant of, in 1704, 369 n.; order of, relative to committee to receive funds from Dr. Franklin, 387; abolition of annual Election sermon by, 388; first Election sermon preached before, in 1634, 389; early censorship of press by, 393; misunderstandings between Magistrates and Deputies, 392, 394; requests of, to Election preachers to furnish copies of sermons for the press, 394 n., 395, 399, 402, 405, 406, 451; choice of Election preacher in 1719, 415; irregularities of sessions of, during 1752, owing to small-pox, 419 n.; refuses to ask Elijah Parish for copy of his Election sermon for 1810, 430; delay incidental to assembling of, 437; William Gordon dismissed from chaplaincy of, 440; not accustomed to invite preachers of radical sentiments to preach before it, 441; Acts and Resolves: Resolves of 1699–1700, 293 n.; of 1703–4, 370 n.; of 1875 cited, 437; of 1884 cited, 388 n.; of 1784 quoted, 428 n.; Public Document, 1891, No. 44, cited, 23 n.

    — Governor, and Assistants issue instructions in 1673 as to defence against Dutch, 127; and Magistrates, instructions of, to Denison in conduct of King Philip’s war, 128; declines in 1772 to grant certain charters, 212 n.; without support of Council before Revolution, 421, 422; powers conferred on, by Charter of 1691, 422; custom of Election preachers of addressing, at close of sermon, 424.

    — Historical Societies in. See Historical Societies … in Massachusetts.

    — House of Deputies, in 1653, averse to war with Dutch, 125.

    — House of Representatives, Colonial, has for its last Speaker John Saffin, 86 n.; action of, 1699, 1700, in regard to government of Harvard College, 207; loss of House Journals, 364.

    — Legislature. See Massachusetts General Court.

    — Secretary of the Commonwealth, 377; certifies to incorporation of Colonial Society (Massachusetts Society), 11, 12; certifies that The Massachusetts Society becomes legally The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 71.

    — State House, 281.

    — Superior Court of Judicature, seal of, 43; John Saffin’s promotion to, 90; Saffin not commissioned to, by Dudley, 92; petitioned by Thomas Newton to protect slave Adam, 94; decree of, upon this petition, 95; Records cited, 93 n., 95 n.; Records quoted, 100; grants slave Adam his liberty, 100, 101, 102; John Saffin appears before, 107.

    — Supreme Judicial Court for the Commonwealth, 98 n.; first sitting of, in Worcester County, 37 n.

    — Treasurer of the Province, resolution of Bristol Convention of 1775 as to payments to, 255, 256.

    Massachusetts Charitable Society, incorporated, 1779, 212 and note.

    Massachusetts Gazette, quoted, 423.

    Massachusetts Hall, Harvard College, 319.

    Massachusetts Historical Society, 42 n., 69, 235, 271 n., 317, 326 n., 338, 349; confusion between name of, and that of Colonial Society avoided, 21; incorporated to collect and preserve historical material, 22; Jeremy Belknap’s draft of plan which led to formation of, 24; constitution of its precursor the Historical Society quoted, 24; meetings provided for, 25; publication of Collections suspended, 26; incorporated, 26; circular letter to men of science, 26, 27; James Sullivan quoted on scope of, 27; support of, to editor of Province Laws, 28; distinguished character of members, 28; character of Collections, 29, 30; enumeration of some titles in Collections, 31; importance of its Archives, 31, 32; richness in local history, 32; funds of, membership and meetings, 33; Letters to and from Colonial Society, 73–75; owns Sewall’s The Selling of Joseph, 85 n.; collection of Election sermons in, due largely to Sewall and the Mathers, 405; lacks Cotton Mather’s Election sermon for 1696, 408; receives Dr. Pierce’s collection of Election sermons, 433; owns best set of Election sermons, 447; fulness of the collection due to John Pierce, 447, 448; its List of Early American Imprints referred to, 450 and note; Collections of, cited, 85 n., 86 n., 124 n., 125 n., 210 n., 278 n., 307, 392 n., 403 n., 421 n., 439 n.; Proceedings of, cited, 85 n., 205 n., 206 n., 364 n., 421 n., 447 n., 448 n., 450 n.; errors noted in Proceedings, 268; Tributes of, cited, 319 n.

    Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 341, 341 n., 350.

    Massachusetts Reports, cited, 192 n., 193 n., 195 n.

    Massachusetts Society, name first proposed for Colonial Society, 3; charter granted under this name, 12, 63; authorized to change its name, 71. See Colonial Society.

    Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture, 261, 263.

    Massachusetts Society of Colonial Dames of America, incorporation, etc. of, 63 n.

    Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 239, 251 n.; incorporation, etc. of, 48 n.; Memorials cited, 15 n., 239 n., 244 n., 254 n.

    Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, publications of, mentioned, 157; purposes, 158 n.

    Massachusetts, Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of. See Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    Masters, Nathanniel, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Mastic, monopoly granted in 1671 for manufacture of, 201 n.

    Mather, Rev. Cotton, 412, 413; resolves to publish sheet addressed to owners of slaves, 85 n.; letter of, to John Saffin cited, 86 n.; on Wheelwright’s prowess in athletics, 271; favorable opinion of same cited, 272, 273, 282; describes defence of Wells, 291; on Indian deed to Wheelwright, 298 n.; on Cotton’s Election sermon for 1634 quoted, 390; his appellation of Rev. Samuel Stone, 391; his sermon on John Higginson quoted, 393, 398; on influence of Election sermons on choice of governor, 393; his opinion of Rogers’s Election sermon for 1643, 393; on Jonathan Mitchel, 396; commends Danforth’s Election sermon of 1670, 400; his high opinion of Oakes’s Latinity, 401; preached four Election sermons, 407, 448; his sermon at deposition of Andros, 407; sermon for 1690, 408; rarity of sermon for 1696, 408 and note; naïveté of sermon for 1700, 408, 409; his Way to Prosperity quoted, 407, 408; editions of, 408 n.; humane in his opposition to slavery, 439; his zeal for temperance, 442; his Magnalia quoted, 390 and note, 391 n., 395, 396, 399, 400, 401.

    Mather, Rev. Increase, 210 n., 398; appointed Rector of Harvard College, 205; money belonging to college paid over to, 206; his Brief Account concerning Several of the Agents of New England, quoted, 206; asks for particular charter for Harvard College, 206; Harvard College charter of 1696 opposed by, 207; fails to comply with condition that President of Harvard College should reside at Cambridge, 208, 209 n.; reference to Moody’s Election sermon for 1675, 402; his A Call from Heaven quoted, 402; preaches four Election sermons, 403, 448; historical interest of his sermon of 1693, 404; copy of his Election sermon for 1699 owned by S. A. Green, 447.

    Mather, Rev. Richard, Journal, Life, and Death of, mentioned, 43; invited to preach and print Election sermon for 1644, 393, — this sermon probably not printed, 394; allusion to his Election sermon for 1660 by Mitchel, 396; his Election sermon for 1664 not printed, 398, 451; preaches three Election sermons, 448; a non-graduate of Oxford, 449.

    Mather Papers mentioned, 31.

    Mathers, The, 410; interest of, in Election sermons, 405.

    Matthews, Albert, A.B., a Resident member, xix.

    Mattoonuck, R. I., 162 n.

    Maverick, Samuel, Memoir of, by F. W. Hackett mentioned, 67; friendly relations of, with Vane, 284; sympathizes with the Gorgeses, 284; one of the King’s commissioners in 1665, 285 n.

    Maverick family, 367 n.

    Mawthorpe, Lincolnshire, 282.

    Maximilian Alexander Phillip, Prinz zu Wied Neuwied, Travels of, mentioned, 338.

    May, Rev. Samuel, of Wrentham, declines to preach Election sermon for 1710, 413.

    Mayflower, memorial commemorating arrival of, to be erected by Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 64 n.; Compact of, see Compact.

    Mayhew, Rev. Experience, 416; preacher to Indians at Martha’s Vineyard, 309.

    Mayhew, Rev. Jonathan, 449; his sermon on death of Charles I. referred to, 422; boldness of his Election sermon for 1754, 419, — this sermon quoted, 419, 420.

    Meadville, Pa., 450.

    Medal of Society of the Cincinnati, 244, 247; to commemorate friendship between French and American officers in Revolution, 248.

    Medfield, Mass., 301 n.

    Medfield Historical Society, 267; incorporation, etc. of, 60.

    Medford, Mass., 305, 310, 311, 312, 324.

    Meeting-House Hill, Ipswich, 127.

    Mellen, Rev. John, displays antipathy to French Revolution, 429.

    Memorial Biographies of the New-England Historic Genealogical Society mentioned, 40.

    Memorial Hall, Harvard College, first alumni dinner in, 332; stained glass window in, of Class of 1844, 332.

    Memphremagog, Lake, Vt., 325 n., 326.

    Merchants’ Notes in 1733, 378.

    Merchants’ Row, Boston, 200 n.

    Meredith, Rev. Robert Rhoden, delivers practical Election sermon for 1883, 438; biographical items, 450.

    Merrimack River, Mass., 130.

    Methodist Episcopal Church, interests of, promoted by New England Methodist Historical Society, 53.

    Methodist Historical Society, 53 n.

    Methodists, teachings of, anticipated by Quakers, 137.

    Metres of Ainsworth and Ravenscroft compared, 237.

    Mexican pieces, made current by General Court in 1682, 223; value of, regulated by Andros, 224.

    Mexican war, 337, 440.

    Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 449.

    Middlebury College, Vt., 449.

    Middlesex County, Mass., 109; County convention, 1774, 165, 176.

    Middlesex Court Files cited, 85 n., 86 n.

    Middlesex Deeds cited, 201 n.

    Middlesex Fells, 311, 312.

    Mildmay, Cary, 160 n.

    Miles, Rev. Samuel, and other Episcopal clergymen, petition in 1727 for repeal of laws for support of ministers, 142.

    Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, 267; incorporation, etc. of, 47, 48.

    Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, incorporation, etc. of, 48 n.

    Militia of Bristol County, Mass., resolutions concerning, in 1775, 256.

    Milk Street, Boston, 63 n.

    Mill Creek, Boston, 87 n., 199 n.

    Millais, Sir John Everett, Bart., 262.

    Milton, John, 315, 316.

    Miner, Rev. Alonzo Ames, in 1884 preaches last Election sermon, 438; causes of its discontinuance, 438, 439; urges prohibition, 444; degrees received by, 450.

    Minge, England, 282.

    Ministry. See Clergy.

    Minot, Francis, 313.

    Minot family, 367 n.

    Mint, in Massachusetts Colony, coins issued by, 220; difficulties over, 220–224: in Boston, Randolph reports unfavorably to, 222, 223; not re-established, 224; effort to open under Andros, 224; R. N. Toppan exhibits specimens of work of, 227: in New England, opinion of mint authorities in England in regard to, 224; in Maryland, establishment of, discussed by Assembly, 226; in Durham, Bishop of Durham’s right to coin money at, 226. See also Coining.

    Minute-men, 256.

    Mitchel, Rev. Jonathan, 395, 397; nothing known of his Election sermon for 1658, 396, 451; his Election sermon of 1667 quoted, 396, — not printed till 1671, 398, — curious title of, 398 n., — prototype of subsequent Election sermons, 411, — reprinting of, suggested by Thomas Prince, 417; preaches two Election sermons, 448.

    Mitchell, Henry, bill to this Society for engraving its seal, 153.

    Mobs discountenanced by Bristol Convention of 1774, 179.

    Molière, Jean Baptiste Poquelin, 316.

    Monck, Margaret, becomes wife of William Denison, 116.

    Monopolies, warning against, in Webster’s Election sermon for 1777, 427.

    Monopoly, granted to undertakers of glass works, 195; granted to company of adventurers in 1643–44, 196; granted to iron works, 196; granted for certain early inventions in Colony, 201 n., 202 n.

    Montcalm de Saint Véran, Louis Joseph, Marquis de, 336.

    Montreal, Canada, 295, 342.

    Montrose, James Graham, Marquis of, 316.

    Moody, Rev. Joshua, possibility that his Election sermon for 1675 was printed, 402; said to have advised evasion of witchcraft trials, 403; preached two Election sermons, 448, — neither known to have been printed, 451.

    Moody, Rev. Samuel, of York, 269 n., 415.

    Moore, George Henry, his Notes on the History of Slavery in Massachusetts cited, 85 — same omits appendix to Saffin’s pamphlet, 87, — same quoted, 439 n., 440 n.; note by, cited, 393 n.; his opinion on significance of request to print by General Court, 394; thinks that Nathaniel Rogers preached Election sermon for 1647, 395; on rare instances of second Assembly of General Court in single year, 446 n.

    Moore, John Weeks, his Encyclopædia of Music, 228.

    Morgan, Robte, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Morgan, Samuell, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Moriel [Montreal], 295.

    Morse, John Torrey, Jr., his John Adams cited, 429 n.

    Morton, Nathaniel, his New England’s Memorial quoted, 120 n.; cited, 360 n.

    Morton, Perez, 387.

    Morton, Thomas, his New English Canaan (Adams’s edition) mentioned, 66.

    Moses, 139.

    Moulsham. See Mowlson.

    Moulson. See Mowlson.

    Moulston. See Mowlson.

    Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, 120.

    Mount Hope, Bristol, R. I., 86 n.

    Mount Hope Neck, R. I., 369 n.; Saffin’s farm at, 104.

    Mount Washington, N. H., 324, 326.

    Mount Wollaston, Mass., 273, 275, 284.

    Mourt, George, his Relation mentioned, 30.

    Mowing-machine, early inventions anticipating, 202 n.

    Mowlson, Ann (Radcliffe), Lady, scholarship founded by, in 1643, re-established at Harvard College, 20, 21; identified as widow of Sir Thomas Mowlson, 160; maiden name of, shown to be Radcliffe, 160; name for Radcliffe College suggested by maiden name of, 162; pedigree of, 351–354. See also Lady Mowlson Scholarship.

    Mowlson, Anna, wife of Johanes Mowlson de Hargrave, 353.

    Mowlson, Annia, afterwards Kendrick, 353.

    Mowlson, Catharina, afterwards Richford, 353.

    Mowlson, Maria, afterwards Jermyn de Norff, 353.

    Mowlson, Mary, 353, 354.

    Mowlson, Rebecca, afterwards Ranton, 353, 354.

    Mowlson, Sir Thomas, Lord Mayor of London in 1634, facts concerning, 159 and note, 160 n., 161 n.; his widow, 160; son of Thomas Mowlson de Hargrave, 353; his will quoted, 354.

    Mowlson de Hargrave, Johanes, 353.

    Mowlson de Hargrave, Thomas, father of Sir Thomas Mowlson, 353.

    Mowlson pedigree, 353.

    Moxus, Indian, attacks Wells, 290.

    Munster, Anabaptists of, 138.

    Mugg, Indian sachem, 129.

    Mumby, England, 282.

    Municipal corporations, 192; quasi municipal corporations in Massachusetts Colony, 192–194.

    Municipalities, existence of, without incorporation, 191.

    Murray, Rev. William Henry Harrison, declines to preach Election sermon in 1872, 436.

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, works exhibited by F. L. Ames at, 262.

    Music, of the Elizabethan era, 234; discouraging effect of Puritanism on, 238. See also Psalmody.

    Musters, exemption of Quakers from, 145.

    Mytton, John, and Co., London, 368.

    Nahumkeeke, Salem referred to as, 192.

    Napoleon I., assailed in Parish’s Election sermon for 1810, 430.

    Narragansett, R. I., 368, 369.

    Narragansett Bay, R. I., 162 n.

    Narragansett Country, gift by Sewall of land in, to Harvard College, 161.

    Nash, Gilbert, his Original Journal of Gen. Solomon Lovell, and his Historical Sketch of the Town of Weymouth, mentioned, 52.

    Nash, Nathaniel Cushing, A.B., xix; elected Resident member, 351.

    Nathaniel, Captain, an Indian, 297.

    National Academy of Science, Washington, 115, 351.

    National Historical and Library Society, South Natick (erroneous title), 46 n.

    National Theatre, Boston, 313.

    Natural History and Library Society, South Natick (erroneous title), 46 n.

    Naumkeag (Salem), 77.

    Nautilus, The, vessel, 327.

    Naval Legion of the United States, institution, etc. of, 49 n.; originally organized as Sons of Naval Veterans, 68.

    Neal, Rev. Daniel, his History of New-England quoted, 374.

    Neale, Rev. Rollin Heber, 441; on human origin of government, 434.

    Needham, Nicholas, one of founders of Exeter, N. H., 275; moves to Maine, 276; probable removal to Boston, 279.

    Negroes, law proposed imposing taxes on importers of, 85 n.; act for regulating of free, 102. See also Slavery.

    Nehemiah, a character often considered in Election sermons, 411, 419.

    Nehemiah on the Wall. See Mitchel, J. Nero, 425.

    New Albion, province of, granted to Sir Edmund Plowden, 189.

    New England, 31, 84, 88, 95, 96, 100, 107, 117, 118, 119, 131, 136, 137, 254, 264, 278 and note, 280–282, 294, 298, 302, 310, 359, 360, 366, 367, 414, 440, 443; Conference to form Society to commemorate founders of, 2; population in 1775 largely descended from early settlers, 17, 18; importance of New England Historical and Genealogical Register to history of, 40; material for history of Baptist churches in, 42; object of Dedham Historical Society to illustrate history of, 43; life in, illustrated by the museum of Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 45; religious history of, perpetuated by collections of Congregational Library Association, 65; history of, as written by New England men, 69, 70; Royal Governors of Territory and Dominion of, copies of their commissions offered to Colonial Society, 76; Antinomianism in, 122; Cromwell’s scheme for colonizing settlers from, in Ireland, 124, 125; early distinguished men of, 132; Calvin’s doctrine the foundation of theology of, 134; injustice of fathers of, toward Anne Hutchinson, 140; use of Ainsworth’s Book of Psalmes in, 236; discouraging effect of Puritanism upon art in, 238; drinking among early New-Englanders, 291; slavery in, 293; social aspirations of families in, 302 n.; a plantation of religion, not of trade, 398; sins of, rehearsed by Stoughton in 1668, 399; gloomy view of sins of, expressed by Torrey in 1674, 402; Cotton Mather’s predilection for, 408, 409; degeneracy of, mentioned by Noyes in 1698, 410; jealous of encroachments of English hierarchy, 422; ministers of, fond of principles of liberty, 422; horror of preachers in, over French Revolution, 429; lukewarmness of clergy of, toward evil of slavery, 439; custom of Election sermon peculiar to, 446.

    — Charter, 374.

    — Commissioners of the United Colonies of. See Commissioners of the United Colonies of New England.

    — Council of, 226; right of coinage continued to, 219.

    — Money of, largely exported in 1682, 223; value of, regulated by Andros, 224; still considered legal currency when mint was suppressed, 224.

    New England Conference, Historical Society of. See Historical Society of the New England Conference.

    New England Historic Genealogical Society, 349; manuscripts and library of, 39; publications, 39, 40; Rolls of Membership mentioned, 40; has keeping of collections of Dorchester Antiquarian and Historical Society, 43; possessor of part of one of Faneuil’s Letter-Books, 114 n., 366; Knox papers in Cabinet of, 239 n.; Knox papers cited, viii*.

    New England Historical and Genealogical Register, relations of, to above Society, 39; value of articles in, 40; cited, 14 n., 21 n., 85 n., 86 n., 102 n., 117 n., 121 n., 159, 160, 164, 174 n., 194 n., 202 n., 275 n., 278 n., 299 n., 301 n., 352, 447 n.; quoted, 391 n., 392 n., 398 n.

    New England Magazine cited, 158 n., 351.

    New-England Methodist Historical Society, Boston, incorporation, etc. of, 53.

    New-England Methodist Historical Society, Malden, wrongly included in American Historical Association’s list, 53 n.

    New England Telegraph and Eclectic Review quoted, 429.

    New England’s First Fruits mentioned, 30.

    New England’s Jonah Cast Up mentioned, 31.

    New-England’s Prospect. See Wood, W.

    New England’s Salamander mentioned, 31.

    New France, 294.

    New Hampshire, 298, 301, 324; grant of, in 1629, to Captain John Mason, 225; plantations, acknowledged in 1643 sway of Massachusetts, 276; first settlers of, not Puritans, 278; Election sermons in, 447 and note.

    New Haven, Conn., 114 n.

    New Jersey, 114 n., 369 n.

    New North Church, Boston, 305, 308.

    New Scotland, Baronetcy of, conferred by Sir William Alexander, 188. See also Nova Scotia.

    New Somersetshire, 277, 303; lax government, etc. of, 278, 279.

    New York, 290; Dudley’s career as Chief Justice in, 92.

    New York, N. Y., 127, 367 n.; headquarters of the Archaeological Institute of America moved to, 52.

    New York State Library, set of Massachusetts Election sermons in, 448.

    Newburgh Addresses, 249.

    Newburyport, Mass., 52 n.; Public Library of, home of Historical Society of Old Newbury, 51; branch of Wheelwright family in, 297.

    Newport, R. I., 368, 369 n., 370.

    Newton, Thomas, Attorney General of Massachusetts, appointed counsel for slave Adam, 93; petitions Superior Court to protect Adam, 94; appears before Council in behalf of Adam, 97; plea for Adam, 98; appeals from Court’s decision, 99.

    Newton, Mass., 419, 450.

    Newton Theological Institution, books and papers of Backus Historical Society in, 42.

    Newtown, afterwards Cambridge, Massachusetts, 118 and note; chosen as site for fortified city, 119; withdrawal of Winthrop from, to Boston, 119; laying out of, 119; Daniel Denison’s services in, 120; Harvard College ordered to be at, 203. See also Cambridge.

    Nichols, Col. Richard, one of King’s Commissioners, 285 n.

    Nipmug country, now Oxford, Mass., 368.

    Nipmug Indians, 369 n.

    Noble, John, LL.B., xiv, xviii; of Committee of publication, ii, viii; elected Resident member, 75; announces incorporation of Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 386.

    Nomenclature of Streets in Boston cited, 409 n.

    Non-exportation and non-importation agreement favored by Bristol Convention of 1774, 180.

    Non-toleration, Higginson’s Election sermon for 1663 in favor of, 398.

    Norfolk County, Mass., 123.

    Norridgewock, Me., Indian village, attacked by English, 299.

    Norris, Rev. Edward, of Salem, preaches Election sermon for 1646, 394; sermon never printed, 451.

    North, Stephen, inn-keeper of Star Tavern, 409 n.

    North America, Colonies of, 239, 244.

    North American Review, cited, 342.

    North Carolina, 187; Lords Proprietors of, given full power of Bishops of Durham, 227.

    North Easton, Mass., 258, 259, 261, 262, 263; Public Library, 262.

    North Federal Court, Boston, 409 n.

    North River, Salem, 77.

    North Street, Boston, 364; formerly known as Conduit Street, and later as Ann Street, 95, 200 n.

    North Yarmouth, Me., 310.

    Northall Woods, near Hatfield, Herts, 161 n.

    Northwest, promoted by Society of the Cincinnati, 254.

    Norton, Rev. John (d. 1663), of Ipswich, 353, 410; permission given to print his Artillery Election sermon for 1644, 393; preaches Election sermon for 1645, 394; preaches Election sermons for 1657 and 1661, 395; his Election sermon for 1661, first delivered that was printed, 397; eccentric phrases cited, 397; preaches three Election sermons, 448, — two never printed, 451.

    Norton, Rev. John (d. 1716), of Hingham, 442; preaches Election sermon for 1708, 412.

    Norton, Mass., 176.

    Notes on Special Collections in American Libraries (Bibliographical Contributions of Library of Harvard University), cited, 32, 33 n.

    Nottinghamshire, England, 278.

    Nourse, Henry Stedman, efforts of, in historical work in Lancaster, Mass., 23.

    Nova Scotia, granted to Sir William Alexander, 187; charter of, grants power of coinage to Sir William Alexander, 225.

    Nowell, Elder Increase, of Charlestown, 209 n.

    Nowell, Samuel, 405; resigns as Treasurer of Harvard College, 205; resigned in order that Richards might take College securities, 209, 210; biographical notes on, by H. H. Edes, 209 n.

    Noyes, Rev. Nicholas, couplet by, on John Higginson, quoted, 398; his character, 409, 410; his Election sermon of 1698 quoted, 410; inhumanity of, to a witch, 410.

    Numismatic Science, promotion of, by Boston Numismatic Society, 67.

    Oak Hall estate, Boston, 200 n.

    Oak Tree Association, Charlemont, Mass., annual meetings of, 67; objects of, 68.

    Oakes, Urian, 410; signs imprimatur to Shepard’s Election sermon for 1672, 393; manuscript memorandum by, 395 n.; intolerance of, 401; full title of his Election sermon for 1673, 401 n., — reprint of sermon suggested by Thomas Prince, 417, — quoted, 445, 446.

    Oath of freeman, 118, 120.

    Oaths of adjuration and supremacy, Quakers allowed to make declaration in lieu of, 144, 145.

    Officers, civil, holding offices under certain Acts of Parliament deserving of no obedience, 179.

    Officers of American Army, constitute themselves into the Society of the Cincinnati, 239.

    Ogunquit River, Me., 277.

    Ohio River, 254.

    Old Brick meeting-house, Boston, 426.

    Old Colony, 43. See also Plymouth Colony.

    Old Colony Historical Society, Taunton, objects of, 43.

    Old Hundred, tune adapted from secular song, 232; of French origin, 235.

    Old Kingston, R. I., 162 n.

    Old Newbury, Historical Society of. See Historical Society of Old Newbury.

    Old Planters of Salem, 76; exchange house-lots in Salem for farms at Bass River, 77.

    Old Residents’ Historical Association, Lowell, 267; organization, etc. of, 44, 45.

    Old Residents’ Historical Society, Lowell, 45 n.

    Old South Association, Boston, 62; incorporation, etc., 62 n.

    Old South Church, 86 n.; meeting-house bought by Old South Association, 62 n.; frequent place of delivery of Election sermons, 423, 445; Library, see Prince Library.

    Old South Historical Society, organization, etc., 62.

    Old South Leaflets, 62.

    Old South Lectures for young people, 62.

    Old South Museum Association, incorporation, 62 n.

    Old South prize essayists, 62.

    Old South Studies in History, directors of, 62.

    Olin, William Milo, 12, 71. See also Massachusetts, Secretary of the Commonwealth.

    Oliver, Andrew, Lieut.-Gov. of Massachusetts, 420.

    Oliver Ames and Sons, establishment of, at North Easton, 258, 259.

    Olney, Hon. Richard, LL.D., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Omnia reliquit servare Rempublicam, motto on medal of Society of the Cincinnati, 244, 247.

    Orcutt, Samuel, his History of Stratford and Bridgeport, Conn., cited, 114 n.

    Original Documents … illustrating the History of Sir Walter Raleigh’s First American Colony, mentioned, 36.

    Oriskany, fight at, difference in accounts of, 70.

    Ormerod, George, his History of Cheshire cited, 353.

    Osgood, Rev. David, irritating nature of his Election sermon for 1809, 430; his list of Election preachers in 1809, 432, 449.

    Ossipee Pond, N. H., 299.

    Otis, James, 387; John Adams’s opinion of his argument on writs of assistance, 168.

    Otis, William Sigourney, A.B., xi; death of, before receiving notice of election as Resident member, 115, 146.

    Ottawa, Canada, 342.

    Overseers of the Poor of the Town of Boston, incorporated, 194, 212 and note.

    Oxenbridge, Rev. John, 400; nongraduate of Oxford, 449.

    Oxford, Mass., 368; Huguenot Memorial Society of, 54 n.

    Oxford, the tune, 235.

    Oxford University, five election preachers among graduates of, 449.

    Oxfordshire, England, 85 n.

    Pach, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Pach, Nicholas, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Paige, Rev. Lucius Robinson, his History of Cambridge cited, 203 n.

    Paine, Nathaniel, Justice of the Peace for Bristol County, 91, 108, 109.

    Paine, Nathaniel, xviii; his Account of the American Antiquarian Society mentioned, 35; bibliographies of same society compiled by, 35, 36; his The Early Paper Currency of Massachusetts mentioned, 37; his report on missing records of Worcester County Historical Society, 37 n., 38 n.; elected Resident member, 75.

    Paine, Robert Treat (d. 1814), autograph letter of, mentioned, 14.

    Palatine emigrants on Block Island, 149, 150.

    Palatine Light, tradition of, 32; A. McF. Davis’s conclusion regarding, 113.

    Palatines, vessel, 366; date of shipwreck and destination of, 114.

    Palfrey, Rev. John Gorham, his History of New England quoted, 124, 125; cited, 124 n., 140, 374.

    Palfrey family, 367 n.

    Palmer, Joseph, 387.

    Paper Bills, of Colony subject to be rent or lost, 224; bad condition of, referred to in various Election sermons, 417, 418.

    Paris, Miss, afterwards Baynton, 114 n.

    Parish, Rev. Elijah, 432; assails national government in his Election sermon for 1810, 430, — Legislature does not ask copy for press, 430, — two editions, 430.

    Park, Rev. Edwards Amasa, his Memorial of S. C. Jackson quoted, 432; evades question of slavery, 433; Discourses on some Theological Doctrines cited, 433.

    Parker, Rev. Henry Ainsworth, A.M., xix; elected Resident member, 351.

    Parker, Matthew, Archbishop of Canterbury, his Psalter, 234.

    Parker, Rt.-Rev. Samuel, appropriates without acknowledgment one of Saurin’s sermons as his Election sermon for 1793, 429.

    Parker, Rev. Theodore, 327, 441.

    Parkman, Abigail, afterwards Trask, 305.

    Parkman, Breck, 307.

    Parkman, Bridget, 304.

    Parkman, Caroline (Hall), 304, 305.

    Parkman, Rev. Ebenezer, 305; ordained minister at Westborough, 306; his character, 306; his diary, 306; his sermons, 306; styled “first Bishop of the Church in Westborough,” 307; wrote An Account of Westborough, 307.

    Parkman, Elias, of Dorchester, 304, 305; family of, 305.

    Parkman, Elias, son of Elias of Dorchester, 304, 305.

    Parkman, Eliza (Adams), 305, 306.

    Parkman, Rev. Francis, D.D., 304, 305; pastor of the New North Church, 308; gift to Harvard University, 308; his Offering of Sympathy mentioned, 309.

    Parkman, Francis, LL.D., xi, xv, xviii, xx; elected Resident member, 13; his Feudal Chiefs of Acadia cited, 124 and note; death of, 146; Edward Wheelwright to prepare memoir of, 147; brief tribute to, by A. McF. Davis, 151; manuscript from estate of, cited, 244 n.; his article in Atlantic Monthly, March, 1891, cited, 269 n.; Memoir of, by Edward Wheelwright, 304–350, — mentioned, 373; ancestry, 304–310; birth, 310; removal to Green Street, 311; to Medford, 311; out-of-door life, 311, 312; return to Boston, 313; theatrical performances, 313, 317; removal to Bowdoin Square, 313; pupil of Gideon Thayer, 314; literary work in school, 315, 317; admiration for Byron, 316; experiments in chemistry, 317; enters Harvard College, 318; friendship with B. A. Gould, 318; receives a detur, 318; work in English composition in Sophomore year (1842), 319; in list of First Eight, 319; end of his “chumship” with Gould, 319; his popularity, 319; keen insight into character, 320; interest in college affairs, 320; member of the Institute of 1770, 320; Vice-President and President of the Hasty Pudding Club, 321; connection with other college societies, 321; physical preparation for his studies of Indian life, 322; his walks with Daniel D. Slade, 322, 323, 324; excursion to the Magalloway, 325; journal of excursions, 326; visits Keene, N. H., 326; overwork in gymnasium, 327; departure for Europe by sailing-vessel, 327; few days in retreat at a convent in Rome, 327; return from Europe, 327; searching out trails of French and Indians, 328; his rank at graduation, 328; a member of Φ B K, 328; enters the Law School, 328; injury to health by study, 329; receives degree of Bachelor of Laws, 329; lessons in horsemanship, 329; made Overseer of Harvard College, 330; appointed Professor of Horticulture, 330, 341; again chosen Overseer, 330; chosen a Fellow of Corporation, 330; received degree of LL.D., 331; his bequest to Harvard, 331; his feeling for and relations to his class, 332; choice of subjects for class window, 333; duties as Fellow, 334; letters to Class Secretary in 1891 and 1892, 334, 335; a sufferer from arthritis, 335; an advocate of early marriages and large families, 335; suffers from pleurisy, 335; appointed speaker for semi-centennial anniversary of Class in 1894, 335; plan frustrated by his death, 336; beginning of his famous journey to Rocky Mountains, 336; excursion to Black Hills, 337; physical breakdown after return, 337; retirement to water-cure, 337; The Oregon Trail goes through its ninth edition, 338; pleased with Remington’s illustrations, 338; difficulties under which History of the Conspiracy of Pontiac was written, 338; his marriage, 339; death of child and wife, 339; Vassail Morton to some extent a self-revelation, 339, 340; benefit to health from horticulture, 340; election to presidency of Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 341; publication of France and England in North America, 341; contributions to magazines, 341; verdict of critics on the Historical narratives, 342; degree of LL.D. from McGill University, 342; other honors in Canada, 342; John Fiske’s estimate of his work. 343; social life and character, 344–347; home at Jamaica Plain, 344, — in Boston, 344; his courage and patience, 345; hospitality, 346; wide interests, 346; sense of humor, 346; literary taste, 346; love of simplicity, 347; many illnesses of 1892–93, 347; his death, 347; funeral, 347; gift of his class, 348; pall-bearers, 348; commemorative service in Sanders Theatre, 348; societies of which he was member, 349, 350; a founder of Archæological Institute of America, 349; first President of St. Botolph Club, 350; membership in Colonial Society, 350; works of, mentioned throughout Memoir, 304–350.

    Parkman, George Francis, 318 n., 319 n.

    Parkman, Hannah (Breck), 305.

    Parkman, John, son of Elias Parkman, 305.

    Parkman, Rebecca, married John Jarvis of Boston, 305.

    Parkman, Samuel, son of Elias, goes to Virginia, 305.

    Parkman, Samuel (d. 1824), son of Rev. Ebenezer, 307; gift to Harvard, 308; deacon of New North Church, 308; house on Bowdoin Square, 313.

    Parkman, Sarah (Rogers), 305.

    Parkman, Sarah (Trask), 304, 305.

    Parkman, Thomas, 304.

    Parkman, William, son of Ebenezer, 307.

    Parkman, William, son of Elias, 305, 306, 308.

    Parkman family, 367 n.

    Parkman Professorship of Theology, Harvard University, 308, 309.

    Parliament, 96, 191, 213, 378; first authoritative revolt against acts of, made at Salem, Oct., 1774, 164; Revolution an uprising against unconstitutional legislation of, 169; charter privileges invaded by, as shown by minutes of Bristol Convention, 1774, 177–179.

    Parsons, Anne, captured at York, 294.

    Parsons, Catherine, captured at York, 294.

    Parsons, Rev. Joseph, 420, 421.

    Parsons, Rev. Moses, expresses loyalty to George III. in 1772, 424.

    Parsons, William, loses three children in Indian attack on Wells, 294.

    Party spirit, efforts of Election preachers against, 431, 432, 436; defended, 436.

    Passionist Fathers, Convent of, Rome, 327.

    Patents granted for inventions in Massachusetts Colony, 201 n., 202 n.

    Pater Noster, direction in Bay Psalm-Book, to sing a metre as the, 237, 238.

    Patriot Preachers of the American Revolution cited, 425.

    Paul, St., 135.

    Paxton family, 367 n.

    Payson, Rev. Samuel Phillips, on petty criticism of public affairs, 427.

    Peabody, Rev. Andrew Preston, 450; indignation of, at approval of lawlessness during struggle for independence, 175; a critical tone in his Election sermon for 1872, 436, 437.

    Peabody, Rev. Endicott, LL.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Peabody, George, Proceedings of Massachusetts Historical Society paid for by income from gift of, 33.

    Peabody, Rev. William Bourn Oliver, on party spirit, 431.

    Peabody Institute of Archæology and Ethnology, Cambridge, Mass., relics belonging to Massachusetts Historical Society deposited with, 27.

    Peck, Prof. William Dandridge, 27.

    Peirce, Benjamin, 318.

    Peirce, James Mills, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Pelby, William, 313.

    Pelham, England, 117.

    Pella, Iowa, 450.

    Pemaquid, Me., 301.

    Pemberton, Rev. Ebenezer (d. 1717), 405; with John Saffin when he died, 86 n.; incident connected with his Election sermon for 1710, 413, — this sermon quoted, 442.

    Pemberton, Rev. Ebenezer (d. 1777), expresses fear of French and Indian war, 420.

    Pemberton Square, Boston, 54.

    Pendleton, Major Brian, appointed to Council of Province of Maine, 287 n.

    Penn, William, grant of 1681 to, silent as regards right of coining, 227.

    Pennsylvania, 114 n., 249, 367 n., 369 n.; Charter of 1681 silent as to right of coining, 227.

    Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography cited, 114 n.

    Pepperell, Sir William, 269; an example of early aristocratic tendency of Province of Maine, 278.

    Pepperell Expedition in 1745, remarks on cross taken by, 269.

    Pepys, Samuel, 405.

    Pequot war, Boston followers of John Wheelwright refuse to serve in 274.

    Percy, Hugh, Earl, afterwards Duke of Northumberland, 355.

    Percy Reliques, 316.

    Perry, Arthur Latham, his Berkshire at Bennington mentioned, 51.

    Perry, Horatio Justus, 320, 321, 334.

    Petaquamscott, R. I., gift of land at, to Harvard College by Sewall, 162 and note.

    Petaquamscott River, R. I., 162 n.

    Peters, Rev. Hugh, 42 n., 158.

    Petershall, Robert, 199 n.

    Petitcler, Emma Laura (wife of Felix Francis), her Recollections of Elder Leland mentioned, 51.

    Phelps, Rev. Austin, reference to, 435.

    Phelps, Hon. Edward John, LL.D., xii, xix; elected Honorary member, 157; letter of acceptance, 182; speaks at Annual dinner, 385.

    Φ B K, 328.

    Philadelphia, Pa., 180, 366, 368, 369 n.; the Palatines bound for, when wrecked, 114.

    Philip, Sachem. See King Philip’s war.

    Phillips, Gillam, 367.

    Phillips, Henry, 367.

    Phillips, John Lemuel Thomas, 50; his Sketches of the Early Ministers of Windsor mentioned, 50.

    Phillips, Rev. Samuel, of Rowley (d. 1696), no trace of his Election sermon for 1678, 404, 451; imprisoned for free speech, 404.

    Phillips, Rev. Samuel, of Andover (d. 1771), rebukes extravagance, 419.

    Phillips, Wendell, 404.

    Phillips Academy, Andover, Trustees of, incorporated, 212 n., 213 and note.

    Phillips (Exeter) Academy, 258.

    Phillips family, 367 n.

    Phips, Capt. Samuel, 416.

    Pickering, Timothy, 430.

    Pickman family, 367 n.

    Pickton, Thomas, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Pieces of Eight, 223; value of, regulated by Andros, 224.

    Pierce, John, Paymaster-General of the United States, 248.

    Pierce, Rev. John, 444, 449; his interest in Election sermons, 389, 405, 433, — list of them in his sermon for 1849, 433, 449, — his own collection, 433, 447, 448; opposed to slavery 441; longest graduated of Election preachers at time of sermon, 448.

    Pike, Rev. John, attacks Roman Catholicism, 435.

    Pike, Capt. Richard, appointed a Massachusetts Bay Commissioner, 285 n.

    Piles Grove Precinct, N. J., 370.

    Pilgrim Hall, Plymouth, 42 n.

    Pilgrim Society, Plymouth, incorporation of, 64.

    Pilgrims of Plymouth, influence and character of, 18; memorials of, preserved by Pilgrim Society, 64; landing of, at Provincetown, to be commemorated by Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 64 n.; tunes brought by, from Holland, 228; followers of Brown, 235, 236; Ainsworth the psalmodist of, 236; musical element in psalmody of, 237.

    Pindar, 253.

    Pine-trees, monopoly granted for manufacture of pitch, etc. from, 201 n.; grants of, 202 n.

    Piper, William Taggard, Ph.D., xix; elected Resident member, 182.

    Piracy, trial of Quelch for, at Star Tavern, 409 n.

    Piscataqua, Maine, joins combination against government by Colony, 282.

    Piscataqua River, Maine, 275, 277; aristocratic basis of early society near, 278.

    Pistoles, Spanish, 224.

    Pitch, monopoly granted for manufacture of, 201 n.

    Pittsfield, Mass., 50; headquarters of Berkshire Athenæum, 67.

    Plain Dealing in Newes from New England mentioned, 31.

    Plaisted, Elisha, 301; marries daughter of John Wheelwright, 296; captured by Indians, 297; ransomed, 297.

    Plaisted, Hannah (Wheelwright), 296, 301.

    Plaisted, John, captured by Indians, 297 n.

    Plaisted, Mary (Rishworth), captured by Indians, 295.

    Plan of Dedham Village mentioned, 44.

    Plato, 136.

    Plough Patent, 282.

    Plowden, Sir Edmund, grant to, 188, 189.

    Plymouth, England, company holding patent of Plymouth Colony limited to, 185.

    Plymouth, Mass., 42 n., 86 n., 304, 305, 309, 359, 360; memorials relating to, collected by Pilgrim Society, 64; S. L. Thorndike’s paper on Psalmodies of Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay, 228–238; asked to assist refugees at Wells, Me., 290.

    — Pilgrim Hall, 42 n.

    — Pilgrim Society, 64.

    See also Pilgrims.

    Plymouth Colony, 12, 21, 22, 304; Preliminary conference to form Society composed in part of descendants of residents of, 1, 2; lineal descent from residents of, furnishes eligibility to membership in this Society, 5; influence and character of founders of, 18; not rigorous against heretics, 140; company holding patent of, limited to Plymouth, England, 185; neighborhoods and wards in, not well defined, 192; lax methods of formally establishing towns in, 193; attitude of, toward psalmody, 235, 237, 238; use of Ainsworth’s Book of Psalmes in, 236; character of colonists, 278; Election sermons delivered in, 446; General Court of, 86 n.

    Plymouth Colony Records, cited, 86 n., 125 n., 126 n., 127 n.; quoted, 193 n.

    Plymouth Company, two colonies sent out by, in 1607, 277; grants Plough Patent to Alexander Rigby, 282.

    Plymouth County Convention, 1774, 165.

    Plymouth Fathers Hall Association, incorporation of, 64 n.

    Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 268; incorporation, etc. of, 45.

    Poole, William Frederick, his edition of Johnson’s Wonder-working Providence cited, 119 n., 123 n., — mentioned, 31, — quoted, 119 n., 120 n., 123 n.

    Poore, Benjamin Perley, his Federal and State Constitutions cited, 216 n., 217 n., 219 n., 225 n., 227 n.

    Pope, Alexander, 316.

    Pope, Franklin Leonard, his Western Boundary of Massachusetts mentioned, 50.

    Pope, John, Brigadier-General U. S. A., papers on campaign of, to be published, 48.

    Popery, alleged attempt in 1775 to reestablish, in Canada, 426.

    Popham, Chief Justice Sir John, 277 n.

    Popham, Elizabeth, wife of Richard Champemowne, 277 n.

    Popham Colony, 277; wretched material of, 278.

    Pormortt, Philemon, 275 and note, 276; avows loyalty to Church of England, 284.

    Port Bill. See Boston, Port Bill.

    Porter, Rev. Edward Griffin, A.M., xi, xiii, xix, 174, 355; of Committee of publication, ii, viii; elected Resident member, 75; thinks Boston Massacre could hardly have been avoided, 171; justifies Tea Party, 172.

    Portraits: of Judge Samuel Sewall, opposite 89; of F. L. Ames, opposite 258; of F. Parkman, opposite 304.

    Portsmouth, N. H., 296, 297, 301, 302, 323, 336, 345, 347; forces at, during King Philip’s war, 129.

    Portsmouth, R. I., 161 n.

    Powers, Rev. Peter, preached first Vermont Election sermon, 447.

    Prayer-book of Edward VI., 229.

    Prerogatives of the King, granting of a charter which created a corporation to be counted among, 185; reluctance of General Court of Massachusetts to tread upon, 209; right of regulating value of foreign coins among, 218; coining held to be one of, 220; General Court asks pardon for trespassing upon, 223.

    Prescott, James, 387.

    Press, censorship of, in Massachusetts Colony, 393.

    Prince, Rev. Thomas, his copy of Ainsworth’s Book of Psalmes, 236; his Election sermon for 1730 contains selections from Stoughton’s for 1668, 399; interest of, in Election sermons, 405; suggests reprint of some early Election sermons, 416, 417; on absence of profanity in New England, 443.

    Prince Library, 236, 448; memorandum in, relating to Election sermons, 396 n.

    Prince Society, 131, 370; incorporation, etc. of, 66; publications cited, 121 n., 221 n., 225 n., 227 n.; mentioned, 271 n.

    Private companies to which charters were granted under Massachusetts Colony, 195–202.

    Privy Council, 366; appeal of Quakers of Dartmouth, Mass., to, 141; petition to, of Episcopalians in Boston, 142; allows an act of Massachusetts Legislature for further exemption of Quakers from taxation, 143; right of Massachusetts Province to create corporations admitted by, 195; dissatisfaction of, with charters of Harvard College of 1692 and 1697, etc., 207, 208; orders examination of charge by Randolph relating to coinage, 221.

    Procter, John, condemned witch, inhumanity of Nicholas Noyes to, 410.

    Profanity, in maritime places, condemned in Turner’s Election sermon for 1773, 425; absence of, according to Thomas Prince, 443.

    Prohibition, favored in some Election sermons, 444.

    Prospect Hill, Charlestown, Mass., 324.

    Protectorate, freedom of Massachusetts Company during, 190.

    Protestant Churches, Deacons of, in Massachusetts Province, incorporated to hold eleemosynary funds, 211.

    Protestants, foreign, ordered from England during reign of Bloody Mary, 229; subsidence of, in England, at death of Edward VI., 231.

    Providence Plantations, refugees from religious intolerance find sanctuary in, 140 n.

    Province Bills, protest against, 415.

    Province Charter. See Massachusetts, Charters.

    Province Laws of Massachusetts, support of editor of, by Massachusetts Historical Society, 28; value of material therein relating to Harvard College, 209 n.; mentioned, 87 n.; cited, 194 n., 207 n., 208 n., 211 n., 212 n., 213 n., 292 n., 293 n., 370 n., 409 n.; quoted, 419 n.; (Resolves) cited, 92 n., 94 n.; (Private Acts) cited, 93 n. See also Commissioners on the Publication of the Acts and Resolves of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay.

    Province Notes, 377.

    Provincetown, Mass., headquarters of Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 64 n.

    Provincial Congress, Concord, 1774, 176; motives which induced formation of, 163; first to show authoritative revolt, held in Salem in Oct., 1774, 164; recommendations of county conventions regarding formation of congress at Concord, 165; Journals of, 170; Resolves of Bristol Convention as appearing in, 176 n.; orders taxes to be paid to Henry Gardner, 256; delegates not to exceed deputies to General Court, 257.

    Provincial Council of Maine. See Maine.

    Provincial Governors, Royal Commissions to. See Royal Commissions.

    Psalmodies of Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay, paper by S. L. Thorndike, 228–238.

    Psalmody, metrical, an offence to many in Church of England, 233.

    Psalm-singing, deficiency of American works on, 228.

    Psalms, Sternhold publishes metrical version of nineteen, 230; in common metre, 234, 235.

    Psalter, article on, in Grove’s Encyclopædia referred to, 228.

    Public Advertiser (London), 387.

    Public Bills, forgeries on, 442.

    Public Record Office, London, 76, 271, 374.

    Public Schools. See Education, Free Schools, Schools.

    Puffer, Rev. Reuben, predicts in 1803 the downfall of the Republic, 429.

    Puritanism, 284; origin of, 228, 229; crushed out during reign of Mary, 229; revived under Elizabeth, 229; psalmody one of earliest fruits of, 230; spread of, in Church of England shown by use of metrical psalmody, 233; discouraging effect on art, 238; of the Bay, its subtle hostility to royal power, 279.

    Puritans, 278, 280, 282; influence and character of, 18; history of, illustrated by library of American Congregational Association, 66; of England, 170; advantage taken by, of wording of Massachusetts charter, 185; tunes brought by, to Salem and Boston, 228; John Hooper, the first, 229; Sternhold and Hopkins the classic of psalmody of, 230, 231; earliest melodies used by, suggested mostly by French tunes, 232; later psalmody of, had English flavor, 235; descendants of, 303.

    Putnam, Rev. George, outspoken against slavery, 440.

    Quakers, 133; exiled by Massachusetts colonists, 69; Daniel Denison’s attitude toward, 127; teachings of, similar to those of Tauler, 136; laid foundations in New England for Methodist revival, 137; Massachusetts indebted to, for religious freedom, 137; persecution of, a blot, 139; note on, as Propagandists of Religious Liberty in Massachusetts, by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 140–145; dislike expressed for, in Shepard’s Election sermon of 1672, 400; called enemies by Cotton Mather, 408.

    Quarter Sessions, Boston. See Boston.

    Quasi Municipal Corporations in Massachusetts Colony, 192.

    Quebec, Canada, 294, 301, 306, 342.

    Quebec County, 342.

    Queen Anne’s war, 298.

    Quelch, Capt. John, tried for piracy at Star Tavern, Boston, 409 n.

    Quincy, Henry Parker, M.D., xvii, xviii; elected Resident member, 13; elected member of Council for three years, 155; occupies chair in absence of President, 216.

    Quincy, Josiah, Jr. (d. 1775), justified Boston Tea Party, 172.

    Quincy, Josiah (d. 1864), President of Harvard College, 320; opinion on certain charters of Harvard College, 204 n.; his History of Harvard University cited, 162, 202 n., 204 n., 205 n., 207 n., 209 n., 215 n., 270 n., 308,— quoted, 184 n., 205, 308, — important omissions from, 379.

    Quincy, Gen. Samuel Miller, meeting in memory of, held by Bostonian Society, 54.

    Quincy family, 367 n.

    Quincy Historical Society, 267; incorporation of, 182; purposes, 183.

    Quint, Rev. Alonzo Hall, preaches eloquent Election sermon for 1866, 436, — list of preachers in this sermon, 449.

    Quo warranto, brought against Massachusetts in 1683, Attorney-General Sawyer on, 223.

    Rackemann, Charles Sedgwick, xviii, 1, 4; a founder of this Society, 12.

    Radcliffe, Ann, Lady Mowlson. See Mowlson, Ann (Radcliffe), Lady.

    Radcliffe, Anthony, alderman of London, father of Lady Mowlson, 354.

    Radcliffe, Anthony, brother of Lady Mowlson, will of, 160 n., 354.

    Radcliffe, Anthony, nephew of Lady Mowlson, 160, 161, 352.

    Radcliffe, Dorothy, afterwards Gerrard, 160 n., 354.

    Radcliffe, Edward, brother of Lady Mowlson, 160, 352, 354.

    Radcliffe, Elizabeth, afterwards Harvey, 160 n., 354.

    Radcliffe College, 351, 355; proposed incorporation of, 162.

    Raey, Daniell, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Railroad corporations of which F. L. Ames was director, 260.

    Raimont, William, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Rale, Sebastian, French priest, 299.

    Raleigh, Sir Walter, 277; Elizabeth’s grants to, 186; corporation made by, 186.

    Raleigh, City of, intended to be erected in Virginia, 186.

    Randolph, Edward, his opinion of Daniel Denison, 131; on government of Harvard College in 1676, 199; sent in 1676 to report on Massachusetts Colony, 220; Report on coins in Colony, 221; in 1679, reports that money is still coined, 222; asks that a quo warranto be brought, and charter annulled, 222; presents in 1683 Articles against Massachusetts Bay, 223; called a wicked man, 404.

    Ranton, Nicholas, 353, 354.

    Ranton, Rebecca (Mowlson), 353, 354.

    Ratcliffe. See Radcliffe.

    Ravenscroft, Thomas, 234, 237; his editions of Sternhold and Hopkins, 232, 235; his metres of Psalms compared with those of Ainsworth, 237.

    Rawson, Edward, secretary of committee presenting petition to General Court, 81.

    Rawson, Rev. Grindall, 410; reference to his Election sermon for 1709, 412; quoted as to drunkenness, 442.

    Raymond, Rev. Miner, favors prohibition in his Election sermon for 1854, 444.

    Raynham, Mass., 176.

    Record Commissioners. See Boston.

    Records of the Company of the Massachusetts Bay mentioned, 36.

    Redding, Conn., 114 n.

    Reed, Gen. Joseph, viii*.

    Reformation, English, little sympathy of Lutherans with, 229.

    Regicides, in John Russell’s house in Hadley, 398.

    Rehoboth, Mass., 176; Goff Memorial building, 56; Trustees of the First and Second Parish of, incorporated, 211.

    Rehoboth Antiquarian Society, 267; incorporation, etc. of, 56.

    Rehoboth Public Library, 56.

    Religious liberty, in Massachusetts, indebted to Quakers, 137; Quakers as Propagandists of, in Massachusetts, note by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 140–145.

    Religious tyranny of Bay Colony, 284.

    Rembrandt, two portraits by, owned by F. L. Ames, 262.

    Remington, Frederic, 338.

    Revivalists, 137.

    Revolution, American. See American Revolution.

    Revolutionary soldiers, markers for graves of, 157.

    P T Δ, Harvard College Society, 321.

    Rhode Island, 126, 249, 275, 358, 367 n., 368; cruelty against Quakers who found safety in, 139; claimed jurisdiction of territory east of Seaconnet River, 140; refugees from religious intolerance found sanctuary in, 140; boundary line between, and Connecticut, 161 n.; Charter of 1663 silent as to right of coining, 227; asked to assist refugees at Wells, Me., 290; General Assembly, 369 n. See also Bristol, Newport, Providence.

    Rhode Island Colonial Records cited, 161 n., 368 n., 369 n.

    Rice, Benjamin, of Sudbury, testimony regarding conduct of slave Adam, 109.

    Rich, Thomas, first Earl of Warwick, 278.

    Richards, John, treasurer of Harvard College, 379; reappointed, 1686, 205; his College account-books: entries from, 205, 206, — recovery of, 206 n., — two fac-similes of pages of, opposite 205, 206; takes securities of College in his own name, 210; position of Treasurer held open for him, 210 n.; chosen Massachusetts agent, 223; instructions to, 223.

    Richardson, Henry Hobson, architectural work done by, for Ames family, 262, 263.

    Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal, Due de, 356.

    Richford de Salop, Catharina (Mowlson), 353.

    Richford de Salop, William, 353.

    Richmond’s Island, Me., 297; burned, 289.

    Rigby, Alexander, purchases Plough Patent, 282.

    Rights of Conscience, Baptists as upholders of, 145.

    Riots discountenanced by Bristol Convention of 1774, 179.

    Rishworth, Edward, 275 and note, 276; removal to York, Me., 279; signs petition to Cromwell for government under Bay Colony, 283; marries daughter of Rev. John Wheelwright, 284; appointed one of Council to govern Province of Maine, 284, 287 n.; appointed one of twelve magistrates to govern Province, 285; influence in Province, 286.

    Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de, medal of Society of the Cincinnati to be given to, 248.

    Römer, Col. Wolfgang William, engineer in charge of fortifying Castle Island, 92 n.

    Rogers, ranger, route of, 325 n.

    Rogers, Rev. Ezekiel, democratic nature of his Election sermon for 1643, 392, — sermon never printed, 451; speaks against re-election of Winthrop, 392, 393.

    Rogers, John, the martyr, 229.

    Rogers, Rev. John, of Boxford (d. 1745), pamphlet by, ordered to be burnt by common hangman, 412.

    Rogers, Rev. Nathaniel, probability that Election sermon for 1647 was preached by, 394, 395.

    Rogers, Sarah, afterwards Parkman, 305.

    Rogers Building, Boston, site of, 426 n., 445.

    Rolfe, Benjamin, 369 n.

    Roman Catholic Church, its control over Indians noticed in Mayhew’s Election sermon for 1754, 419; violent attack on, in Pike’s Election sermon for 1857, 435; absence of clergymen of, in ceremonies of Election day, 449.

    Rome, Italy, 229, 327.

    Rootes, Josiah, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Rosier, James, his True Relation of Waymouth’s Voyage mentioned, 31.

    Rosin, monopoly granted for manufacture of, 201 n.

    Rossiter, Joanna, afterwards Cotton, 305.

    Rotterdam, Holland, 367 n.

    Rousseau, Pierre Étienne Théodore, 262.

    Roxbury, Mass., 270, 295, 324, 450; William Denison settles at, in 1631, 117; his services to town, 118; Indian path from, to Ipswich, 121.

    — Eustis-Street Burying-Ground, 266.

    Roxbury Latin School, Donors of, 118 and note.

    Roxbury Military Historical Society, 267; objects of, 48 n.; steps of, towards preservation of Eustis-Street Burying-Ground, 266.

    Royal Governors of the Territory and Dominion of New England and of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, Commissions and Instructions of, 148, 149, 373; to appear in vol. ii. of Publications of this Society, viii; copies of, offered to Society by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 76.

    Royal Historical Society of London, 349.

    Royal Society of Canada, 349.

    Royalists, 283.

    Royall family, 367 n.

    Royals, quarter and half, value of, regulated by Andros, 224.

    Ruggles, Mrs. Martha (Woodbridge), (widow of Samuel Ruggles), Sewall presents her with Election sermons, 415.

    Rum, 442.

    Rumford Historical Association, Woburn, incorporation, etc. of, 51.

    Rump Parliament, Massachusetts authorities compared to, 220.

    Runawit, Sagamore Indian, 298 n.

    Russell, Rev. John, his Election sermon for 1665 probably not printed, 398, 451.

    Russell, Rev. Jonathan, his Election sermon for 1704 quoted, 412.

    Russell, William, 315.

    Russell, Hon. William Eustis, LL.D., six, 1; elected Resident member, 115; speaks at first Annual dinner, 156.

    Russell, William Goodwin, 1.

    Ryal Side, Salem, Mass., 76 n.

    Rymer, Thomas, his Fœdera cited, 186 n., 188 n.

    Sabbath. See Sunday.

    Sacheverell, Henry, 178.

    Saco, Maine, 270 n., 278, 280, 285 n.; attacked by Indians, 288; set on fire, 289.

    Saco River, Me., 301.

    Saffin, Adam. See Adam.

    Saffin, Benjamin, 361, 361 n., 362.

    Saffin, Elizabeth (Lidget), marriage and death of, 86 n.; probable settlement of property upon, by husband, 87 n.

    Saffin, Grace, wife of Simon Saffin, 360.

    Saffin, Judge John, 358, 360; controversy with Samuel Sewall, 84; birth, ancestry, appearance in Scituate, removal to Virginia, 85 n.; marriages, removal to Boston, public offices, death, 86 n.; property, 87 n.; instrument from which grew contention with Adam, 88; summoned before Sewall, 89; refuses to give up Adam, 89; promoted to Superior Court of Judicature, 90; sits at Adam’s trial, 90; accusations against his conduct of case, 91; given custody of Adam, further trouble, 92; not reappointed, 92; suit brought against, by Adam, 93; threatens transportation, 94; appeal of, to Legislature, 95–97; Legislature decrees that the matter be heard before next Court of General Sessions for Suffolk, 97; Court again grants him possession of Adam, 98; Court reverses its judgment, 99; Saffin again appeals to Legislature, 99, 100; finds no further satisfaction, 102; fac-simile of title-page of his pamphlet, opposite 103; reports concerning his treatment of Adam, 103; lets farm, stock, and slave to Thomas Shepard, promises freedom to Adam, charges him with insolence, 104; takes him to Boston, summoned before Sewall and Addington, 105, 106; defence, 106; his instrument promising Adam’s emancipation, 107; comments on testimony of Shepard, complains that judgment of Court is not entered, promises not to send Adam out of country, 110; given temporary authority over Adam, 111; sends Adam to Castle Island, and, later, attempts his transportation, 111; his Pamphlet, appendix to, 103–112; contention with John Alborough, 161 n.; granted monopoly for manufacture of pitch, etc., 201 n., 202 n.; Tomb and Family of, by A. C. Goodell, Jr., 358–363.

    Saffin, John, eldest son of Judge John, 358, 361, 362.

    Saffin, John, second son of Judge John, 361, 362.

    Saffin, Joseph, sixth son of Judge John, 361, 362.

    Saffin, Joseph, eighth son of Judge John, 361.

    Saffin, Josiah, fifth son of Judge John, 361.

    Saffin, Martha (Willett), marriage and death of, 86 n.; tomb, 358; record of marriage with John Saffin, 360; confinements of, 361; death, 362.

    Saffin, Simon, father of Judge John, 360.

    Saffin, Simon, son of Judge John, 361, 362.

    Saffin, Thomas, 361; death and epitaph of, 86 n.

    Saffin v. Green, 86 n.

    Sagadahoc, Me., 277.

    Sagamore Indians, 275; land purchased from, 298 n.

    Sainsbury, William Noel, 375.

    St. Botolph Club, Boston, 350; preliminary conference of society at, 1; adjourned meeting at, 3.

    St. Castin, Baron de, 289.

    St. Christopher le Stocks, London, Registers of, 353, 354.

    St. Dunstan’s, Stepney, Middlesex, Eng., 86 n.

    St. Étienne, Charles, title of Baronet of New Scotland conferred upon, 188.

    St. Michael’s Church, Bishops Stortford, Herts, England, 117.

    St. Sulpice, Seigniory of, at Le Lac des Deux Montagnes, Canada, 294.

    Salem, County of, N. J., 370.

    Salem, Mass., 79, 80, 81, 120, 121 n., 133, 228, 236, 304, 305, 450; services of Dr. Henry Wheatland to institutions of, 42 n.; farms of Old Planters of, 76; and the planters of Conant’s Colony, 77; imperfections in town records of, 78; action of, in petition of Bass River, 81, 82; reply to order served by General Court, 83; grants petition of Beverly Church, 84; Assembly of 1774 held at, 163; failure of new Assembly to meet there, 163, 164; Provincial Congress thereupon formed at, 164; first authoritative revolt against Acts of Parliament there made, 164; General Assembly at, Oct., 1774, called upon to form Provincial Congress at, 180; referred to as Nahumkeeke, 192.

    — Essex Street, 77.

    — First Church, early church on site of present, 77; inhabitants of Bass River, separate from, 78.

    — Marine Society at, incorporated, 212.

    — North River, 77.

    — South River, 77.

    Salem Village, now Danvers, Mass., 62.

    Salem Witchcraft, Bi-centennial anniversary of, 62; treatment of, by Massachusetts historians, 69; Joshua Moody said to have advised evasion of trial for, 403; indemnity suggested in Loring’s Election sermon for 1737 for victims of, 417.

    Salisbury, Stephen (Jr.), President of American Antiquarian Society, 46.

    Salisbury, Me., 292.

    Salisbury, Mass., 282.

    Salisbury Hall, in building of Worcester Society of Antiquity, 46.

    Salt, early methods of manufacture of, 201 n.

    Salter family, 367 n.

    Saltonstall, Elizabeth, afterwards Cotton, 305.

    Saltonstall, Hon. Leverett, A.M., xi, xii, xviii, xx, 1, 115, 257; deceased, xx; elected Vice-President, 11; a founder of this Society, 12; designated to prepare memoir of F. L. Ames, 147; unable to serve longer as member of Council, 147; vote of regret at his declination to be renominated for Vice-President, 155; his Memoir of F. L. Ames, 258–264; chosen as substitute for speaker at fiftieth anniversary of class of 1844, H. C., 335.

    Saltonstall, Madam Mary (wife of Gov. Gurdon), 405.

    Saltonstall, Nathaniel (d. 1707), 310.

    Saltonstall, Sir Richard, 310.

    Saltonstall, Richard, son of Sir Richard, 197, 394.

    Saltonstall, Richard Middlecott, A.B., a Resident member, xix.

    Salt works, Charlestown, Mass., 201 n.

    Salvation Army, 139; barracks, 314.

    Salvation through election, according to Calvin, 134.

    Sanctification, doctrine of, 135.

    Sandelands, Annika (Kyn), afterwards Baynton, 114 n.

    Sandelands, James, 114 n.

    Sanders Theatre, Harvard College, 330, 343, 348.

    Sandwich, Mass., 305, 309.

    Sanford, Hon. John Eliot, A.M., xix; elected Resident member, 265.

    Sanford, Captain Peleg, 369 n.

    Sapper, Thomas, disguise for Saffin, 86 n.

    Sargent, Charles Sprague, 348.

    Sargent, Lucius Manlius, 367; his Dealings with the Dead cited, 114 n., 367 n., 368 n.

    Satan, Francis Parkman’s rifle, 325.

    Saunders, Laurence, the martyr, 229.

    Saurin, Jacques, sermon by, appropriated without acknowledgment by Samuel Parker as his Election sermon for 1793, 429.

    Savage, James, 162 n.; on character of population in New England in 1775, 17, 18; his low opinion of Hubbard’s History of New England, 29 n.; his opinion of Daniel Denison quoted, 131; on annulment of Colony charter, 205 n.; his Genealogical Dictionary of New England cited, 279 n., 360 n.,— quoted, 86 n.

    Savage, Major Thomas, placed in command of Massachusetts forces in King Philip’s War, 129; conveyance to, 200 n.; estate of, 200 n.

    Savage family, 367 n.

    Sawyer, Attorney-General Sir Robert, on quo warranto brought against Massachusetts in 1683, 223.

    Sayer, William, 287.

    Schminck, Peter, 317.

    School laws, efforts of towns to evade, 412.

    Schools, need of, presented in Election sermons, 401, 415, 444. See also Education; Free Schools.

    Schutte, Mrs. Mary, 319.

    Scituate, Mass., 85 n.

    Scollay family, 367 n.

    Scotch-Irish colonists settle in Londonderry, N. H., 298.

    Scotch Psalters, 234.

    Scotland, 93, 327.

    Scots Charitable Society, Boston, 200 n.

    Scott, Sir Walter, 315, 316.

    Scottish Army in the North, money lent to, by Lady Mowlson, 161 and note.

    Scottow, Capt. Joshua, appointed one of Council of Province of Maine, 287 n.

    Scull, Gideon Delaplaine, editor of Voyage of Peter Esprit Radisson, 66.

    Seaconnet River, R. I., 140.

    Sears, Joshua Montgomery, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 13; of Auditing committee, 115, — signs report of this committee, 154.

    Sears, Philip Howes, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 20.

    Sea-water, invention for making salt from, in 1670, 201 n.

    Sedgwick, Henry Dwight, A.B., xix; elected Resident member, 182.

    Sedgwick, Capt. Robert, 196, 197.

    Seeley, Rev. Raymond Hoyt, curious proposition by, to obviate spoils-hunting, 434.

    Seigniory of St. Sulpice at Le Lac des Deux Montagnes, Canada, 294.

    Separatists, 236, 398.

    Seventh Commandment, breaches of, 442.

    Sewall, Hannah (wife of Judge Samuel), gift of land to Harvard College, 162.

    Sewall, Rev. Joseph (son of Judge Samuel), taken ill during Cheever’s Election sermon for 1712, 413; strict views of, on Sunday-keeping, 415, 416.

    Sewall, Chief-Justice Samuel, 100, 412; controversy with John Saffin, 84; his Selling of Joseph, 85; motive of, in writing it, 85 n.; Saffin’s reply, 86; reference by, to Saffin’s death, 86 n.; conies into possession of estate on Mill Creek, and builds a malthouse, 87 n.; summons Saffin to appear before him, 89; animadverts upon his conduct towards slave Adam, 89; his portrait, newly engraved for A. C. Goodell, Jr., opposite 89; charges against Saffin’s action during Adam’s trial, 91; summons Saffin for refusal to free Adam, 105; founds Sewall Scholarship, 161, 162; comment by, on memorandum of names of Artillery and Election preachers, 395 n., 396 n.; solicitude of, for collecting Election sermons, 405; makes presents of Election sermons, 415, 416; his Selling of Joseph first public plea for emancipation, 439; his Diary cited, 85 n., 86 n., 87 n., 93 n., — quoted, 97 n., 162 n., 403, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, 415, 416; his Letter-Book mentioned, 31, — cited, 87 n.

    Sewall family, 367 n.

    Sewall Papers mentioned, 31.

    Sewall Scholarship at Harvard College, 161.

    Sexton of the Old School (L. M. Sargent), 367.

    Shakespeare, William, 230, 238, 316; first quoted by Election preachers in 1782, 428.

    Sharp, Rev. Daniel, two editions printed of his Election sermon for 1824, 431.

    Shattuck, George Otis, LL.B., xix; elected Resident member, 157.

    Shaw, Quincy Adams, xi; gift from, forms nucleus of permanent Publication Fund, 116, 148, 153, 154, 382; accompanies Francis Parkman to Rocky Mountains, 336.

    Shaw, Major Samuel, draught of Articles of Association of Society of the Cincinnati in handwriting of, viii*, 244 n., 250; his Journals cited, 250 n.

    Shays’s Rebellion, reviewed in Lyman’s Election sermon for 1787, 429.

    Sheepscot, Me., 301.

    Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 316.

    Shepard, Hannah, testimony of, regarding conduct of slave Adam, 109.

    Shepard, Rev. Jeremiah, makes unfeeling reference to Indians, 414.

    Shepard, Sarah, testimony regarding conduct of slave Adam, 109.

    Shepard, Thomas, of Bristol, 101; receives into his service slave Adam, 88; charges against Adam, 90; conduct of Adam towards, 103; rents farm, stock, and slave from Saffin, 104; asks that latter be sent away for insolence, 105; testimony in regard to Adam’s conduct, 107–110.

    Shepard, Rev. Thomas, of Cambridge (d. 1649), 410; effect of his Election sermon for 1637 on the John Wheelwright trouble, 391; power of his preaching, 391; discovery of manuscript of his Election sermon for 1638, 391, — Ezra Stiles had manuscript copy of this sermon, 392; preached two Election sermons, 448, — never printed, 451.

    Shepard, Rev. Thomas, of Charlestown (d. 1677), imprimatur in his Election sermon for 1672, 393: his Eye-salve, Election sermon of 1672, an American classic, 400, 410, — quoted, 400, 401, — hatred of toleration in, 401, — reprinting of, suggested by Thomas Prince, 417.

    Shepard Congregational Society, Cambridge, 59.

    Shepard Historical Society, Cambridge, 267; organization, etc. of, 59.

    Shepherd. See Shepard.

    Sherman, Elizabeth (wife of Richard), claimant against Captain Keayne, 393.

    Sherman, Rev. John, signs imprimatur to Shepard’s Election sermon for 1672, 393.

    Shine, John, testimony regarding conduct of slave Adam, at Castle Island, 112 n.

    Shoemakers’ Guild, incorporated in Boston, 197; powers granted to, 197, 198.

    Shorter Catechism, 134.

    Shurtleff, Nathaniel Bradstreet, his Topographical and Historical Description of Boston cited, 200 n., 409 n.

    Shute, Rev. Daniel, preaches conciliatory Election sermon in 1768, 421.

    Shuttleworth, Miss Hannah, bequest of, to Dedham Historical Society, 44.

    Sibley, Rev. John Langdon, 206 n., 379; his Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University cited, 210 n., 304 n., 310 n., 396 n., 398, 401, 402, 405, 407, 408 n., 411, 414, — quoted, 409, 412, 414, 415.

    Sicily, 327.

    Sidmouth, Devon, England, 304.

    Silver, minting and stamping of, in Massachusetts Colony, 224; coined by Lord Baltimore, 226.

    Silver Bank of 1740, 378.

    Silver-plate for payment of debts, 220.

    Simony, Rev. John Wheelwright guilty of, 271, 272.

    Simpkins, Capt. Nicholas, 199 n.

    Simple Cobbler of Agawam. See Ward, Rev. Nathaniel.

    Sinai, 137.

    Sins, arraignment of, in Adams’s Election sermon for 1685, 406.

    Sioux Indians. See Dakota Indians.

    Sisson, John, refuses to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141.

    Skinner, Rev. Warren, preached last regular Vermont Election sermon, 447.

    Slade, Daniel Denison, M.D., xi, xiii, xvii, xviii, 1, 132, 133; deceased, xx; elected Councillor of this Society, 11; a founder of this Society, 12; reads paper on Daniel Denison, 116–132, — comments of A. C. Goodell, Jr., on paper, 132–140; remarks by, on Louisburg Cross on Gore Hall, 269, 270; called The Chieftain, 322; his college diary, 323; his walks with Francis Parkman, 323–325; visits classmates Hale and Perry at Keene, N. H., 326; visited by Parkman, 328; one of Parkman’s pall-bearers, 348.

    Slafter, Rev. Carlos, his Epitaphs in the old Burial-Place, Dedham, Mass., mentioned, 44.

    Slafter, Rev. Edmund Farwell, 66; makes annual reports to the Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Church in Massachusetts, 42 n.; his editions of Sir William Alexander and American Colonization, of Voyages of the Northmen to America, and of Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, mentioned, 66; his Memoir of Sir William Alexander cited, 356.

    Slavery, strength of, in Massachusetts, at time of Boston Massacre, 173; vitality of, in Province of Maine, 293; lukewarmness of preachers of Election sermons toward evil of, 417, 439–441; discussion of, evaded in Park’s Election sermon for 1851, 433, 434; growing boldness of pulpit after 1850 against, 434. See also Negroes.

    Slave-trading, in Boston vessel in 1645, 439 n.

    Sloughter, Henry, Governor of New York, 290.

    Small-pox in Boston, prevents Election sermons for 1752 and 1764, 419 and note; erroneous impression that there was no sermon in 1721 on account of, 447.

    Smith, Andrew Murray, his Medicine in Berkshire mentioned, 50.

    Smith, Charles Card, his chapter on Acadia, in Narrative and Critical History of America, and his chapter on Boston and the Neighboring Jurisdictions, in Memorial History of Boston, cited, 124 n.

    Smith, James, serves on jury in case against slave Adam, 91.

    Smith, James, possibly a son of John Smith, surveyor, 370.

    Smith, Capt. John, his Advertisements for the Unexperienced Planters, and his Description of New England, mentioned, 31.

    Smith, John, surveyor of Newport, R. I., 369 n.; appointed in 1679, to survey boundary between Rhode Island and Conn., 161 n., 368; his interest in Sutton lands, 369, 370.

    Smith, John, son of John Smith, surveyor, 370.

    Smith, Margaret, daughter of John Smith, surveyor, 370.

    Smith, Mary, daughter of John Smith, surveyor, 370.

    Smith, Mary, wife of Thomas Smith, 370.

    Smith, Rebecca (afterwards Budd), 114 n., 369 n., 370.

    Smith, Richard, witness to emancipation of slave Adam, 88, 107.

    Smith, Lieut.-Col. Samuel, deposition of, in Saffin v. Green, 86 n.

    Smith, Susanna, wife of John Smith, surveyor, 370.

    Smith, Thomas, son of John Smith, surveyor, 370.

    Smith, Rev. Thomas, of Portland, declines to preach Election sermon for 1755, 420; his Journal quoted, 420.

    Smyth, Ralph Dunning, his list of Connecticut Election sermons referred to, 447 n.

    Snake Indians, 337.

    Snapper, Thomas, disguise for Saffin, 86 n.

    Snow, Charles Armstrong, A.B., a Resident member, xix.

    Snow, Charles Henry Boylston, 321.

    Society for Constitutional Information raises fund for relief of Americans after Battle of Lexington and Concord, 386, 387.

    Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge among the Indians of North America, its act of incorporation (1762) negatived by Crown, 212.

    Society for the Collegiate Instruction of Women, 162, 351.

    Society of Antiquaries, London, 349.

    Society of Arts and Sciences, proposed in Payson’s Election sermon for 1778, 427.

    Society of Colonial Wars in Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, incorporation, etc. of, 63 n.

    Society of Friends. See Quakers.

    Society of Plymouth and The Bay, name proposed for this Society, 13; not satisfactory, 14.

    Society of the Cincinnati, medal of, 244, 247; remarks of A. C. Goodell, jr., on, 249–254; unreasonable prejudice against, 252; services of, to the nation, 254; authorities cited showing popular prejudice against, 254 n.; Articles of Association: draught once believed by Mr. Goodell to be in Washington’s handwriting, 239–244, — Mr. Goodell concludes that the draught was written by Major Shaw, viii, viii*, — facsimile of, opposite 244, — as finally adopted, 244–249, — hostility to clause relating to hereditary membership, 249, — Washington’s a copy of Knox’s original draught, 250; final draught by Major Shaw, 250, — surmises as to missing portion of Washington’s draught, 251, — Washington’s consent to change in, 253. See also Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati.

    Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, organization of, 157.

    Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, incorporation, etc. of, 49 n.; publications of, mentioned, 157; purposes, 158 n.

    Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, incorporation of, 386; purposes of, 386 n.

    Solomon, Song of, 136.

    Somers, Sir George, Bermudas, Somers, or Sommer’s Islands called after, 218.

    Somerset Place, now Allston Street, Boston, 310.

    Somerset Street, Boston, 310; house of New-England Historic Genealogical Society on, 39.

    Somersetshire, England, 85 n.

    Somers Islands, called after Sir George Somers, 218.

    Song of Solomon, 136.

    Sons of Naval Veterans, afterwards Naval Legion of the United States, 68.

    South America, 318.

    South Carolina, 433.

    South Kingston, R. I., 162 n.

    South Natick, Mass., Historical, Natural History and Library Society of, 267, 268; incorporation, etc. of, 46.

    South River, Salem, Mass., 77.

    South Sea speculation, efforts to suppress, 213.

    Southwell, the tune, 235.

    Sow business, excited condition of Boston in 1642 over, 392, 393.

    Spanish pieces, made current by General Court in 1682, 223; melted down and stamped by Colony, 224.

    Sparks, Jared, his Library of American Biography mentioned, 121 n.; his edition of Correspondence of Washington cited, 254 n.

    Spectacle-makers, petition in 1628 in behalf of, 159 n.

    Spectator, The, cited, 86 n.

    Spener, Charles, 254 n.

    Spenser, Edmund, 230, 316; his Faerie Queene mentioned, 388.

    Spoils-hunting, plan to obviate, 434.

    Spot Pond, Stoneham, Mass., 324.

    Sprague, Rev. William Buell, 449; his Annals of the American Pulpit quoted, 405, 406.

    Springfield, Mass., 450.

    Spurwink, Me., burned, 289.

    Squamscot River, N. H., 275.

    Stackhouse, Richard, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Staines, Richard, 200 n.

    Stamp Act, 378.

    Standish Monument Association, incorporation of, 65 n.

    Stanstead, Canada, 325.

    Stanyan, Anthony, 276.

    Star Tavern, Boston, note on, by H. H. Edes, 409 n.

    Star Theatre company, 317.

    State House, Boston, 376.

    State Papers in the (British) Public Record Office, 352; Colonial, Bundles, cited, 221 n., 222 n., 223 n.; Colonial, Entry Books, cited, 221 n., 222 n.

    State Street, Boston, 445.

    Statutes at Large (British) cited, 213 n.

    Stearns, Rev. William Augustus, on character of Lincoln, 435, 436; incident during delivery of Election sermon, 436.

    Sternhold, Thomas, publishes in 1549 metrical version of nineteen Psalms, 230; compared with Marot, 230; literary merit of, 230.

    Sternhold and Hopkins’s version of the Psalms, 228; the classic Puritan psalmody, 230; editions mentioned, 231, 234; receives first musical setting, 232; comes into use by Church of England, 233; as appendixes to Bibles, 233 n.; musical settings of, 234, 235; Ravenscroft’s edition of, 235; probably not used in Plymouth colony, 237; use of Latin names in, 238.

    Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand, Baron von, 249, 250.

    Stevens, Rev. Benjamin, on the conquest of Canada, 420; extols the character of George III., 420.

    Stiles, Ezra, President of Yale College, his manuscript copy of Shepard’s Election sermon for 1638, 392.

    Stillman, Rev. Samuel, favors emancipation, 440; democratic doctrine of Election sermon for 1779, 427; reference to inattention of Election audience, 446.

    Stock jobbing, Parliamentary Acts in restraint of, 213.

    Stoddard, Rev. Solomon, comment by, on habits of students in Harvard College, in Election sermon for 1703, 411.

    Stone, Rev. Andrew Leete, inveighs against party spirit, 436.

    Stone, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Stone, Jonas, of Lexington, 387.

    Stone, Nathaniel, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Stone, Rev. Samuel, quoted on Congregationalism, 391.

    Stone House, shown to be Star Tavern, by H. H. Edes, 409 n.

    Stoneham, Mass., 311.

    Storah. See Storre and Storer.

    Storee, Marie, afterwards Wheelwright, sister of Augustine Storre, 275 n.

    Storer, Col. John, leads party to join expedition against Louisburg, 300.

    Storer, Joseph, 288, 289; supposed kinsman of Augustine Storre, 279; takes command of garrison house at Wells, 290; licensed inn-holder, 291; indicted for “keeping keeles and bowles,” 291.

    Storer, William. See Storre, William.

    Storey. See Storre and Storer.

    Storey, Moorfield, 1.

    Storr. See Storre and Storer.

    Storre, Augustine, 273, 275 and note, 276; possible return to England, 279.

    Storre, Susanna (Hutchinson), 275 n.

    Storre, Rev. Thomas, 271.

    Storre, William, settles in Dover, N. H., 279; spelt his name Storer and Story, 279 n.

    Stort River, England, 116, 118.

    Stortford, England, 116, 117, 118.

    Story, William. See Storre, William.

    Story, William, first husband of Sarah (Hankredge), John Cotton’s second wife, 305.

    Stoughton, Israel, 274.

    Stoughton, William, 90 n., 223, 436, 442; Election sermon of 1668 quoted, 19; as Deputy-President of the Council acts in regard to Harvard College, 205; as Lieut.-Governor in 1696 appoints President and others to manage College, 207; admits that money is coined in Massachusetts Colony, 221; instructed to sue for pardon for this offence, 222; returns home, 223; his Election sermon for 1668, 399, — extract from, reprinted in Prince’s Election sermon, 416, 417, — two editions, 399, — famous sentence in, 400; hatred of toleration, 401; decries intemperance, 441.

    Strachey, William, his History of Travaile into Virginia mentioned, 31.

    Strasburg, Germany, 136, 229, 232.

    Stratfield, Conn., 114 n.

    Stratford, Conn., 114 n.

    Strong, Caleb, 430.

    Stuart, Rev. Moses, his Election sermon for 1827 democratic in tone, 431.

    Sturgis family, 367 n.

    Suckling, Sir John, 316.

    Sudbury, Mass., 109.

    Suffolk, England, 278 n.

    Suffolk County, Mass., 93, 369 n.; Court of Assize and General Gaol delivery, 98, 99, 100; Court of Sessions, 98, 99, 100, 112 n., — Records of, quoted, 98; Inferior Court of Common Pleas, 93, 95, — John Saffin’s promotion from, 90; Probate Court, 366; Registry of Heeds, 366, 368; Superior Court for Civil Business, records in office of clerk of, quoted, 94.

    Suffolk County Convention, 1774, 165, 166, 176; Bristol Convention agrees with, 180, 181.

    Suffolk Court Files, cited, 88 n., 91 n., 95 n., 97 n.; quoted, 94, 99, 112 n.

    Suffolk Deeds, cited, 87 n., 201 n., 281 n., 364 n., 366 n., 369 n., 370 n.; quoted, 199 n., 200 n.

    Suffolk Probate Files cited, 87 n., 200 n., 251 n., 366 n., 367 n.

    Suffolk Probate Records cited, 85 n.

    Suffolk, tune, 235.

    Sullivan, James, his History of Land Titles in Massachusetts quoted, 27 and note.

    Sunday, strict views by Joseph Sewall on observance of, 415, 416; unnecessary journeyings on, rebuked in Baxter’s Election sermon for 1727, 416.

    Superior Court, Boston. See Boston.

    Surrey, Earl of, translates Psalms, 231.

    Sutton, Mass., 368, 369, 369 n., 370.

    Sutton’s Hospital, case of, 191.

    Swamp Fight, 1675, 209 n.

    Swan, Madam Hepzibah (wife of James), her friendship for General Henry Jackson, 251.

    Swan Tavern, Boston, 364.

    Swanzey, Mass., 89, 90, 104, 105, 107, 176, 360, 360 n.

    Swedes, The, 196.

    Swift, Rev. John, curious expressions in his Election sermon for 1732, 416.

    Swift, Lindsay, A. B., 450 n.; instructions given to, regarding Index for vol. I. of Transactions, vii; a Resident member, xix; paper on Massachusetts Election, sermons, 388–451.

    Switzerland, 327.

    Sydney-Sussex College, Cambridge, 271.

    Symmes, Rev. Zechariah, preacher of Election sermon for 1648, 395; sermon never printed, 451.

    Symonds, Harlakenden, 287 n.

    Symonds, Samuel, 197; appointed to prepare letters to Cromwell, etc., 126; on commission to revise Massachusetts Colony laws, 126 n.

    Symonds, Samuel, Deputy-Governor of Massachusetts, 287 n.

    Symonds, William, 287 and note, 288.

    Tabor, Philip, refuses to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141.

    Taconnet, Maine, 301.

    Taft, Henry Walbridge, A.M., xix; his Judicial History of Berkshire mentioned, 50; elected Resident member, 216.

    Tanguay, Cyprien, abbé, his À travers les Registres cited, 294.

    Tate and Brady’s version of the Psalms, 234.

    Tauler, John, teachings of, similar to those of Anne Hutchinson, 136.

    Taunton, Mass., 176, 254, 255; headquarters of Old Colony Historical Society, 43; Cobb mansion at, 162; Bristol County Convention of 1774 held at, 163; Committee of, empowered to call meeting of Bristol Convention, 181.

    Taylor, Rowland, 229.

    Tea Party. See Boston: Tea Party.

    Temperance, Election sermons largely silent on, 433.

    Temple, Sir Thomas, 224.

    Thacher, Moses, editor of New England Telegraph, 429.

    Thacher, Rev. Peter (d. 1739), quoted on intemperance, 442.

    Thatcher, Rear-Admiral Henry Knox, 239 n.

    Thayer, Rev. Ebenezer, on degeneracy of the age, 416.

    Thayer, Gideon, 314.

    Thayer, James Bradley, LL.D., x, xiv, xviii, 1; elected Councillor, 11; a founder of this Society, 12; announces re-establishment of Lady Mowlson Scholarship, 20, 21; speaks at first Annual dinner, 156; calls attention to opinion of Chief-Justice Gray, 195 n.; thanked for services as member of Council, 385.

    Thayer, William Roscoe, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Theological Seminary at Andover, 450; Library, 236; its set of Election sermons, 448.

    Theology, of New England, Calvin’s doctrines foundation of, 134.

    Thierry, Jacques Nicolas Augustin, his Norman Conquest, 339.

    Third National Bank of Boston, funds of Society deposited with, 154.

    Thomas, Isaiah, gift of folio Bible published by, in 1791, 14; his wish that American Antiquarian Society be in Worcester, 34; builds edifice for Society, 35; his books given to Society, 38; his History of Printing in America (Haven’s edition) mentioned, 36, — quoted, 403.

    Thomas, Robert Bailey, 317.

    Thomas à Kempis, printing of his De imitatione inhibited by General Court, 393.

    Thomas v. Sorrell, 192 n.

    Thomas’s Cellar, Wells, Me., 283 n.

    Thompson, Benjamin, Count Rumford, 51.

    Thompson, Rev. William, preaches for six weeks at Wells, 300.

    Thorndike, Herbert, his Just Weights and Measures quoted, 233.

    Thorndike, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Thorndike, Samuel Lothrop, A.M., xii, xviii; elected a Resident member, 75; reads paper on The Psalmodies of Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay, 228–238; exhibits: a Charles I. prayer-book, 233 n., — editions of Sternhold and Hopkins, 234 n., — edition of Ainsworth’s Psalms, 237 n.

    Thornton, Lady, niece of Lady Mowlson, 160.

    Thornton, John Wingate, his familiarity with Massachusetts Election sermons, 389; his high opinion of Shepard’s Election sermon for 1672, 400; his Pulpit of the American Revolution cited, 422, 425 n.; quoted, 389, 422, 423, 424, 425.

    Thursday Lectures (Boston), occasionally considered as extra Election sermons, 446 and note.

    Ticonderoga, N. Y., 307, 325.

    Tillinghast, Caleb Benjamin, 23.

    Tinge, William, 196, 199 n.

    Titus, negro servant of Col. Samuel Wheelwright, 293.

    Tiverton, Mass., Quaker Selectmen in, refuse to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141.

    Tokens, copper pieces made for North Carolina, intended for, 227.

    Toleration, persistence of Baptists in avowing principle of, 145; hatred for: in Shepard’s Election sermon for 1672, 400, — also in Oakes’s and Torrey’s Election sermons, 401, — also in Increase Mather’s sermons, 404.

    Tooke, John Horne, 387.

    Toppan, Robert Noxon, A.M., xii, xiii, xiv, xviii, 67, 370; his forthcoming memoir of Edward Randolph mentioned, 67; elected a Resident member, 75; contributes item relating to Lady Mowlson, 161; makes remarks on power to coin granted in early charters, 215; paper on The Right to Coin under the Colonial Charters, 216–227; exhibits specimen of first coinage of mint in Boston, 227; remarks on friendly services in England to American colonists at outbreak of Revolution, 386, 387.

    Torrey, Rev. Samuel, 406, 412, 436; mentions Mitchel’s Election sermon for 1667, 398; his hatred of toleration, 401; his gloomy view of New England, 402; preaches three Election sermons, 402, 448, — reprinting of them suggested by Thomas Prince, 417; a non-graduate of Oxford, 449.

    Torrey, William, clerk of Committee presenting petition to General Court, 81.

    Touches, Chevalier de, medal of Society of the Cincinnati to be given to, 248.

    Town Dock, Boston, 87 n., 199 n.

    Town Hill, Ipswich, 133.

    Town House, Boston, Election sermons for a time preached in, 445.

    Town’s End, Wells, Me., 288, 294.

    Towns, lax methods of formally establishing, in Colonies of Plymouth and the Bay, 192, 193; Chief-Justice Gray on this matter, 193; declared to be corporate under State Constitution, 195; incorporation of, during Provincial period, 211.

    Townsend, Lt-Col. Penn, 94; binds over slave Adam, 89, 106.

    Tracy mansion, Newburyport, now the Public Library, 51.

    Training-day, intemperance on, 442.

    Transcendentalism, pleasantry concerning, 433.

    Trask, Abigail (Parkman), 305.

    Trask, John, of Salem, 305.

    Trask, Sarah, afterwards Parkman, 304, 305.

    Trask, Capt. William, of Salem, 305.

    Traske, Osmond, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Treadwell, James Parker, 321.

    Treat, Rev. Samuel, his Election sermon for 1713 not printed, 413, 451, — copy asked for, 451, — few extracts from, in Sewall’s Diary, 414.

    Tremont Temple, Boston, 42.

    Trimountaine, name of Boston till 1630, 192.

    Trinitarians, 449.

    Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., one Election preacher a graduate of, 449; Quinquennial Catalogue mentioned, 450.

    Troyon, Constant, 262.

    Trumbull, James Hammond, his Origin and Early Progress of Indian Missions in New England mentioned, 37; his opinion as to manuscript copy of Shepard’s Election sermon for 1638, 392.

    Trumbull, Jonathan, Jr., 254 n.

    Trumbull Papers mentioned, 31.

    Tuck, Thomas, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Tucker, Serg’t, Indian captive, 297.

    Tucker, George Fox, LL.B., xix; elected Resident member, 157.

    Tucker, Rev. John, preaches Election sermon for 1771, 424.

    Tuckerman, Frederick, his William Cooper, town clerk of Boston, mentioned, 54 n.

    Tufts College, College Hill, Mass., 268, 450; headquarters of Universalist Historical Society, 49.

    Tufts Library building, Weymouth, 52.

    Tunes, naming of, 235; French origin of, in English psalmody, 237.

    Tunstall, Cuthbert, last Bishop of Durham who exercised right to coin, 226.

    Turner, —, of Charlestown, effect of Shepard’s preaching upon, 391.

    Turner, Rev. Charles, inveighs against gaming in 1773, 425.

    Turner, Robert, shoemaker in Boston, 197.

    Turpentine, monopoly granted in 1671 for manufacture of, 201 n.

    Tuttle, Charles Wesley, his Historical Papers cited, 276 n.

    Tuttle, Julius Herbert, on condition of Dedham Historical Society, 44.

    Tyler, Mrs. Abby Little (Hitchcock), reprints Hitchcock’s Election sermon, 425.

    Tyndale, William, 228.

    Tyng, Edward, appointed a Massachusetts Bay Commissioner, 285 n.

    Umbagog Lake, N. H., 324.

    Union College, one Election preacher a graduate of, 449.

    Union Pacific Railway, connection of Ames family with, 259.

    Union Street, Boston, 87 n., 200 n., 409 n.

    Unitarian Festival, 1891, 334.

    Unitarians, 449.

    United Colonies of New England, Commissioners of. See Commissioners of the United Colonies of New England.

    United States, 43, 242.

    United States Census of Boston in 1790, manuscript of, 39.

    United States Court House, Boston, 314.

    United States Navy, commission of the first ship in, 49 n.

    Universalist Historical Society, Tufts College, 268; incorporation, etc., 49.

    University of New York, one Election preacher a graduate of, 449.

    University of Pennsylvania, two Election preachers graduates of, 449.

    University Press, Cambridge, bill to this Society for printing, 153.

    Upham, Charles Wentworth, his Life of Henry Vane cited, 121 n.

    Upham, William Phineas, result of his study regarding Conant’s Colony, 77.

    Valley Forge, Pa., 253.

    Vane, Sir Henry, Governor of Massachusetts, 273, 274, 275, 392; his friendship with John Wheelwright, 281; friendly relations of, with Samuel Maverick, 284; reference to, in Shepard’s Election sermon for 1638, 391.

    Vaughan, George, 271 n., 273 n.

    Vaughan, Sir John, Chief Justice, cited, 191, 192 n.

    Vermont Election sermons, 447; accounts of, referred to, 447 n.

    Vermont Record, cited, 447.

    Verplanck family, 367 n.

    Verzameling van stukken tot de dertien Vereenigde Staeten van Noord-America betrekkelijk, Cooper’s Election sermon for 1780 printed in, 428.

    Vestments, episcopal, John Hooper re fuses to wear, 229.

    Vicar of Bray, 434.

    Vincent, Augustine (Windsor Herald), his manuscript pedigrees of London, now in Herald’s College, 353.

    Vintners of Boston and Charlestown, monopoly granted to, 198.

    Vintners’ Company, England, 161 n.

    Vinton, Rev. Alexander Hamilton, insists on divine origin of Government, 433.

    Virgil, 315.

    Virginia, 85 n., 173, 277, 305, 367 n.; papers on campaign of General Pope in, to be published by Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, 48; other names of, 186; provisions of charters of, 184; charters contrasted with those of Massachusetts Bay Company regarding powers to create corporations, 184–187; first charter of, 186; second, third charter of, 187; proclamation of Charles I. that government of, should depend on himself, 188 n.; charter of 1606 authorized coinage, 216; charter of Virginia Company of 1609 confirms right to coin, 217; third charter silent as to issuing coin, 217; Assembly authorizes coining of copper pieces in 1645, 217; foreign coins made legal tender by act of, 218, — this act annulled, 218.

    Virtutis Præmium, motto on medal of Society of the Cincinnati, 244, 247.

    Visitor’s Guide to Salem cited, 41 n.

    Voting, honestly performed by early settlers, 429.

    Wadsworth Monument Association, incorporation of, 65 n.

    Wainwright, Rev. Jonathan Mayhew, on inequality of wealth, 431, 432.

    Waite, Richard, 369 n.

    Wakefield Historical Society, 267; incorporation, etc. of, 63 n.

    Walcott, Charles Hosmer, address by, before the Concord Lyceum, 57 n.

    Walcott, Henry Pickering, 341 n.

    Waldo family, 367 n.

    Waldron, Rev. Daniel Wingate, 437, 450.

    Waldron, Capt. Richard, appointed a Massachusetts Bay Commissioner, 285 n.

    Walker, Hon. Francis Amasa, LL.D., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Walker, Rev. James, 334, 435; delivers two Election sermons, 431, 448.

    Walley, Judge John, 100, 411.

    Walnut Street, Boston, 344.

    Walter, Rev. Nehemiah, 413.

    Wampum, as lawful currency, 220.

    Wampus, John, 369 n.

    Wapping, London, England, 305.

    War of 1812, bad spirit of Massachusetts over, 430. See also Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

    War of the American Revolution. See American Revolution.

    War of the Rebellion. See American Civil War.

    Ward, Rev. Nathaniel, cited in opposition to liberty of conscience, 273; his Election sermon for 1641, 392, — never printed, 451; Election sermon for 1660 wrongly ascribed to, 396 n.

    Ward, Richard, grant to, annulled, 186.

    Wardell (or Wardwell), William, denounces religion of Bay Colony, 284.

    Wardwells, of Exeter, N. H., 275 n.

    Ware, Hon. Darwin Erastus, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 75.

    Warming, invention in 1652 for saving expense in, 201 n.

    Warren, Rev. Henry White, favors prohibition, 444.

    Warren, James, 387.

    Warren, Gen. Joseph, monument to, 65 n.; residence at time of death, 87 n.; justified Boston Tea Party, 172; disclaimed idea of separation from England, 173.

    Warren, Winslow, 1.

    Warren Papers mentioned, 31.

    Warwick, first Earl of. See Rich, Thomas.

    Washburn, Emory, on annulment of Harvard College charter, 205 n.

    Washington, George, 14, 251, 252, 254, 435; celebration of his birth furthered by Society of the Sons of the Revolution, 49 n.; draught of Articles of Association of Society of the Cincinnati once thought by Mr. Goodell to have been written by, 238, 239 n., — Mr. Goodell concludes that it was written by Major Shaw, viii, viii*; approves hereditary membership, 249; probable date of writing draught, 250; willingness of, to amend objectionable features in Articles, 253.

    Washington, D. C., 115, 351; capture of, 431.

    Washington, Mt., N. H., 324, 326.

    Washington Street, Boston, 63 n., 263, 445.

    Water engines, patent granted in 1646 for, 201 n.

    Water-power, early improvements in, 202 n.

    Water Street, Cambridge, 119.

    Waters, Henry Fitz Gilbert, 352; reports results regarding Conant’s Colony, 77; discoveries as to Mowlson family, 160, — as to will of Anthony Radcliffe, 160 n.; his Gleanings in England cited, 278 n.

    Waters, Thomas Franklin, 60 n.

    Watertown, Mass., 119; Historical Society of, 58; sermon preached by Langdon at, in 1775, a regular Election sermon, 425; Watertown “Enterprise,” 58.

    Watkins, Walter Kendall, 114 n., 368 n.

    Watson, William, Ph.D., xviii, 1, 3, 4; a founder of this Society, 12; of Committee on nominations, 351.

    Webb, Rev. John, on currency in 1738, 417; pleads for Charter rights, 418; Thursday Lecture by him attended as an Election sermon, 446.

    Webb, Richard, shoemaker in Boston, 197.

    Webster, Daniel, matter illustrating his services, collected by Webster Historical Society, 55 n.; on Harvard College charter, 204 n.

    Webster, Rev. Samuel, preaches Election sermon for 1777, 426; opposes monopolies, and wants frequent elections, 427.

    Webster Historical Society, 55 n.

    Welby, Robert, 271.

    Weld, William Gordon, xviii; deceased, xx; elected Resident member, 13.

    Welde, Rev. Thomas, given £100 for a scholarship by Lady Mowlson, 158; cited against Anne Hutchinson, 273 n.; interview with Lady Mowlson, 354.

    Wells, Samuel, A. B., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Wells, Deacon Thomas, goes to Boston and Cambridge, to get preacher for Wells, 300.

    Wells, William Vincent, his Life and Public Services of Samuel Adams cited, 254 n.

    Wells, England, 283 n.

    Wells, Maine, 276, 277, 280, 428; Exeter Associates become controlling force at, 279; hardship of life at, 279; Cromwell asked to confirm jurisdiction of Massachusetts over, 281; joins Combination against government, 282; refuses to acknowledge authority of Bay colony, 283; church founded by John Wheelwright dissolved, 284; refuses to send representatives to General Court, 284, 286; becomes capital of Province, 287; attacked during King Philip’s war, 288; three garrison houses built, 288; Town’s End, 288, 294; reinforced, harbors refugees, 289; lack of discipline among inhabitants of, 289; militia empowered to seize cattle, 290; attacked by Moxus, 290; repels attack from La Broquerie, 291; goes actively into lumbering, 292; selling of slaves at, 293; surprised by Indians, loses some of its inhabitants, 294; pitiable condition of, after raid of 1703, 295; further Indian attacks, 296; respite from savage raids, 297; character of inhabitants, 297; social lines, 298; prosperity of, 298; Indian attacks resumed, 299; sends men against Louisburg, 300; sends levy to Wolfe for his Canadian campaign, 301; ceases to be a frontier town, 301; importance of, to-day, 303.

    Welsteed, Rev. William, on bad currency in 1751, 418.

    Wendell family, 367 n.

    Wenham, Mass., sends messengers to installation at Beverly, 84.

    Wentworth, William, 275 and n., 276; removal to Dover, 279.

    Wentworth family, 275 n.

    Wentworth house, Portsmouth, N. H., 344.

    Wesleyan University, 450; one Election preacher a graduate of, 449.

    West, Elise Alger, married Oliver Ames 2d, 264.

    West, Rev. Samuel, holds that popular judgment is right, 426.

    West New Jersey, Province of, 370.

    West Point, N. Y., 239 n.

    Westborough, Mass., 305, 306, 307.

    Westborough Historical Society, 267; incorporation, etc. of, 59.

    Westbrooke, Major Thomas, and others, Letters of, cited, 299 n.

    Westminster, England, 159.

    Westminster Assembly of Divines, 134, 138.

    Weston, Rebecca (Baynton), 114 n.

    Weston, Thomas, 114 n.

    Weston, Mass., 418.

    Weymouth Historical Society, incorporation, etc. of, 52.

    Whalley, Col. Edward, the regicide, 398.

    Wharton, Richard, petitions in 1670 relative to manufacture of salt, 201 n.; and others, granted monopoly to produce pitch, rosin, and turpentine, 201 n.

    Wheatland, Henry, tribute to, by G. E. Ellis, quoted, 42 n.

    Wheeler, Alexander Strong, 75 n.

    Wheelwright, Aaron, grandson of Joseph Wheelwright, member of Committee of correspondence in 1779, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Abraham, son of Jeremiah Wheelwright of Gloucester, officer in Continental army, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Andrew Cunningham, A.M., a Resident member, xix.

    Wheelwright, Rev. Charles Apthorp, grandson of Nathaniel Wheelwright and prebendary of Lincoln, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Rev. Charles Apthorp, grandson of the prebendary of Lincoln, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Capt. Daniel, son of Samuel, goes to Fort Halifax, 301; dies in service, 1778, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Edmund March, A.B., xiii, xix, 370; elected Resident member, 182; reads paper on A Frontier Family (the Wheelwrights), 271–303.

    Wheelwright, Edward, A.M., xiii, xviii, 301, 303, 304, 334, 335, 348; elected Resident member, 13; designated to prepare a Memoir of Francis Parkman, 147; communicates it, 304–350.

    Wheelwright, Esther, wife of Col. Samuel Wheelwright, 293; unable to write, 297 n.

    Wheelwright, Esther, daughter of Col. John Wheelwright, captured by Indians, 294; reported to have become Superior of an Ursuline Convent, 294.

    Wheelwright, Esther, of Roxbury, 295.

    Wheelwright, Rev. George, son of Rev. Charles Apthorp Wheelwright, Sr., 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Hannah, daughter of Col. John, afterwards Plaisted, 296, 297.

    Wheelwright, Jeremiah, of Portsmouth, 297, 302; a lieutenant in Louisburg expedition, 301; said to have been with Wolfe at Quebec, 301.

    Wheelwright, Jeremiah, of Gloucester, son of Jeremiah of Portsmouth, commissary in Arnold’s expedition to Canada, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, Job, son of Samuel Wheelwright, settles in Boston, 302; protestor against Whigs in 1774, 302; from him descends Boston branch, 302.

    Wheelwright, Rev. John, 122, 292 n., 301, 370; Memoir of, by Charles H. Bell, mentioned, 66; joins Wells community, 279; writes to Winthrop regarding his religious convictions, 279, 280; second letter ignored by General Court, 280; accepts call to be assistant minister at Hampton, 280; makes voyage to England, 280; has an interview with Cromwell, 280; friendship of, with Vane, 281; relations of, with Cromwell, of service to Colony, 281; his supposed portrait in State House, 281; return to Massachusetts, 281; pastor at Salisbury, 282; his death and bequests, 282; grant from Gorges on leaving Exeter, 284; Indian deed of land given to, 298 n.; his descendants leaders at Wells until after Revolution, 303; effect of Election sermon by Shepard in 1637, on case of, 391.

    Wheelwright, Col. John, son of Col. Samuel, and grandson of Rev. John, 277 n., 288, 289; receives contributions for refugees at Wells, 290; a licensed innholder, indicted for keeping keeles and bowles, 291; receives grant to build saw-mill at Great Falls, 292; his garrison house tom down, 293; petitions for assistance to rebuild church at Wells, 293; distrust of Indians, 294; asks for armed assistance at Wells, 294; attempts to ransom his daughter from Indians, 294; builds new garrison house on site of his grandfather’s house, at Town’s End, Wells, 295; heads petition to General Court asking remission of taxes for Wells, 295; marriage of his daughter Hannah, 296; shows Indian title for land now called Londonderry, N. H., 298; reports Indian attack on Durrell family, 300; seeks preacher for Wells, 300; dies, 301; his public offices, 301; his will, 301; prosperous in his enterprises, 302.

    Wheelwright, Hon. John, son of Capt. Samuel Wheelwright, Councillor of the Province, 302 n.

    Wheelwright, John, of Cohasset, Mass. (probably not descended from Rev. John), in Louisburg campaign, 301 n.

    Wheelwright, John, son of Col. John Wheelwright, merchant in Boston, 302; death and burial, 302.

    Wheelwright, Rev. John Bourne, letter of, quoted, 277 n.

    Wheelwright, Joseph, brother of Col. John Wheelwright, 277 n., 302; descendants were Whigs in Revolution, 302.

    Wheelwright, Joseph, son of Col. John Wheelwright, goes to Halifax, 302.

    Wheelwright, Marie (Storee), first wife of Rev. John and sister of Augustine Storre, 275 n.

    Wheelwright, Mary (Hutchinson), second wife of Rev. John Wheelwright, 273, 275 n., 280.

    Wheelwright, Nathaniel, son of Col. John Wheelwright, merchant in London, England, 302.

    Wheelwright, Col. Samuel, son of Rev. John Wheelwright, 277 n., 280, 282; returns to Wells, 283; chosen selectman of Wells, 287; appointed one of twelve magistrates to govern Province, 285; appointed one of Council of Province, 287 n.; one of committee to secure protection for Wells during King Philip’s war, 288; takes command of garrison house, 290; petitions that minister be sent to Wells, etc., 292; receives grant to build sawmill at Great Falls, 292; death, 292; official positions held by, 292; will, 293; descendants of, 302.

    Wheelwright, Capt. Samuel, son of Col. John Wheelwright, leads attack upon Indians near Ossipee Pond, 299; failure of expedition, 300.

    Wheelwright, Sarah, afterwards Crispe, 282.

    Wheelwright, Sarah, afterwards Jefferds, 300.

    Wheelwright, Thomas, son of Rev. John Wheelwright, settles at Wells, 283; supports Colony, 283; appointed magistrate at Wells, 283; signs petition to Cromwell for government under Colony, 283; writes to Gov. Bellingham regarding condition of Wells, 286.

    Wheelwright, Thomas, son of Joseph Wheelwright, joins expedition against Louisburg, 300.

    Wheelwright family, Maine branch, 302; coat of arms as shown in King’s Chapel carving, 302 n.; English branch of, 302 n.

    Whetcomb, John, 387.

    Whig party (English), friendly at outbreak of Revolution, 386.

    Whigs, 302.

    Whipple, Rev. Alden Bradford, his Early Botany of Berkshire mentioned, 50.

    White, Benjamin, 387.

    White, Francis, indictment against, 285 n.

    White, Henry Orne, 325.

    White, Peregrine, birth of, to be commemorated by Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, 64 n.

    White, Pliny Holton, his accounts of Vermont Election sermons referred to, 447 n.

    White Mountains, N. H., 323, 326.

    Whitman, Zachariah Gardner, his History of the Ancient and Honorable Company cited, 127 n.

    Whitmore, William Henry, 133; issues circular calling first meeting of Bostonian Society, 54; mention of several works edited by, 66; his Bibliographical Sketch of the Laws of the Massachusetts Colony cited, 126 n.; Copp’s-Hill Epitaphs cited, 363 n.

    Whitney, David Rice, A.M., xix; elected Resident member, 216.

    Whittier, John Greenleaf, used tradition of Palatine light in poem, 32.

    Whittingham, William, dean of Durham, goes to Frankfort, 229; his supplement to Sternhold’s Psalms, 231.

    Wiclif, John, sows seed of Puritanism, 228.

    Wiggin, James, punished for disrespect to Bay magistrates, 285.

    Wigglesworth, Edward, M.D., xviii; deceased, xx; elected Resident member, 75.

    Wigglesworth, George, A. M., xviii, 1, 2; elected Resident member, 13; of committee to nominate officers, 115.

    Wigglesworth, Rev. Michael, 410; asked to prepare his Election sermon, 1686, for press, 406, 451, — reasons for its failure to be printed, 406, 407; state of public affairs at time of its delivery, 407.

    Wigglesworth, Rev. Samuel, his Election sermon for 1733 quoted, 417.

    Wilbraham, Mass., peaceful resolutions passed at town-meeting, July, 1774, 167.

    Wilcok, Daniel, expelled from General Court, 140; fled to Rhode Island, 141.

    Wild, Gen. Edward Augustus, 334.

    Wilkins, John, of Bristol, hires slave Adam, 91, 108; testimony in Adam’s favor, 91.

    Willard, Daniel, prison keeper, 101.

    Willard, Rev. John Barstow, lectures at Harvard, Mass., 44 n.

    Willard, Secretary Josiah, death of, 420.

    Willard, Rev. Samuel, 413, 442; invited as Vice-president to take charge of Harvard College in 1701, 208; his Election sermon for 1682 printed in the Child’s Portion, 404; preached Election sermon for 1694, 404; quoted, 405; political ideas of, in advance of his day, 405; preached two Election sermons, 448.

    Willett, Andrew, 359.

    Willett, David, 359.

    Willett, Esther, 359.

    Willett, Francis, 359.

    Willett, Hezekiah, 359.

    Willett, James, 359.

    Willett, John, 359.

    Willett, Martha, afterwards Saffin, 359, 360; marriage and death of, 86 n.

    Willett, Mary, daughter of Mary and Thomas Willett, 359.

    Willett, Mary, wife of Capt. Thomas Willett, 359, 360.

    Willett, Rebeckah, 359.

    Willett, Samuel, 360.

    Willett, Sarah, 359.

    Willett, Capt. Thomas, first mayor of New York, 86 n., 358; entries relating to his family, 359, 360.

    Willett, Thomas, son of Capt. Thomas Willett, 359.

    Willey House, N. H., 323.

    William III., King of England, 292, 375; the subject of Frink’s Election sermon for 1758, 420. Charter of William and Mary, see Massachusetts, Charters.

    William IV., King of England, 92 n.

    Williams, Rev. Abraham, defends natural equality, 421.

    Williams, Hon. George Frederick, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 115.

    Williams, Henry, A.B., ii, viii, viii*, xii, xviii, 270; elected Resident member, 20; has valuable family papers destined for Society’s Cabinet, 181; communicates fact of incorporation of Quincy Historical Society, 182, 183.

    Williams, Moses, A.B., xviii; elected Resident member, 13.

    Williams, Roger, 42 n, 353; his Key into the Language of America mentioned, 30.

    Williams, Rev. William, of Hatfield, chosen to preach Election sermon for 1719, 415; on drinking habits, 442, 443.

    Williams, Rev. William, of Weston, pleads for charter rights, 418; inveighs against horse trading, 418.

    Williams College, 51; Historical Society at, 68; four Election preachers among graduates of, 449.

    Williamson, William Cross, A.M., xviii; a Commissioner on publication of Acts and Resolves of Province of Massachusetts Bay, 75 n.; elected Resident member, 115.

    Williamstown, Mass., 50.

    Williston, Samuel, A.M., xviii; elected Resident member, 115; his History of the Law of Business Corporations before 1800 quoted, 191 n.

    Wilmington, Kent, Church of, 278.

    Winchester Historical and Genealogical Society, organization, etc. of, 55; collections to become part of Town Library, 55.

    Wincoll, Capt. John, appointed one of Council of Province of Maine, 287 n.

    Windsor, Ct., 305.

    Wing, Capt. John, 403.

    Wingandocoia, alias Virginia, 186.

    Wingfield, Edward Maria, his A Discourse of Virginia mentioned, 36.

    Winnisimmet (Chelsea), Mass., 412.

    Winslow, Gov. Edward, his Good News from New England mentioned, 30.

    Winslow, Josiah, deputy for undertakers of iron works, 196.

    Winslow family, 367 n.

    Winsor, Justin, 348; his Memorial History of Boston cited, 121 n., 124 n., 194 n., 200 n., 269 n., 445 n., 446 n.; his Narrative and Critical History of America cited, 29 n., 124 n., 189 n., 217 n., 270.

    Winter Harbor, Me., 278; attacked by Indians, 296.

    Winthrop, Governor John, 42 n., 134, 185, 190, 191, 274, 372, 390; wife and son of, on ship Lyon, 118; removes from Newtown to Boston, 119; differences between Dudley and, respecting Newtown, 120; granted exclusive privilege of making salt after his new way, 201 n.; executor of Henry Boade, 278 n.; marriage of Mariam Ford to, 278 n.; two letters from John Wheelwright to, 279, 280; first Massachusetts Election sermon urges re-election of, 389; Ezekiel Rogers dissuades against re-election of, in 1643, 392; re-elected, 393; his History of New England (i. e. Journal) mentioned, 29 n., 389, 443, — same, cited, 117, 119 n., 120 n., 121, 122 n., 124 n., 131 n., 390 n., 392 n., 394 n., — quoted, 391, 394 n.

    Winthrop, John, Jr., Governor of Connecticut, 120.

    Winthrop, Professor John (d. 1779) 387.

    Winthrop, Mariam (Ford), 278 n.

    Winthrop, Robert Charles, presents Sewall’s The Selling of Joseph to Massachusetts Historical Society, 85 n.; Resolutions passed by Colonial Society on death of, 372.

    Winthrop, Gen. Wait Still, 414.

    Winthrop estate in Newtown, 120.

    Winthrop Papers mentioned, 31.

    Wise, Rev. John, declines to preach Election sermon for 1719, 415.

    Witchcraft. See Salem Witchcraft.

    Witches, 414; inhumanity of Nicholas Noyes to condemned witch, 410.

    Withington, Rev. Leonard, on morals of the Revolution, 431.

    Woalfe, Anthony, 369 n.

    Woburn, Mass., headquarters of Rumford Historical Association, 51.

    Wolcott, Hon. Roger, LL.B., xix; elected Resident member, 115; speaks at Annual dinner of Society, 385.

    Wolcott, Rev. Samuel, anti-slavery sentiment by, 441.

    Wolfe, Gen. James, 306, 336; campaign of, 301.

    Wolferston (Somersetshire), England, 85 n.

    Wolf-Heriston. See Wolferston.

    Women’s rights, first defended in Election sermons in 1868, 436.

    Wood, Solomon, tything man, 307.

    Wood, William, his New England’s Prospect mentioned, 66, — cited, 119 n., 120 n., — quoted, 120.

    Woodberry, Hugh, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Woodberry, Humphfry, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Woodberry, Nicholas, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Woodberry, William, signs petition to General Court, 81.

    Woodbridge, Abigail, of Hartford, Conn., 200 n.

    Woodbridge, Benjamin, 367.

    Woodbury, John, 40 n.

    Woodbury, William, 40 n.

    Woodbury Genealogical Society, Salem, 40 n.

    Woods, Henry Ernest, xi, xiii, xvii, xviii, 1, 360; present at Preliminary conference, 2; at adjourned meeting of conference, 3; elected Registrar, 11, 155, 385; a founder of this Society, 12; remarks on Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 157; calls attention to Groton Historical Society and Daughters of the Revolution, 266.

    Woodward, Richard, merchant, 161 n.

    Wool, Gen. John Ellis, 14 n.

    Woolman, John, 439.

    Woolverston. See Wolferston.

    Worcester, Mass., 14, 450; reason for location of American Antiquarian Society in, 34, — Annual meetings of that Society held in, 35.

    Worcester County, Mass., History of, mentioned, 37; centennial celebration of incorporation of, 37 n.; materials relating to, collected by Fitchburg Historical Society, 61; Convention, 1774, 165.

    Worcester County Historical Society, incorporation of, in 1831, 37 n.; records not to be found, 38 n.

    Worcester Historical Society, 37 n.

    Worcester Society of Antiquity, 267, 268; incorporation, etc. of, 46; publications, etc., 47.

    Wordsworth, William, 316.

    Wrentham, Mass., 413.

    Wroe, Joshua, 369 n.

    Wyatt, Sir Thomas, translates Psalms, 231.

    Wyman, Thomas Bellows, his Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown cited, 201 n., 210 n.

    Xenophon, 392.


    Yale College, 50, 450; eleven Election preachers among graduates of, 449; Library, 236.

    Yarmouth, Mass., 268; headquarters of Cape Cod Historical Society, 54.

    Yeomans, Rev. John William, 449.

    York, Me., 279, 288, 292, 294, 295; twice incorporated, 189; joins Combination against Colony, 282; Massachusetts Bay Commissioners meet King’s Commissioners, 285; militia of, empowered to seize cattle, 290; selling of slaves in, 293.

    York County, Me., 271 n.

    Zurich, 229.