Abbot, one of Parkman’s guides, 325.
Abel, William, alderman of London, 161 n.
Abraham, Heights of, 341.
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, 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. 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.
Aikin, John, arrested for refusing to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141.
Albany, N. Y., 325.
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.
“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. Thomas, optimistic views in his Election sermon for 1808, 430.
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 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 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 House, Boston, John Saffin’s property on site of, 87 n.
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.
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, 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, and Sons, house of, 258.
Ames, Rebecca Caroline (Blair), 264.
Ames buildings, Boston, 263.
Anchor Club Association, Lynn, incorporation of, 68 n.
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 Theological Seminary. See Theological Seminary at Andover.
Andrew, John Albion, 438.
Andrew, John A., & Son Co., 153.
Andrews, Capt. Elisha, asks for relief at Wells, Me., 289.
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 Tracts, mentioned, 66.
Anger, Mr. See Angier, Samuel.
Angier, Rev. Samuel, 413.
Ann Radcliffe, Lady Mowlson, article by A. McF. Davis in New England Magazine, cited, 352.
Ann Street, Boston, 200 n.
Anthony, Joseph, refuses to assess for support of ministry, 141.
Antigua, 367 n.
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.
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 societies, definition of, 22.
Anti-slavery. See Slavery.
Apollo, The. See American Apollo.
Appian Way, Cambridge, 319.
Archæologia Americana, titles of publications in, mentioned, 36.
Archer’s and Brereton’s Account of Gosnold’s Voyage, mentioned, 31.
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.
Arts and Sciences, a society of, proposed in 1778, 427.
Asamacomock, alias Virginia, 186.
Ashurst, Thomas, licensed a discoverer, 186.
Aspinwall Papers, mentioned, 31.
Assistants, Court of. See Massachusetts.
Augustine, Saint, 135.
Austen, Jane, 346.
Austin, James Trecothick, his Life of Elbridge Gerry cited, 254 n.
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.
Backus Historical Society, object of, 42.
Bacon Free Library building, South Natick, 46.
Bainton, George, quotation from his Art of Authorship, 315.
Balch, Rev. William, reference to bad currency in his Election sermon for 1749, 418.
Ballantine, William, estate of, Boston, 200 n.
Bancroft, Rev. Aaron, praises honesty of voting among early settlers, 429.
Bancroft, George, his History of the United States quoted, 386.
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.
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.
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.
Bartholomew, Henry, 405.
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.
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.
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, Peter, emigrates to Pennsylvania from Bedminster, 114 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 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.
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.
Bennit, Ebenezer, 369 n.
Bentley, Rev. William, statement of, in regard to Joshua Moody, 403.
Berkeley, Mass., 176.
Berkshire County Convention, 1774, 165.
Berkshire County Historical and Scientific Society, 51 n.
Berkshire County Historical Society, 51 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, 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.
Bishope, George, the Quaker, his New England Judged quoted, 140.
Bishops Stortford, market-town in England, 116.
Black Hills, 337.
Blackstone, Sir William, 252.
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.
Blunt, Rev. John Henry, his Ritual Introduction to the Prayer Book quoted, 233.
Bode, Henry, 278 n.
Bode pedigree, 278 n.
Bodleian Library, 236.
Bodmer, Charles, 338.
Bollan, William, 423.
Bolles, John, will of, 278 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.
— 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.
— Chardon Street, 313.
— Charter drafted for town in 1650, 202.
— Chauncy Place, 314.
— Church of St. Stephen, 308.
— Clark Street, 308.
— Cooper’s Guild in, 197.
— Court Street, 263.
— Diocesan House, Joy Street, 42 n.
— Eustis Street Burying Ground, 266.
— Evacuation of, 302.
— Exchange Tavern, 416.
— Faneuil Hall, 49 n.
— First Baptist Church, 427.
— Fort Hill, 324.
— Foster’s press in, 403.
— Granary Burying Ground, 358.
— Halsey’s Wharf, 364 and note.
— High schools, graduates of, compete for prizes offered by Directors of the Old South studies in history, 62.
— Hollis Street Church, 445.
— Jamaica Pond, 344.
— Joy Street, 42 n.
— King Street, 167.
— King’s Chapel Burying Ground, 302.
— King’s Head Tavern, 364 n.
— Kingston Street, 263.
— Land’s Court, 364.
— Link Alley, 409 n.
— Lyndhurst, apartment house, 311.
— Marine Society, 211.
— Merchant’s Row, 200 n.
— Milk Street, 63 n.
— Museum of Fine Arts, 262.
— North Federal Court, 409 n.
— Oak Hall estate, 200 n.
— Old State House, 445.
— Pemberton Square, 54.
— Pier Proprietors of Boston Pier or Long Wharf, incorporated 1772, 212.
— 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.
— St. Botolph’s Club, 350.
— School Street, 330.
— Shoemakers’ Guild and Coopers’ Guild incorporated in, 197.
— Somerset Place, 310.
— Somerset Street, 310.
— Star Tavern, 409 n.
— 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.
— Third National Bank, place of deposit of funds of Colonial Society, 154.
— Town Dock. See above, Dock.
— Tremont Temple, 42.
— United States Court House, 314.
— Walnut Street, 344.
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 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.
Bouillon, Godfrey de, arms of, 278.
Bound-house, near Hampton, N. H., 275.
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.
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.
Bradish, Eleanor, 15 n.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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, Rev. John, of Haverhill, Mass., 305.
Brown, Mary (afterwards Willett), 359.
Brown, Major William, 412.
Brown University, two Election preachers among graduates of, 449.
Brownist Church in London, 236.
Bryant, William Cullen, 316.
Buckley Abbey, Suffolk, 278 n.
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.
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.
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.
Cabot family, 367 n.
Cabot, John, grant to, in 1496, 186.
Calendar of State Papers cited, 161 n.
Calendar of the Committee for Compoundings, quoted, 161.
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.
— Fresh Pond, 340.
— Garden Street, 319.
— Harvard Square, 270.
— Marsh Lane, 119.
— Mount Auburn Street, 120.
— Water Street, 119.
— See also Harvard College, Newtown.
Cambridge, the tune, 235.
Camock, Capt. Thomas, 277.
Can, Mr., Fifth Monarchy man. See Canne.
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.
Cape Ann Historical Society, Gloucester, incorporation, etc., of, 61.
Cape Cod Pilgrim Memorial Association, Provincetown, incorporation, purpose of, 64 n.
Carew, Thomas, 316.
Carlisle, Mass., part of old Concord, 57.
Carlyle, Thomas, 402.
Carr, Sir Robert, 285 n.
Carroll, John, archbishop of Baltimore, returned thanks at Artillery Election dinner, 449.
Cartwright, George, 285 n.
Cary Library, Lexington, 56.
Casco Fort taken by French and Indians, 289.
Casgrain, Abbé, 342.
Catechism, The, 135.
Catlin, George, 338.
Cawkerell, Lincolnshire, 272 n.
Central University, Pella, Iowa, 450.
Chadbourn, Benjamin, 387.
Chalmers, George, his Political Annals of the United Colonies cited, 217.
Champernowne, Elizabeth (Popham), 277 n.
Champernowne, Richard, 277 n.
Champernowne pedigree, mentioned, 277 n.
Champlain, Lake, 325.
Channing, Walter, MD., elected Resident member, 115.
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 National Bank, Cambridge, 270 n.
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.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, 333.
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 Place, Boston, 314.
Checkley, Anthony, marries a daughter of Rev. John Wheelwright, 284.
Checkley, Rev. Samuel, preaches Election sermon in 1755, 420.
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.
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, Hon. Joseph Hodges, LL.D., Honorary member, xix.
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.
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, Rev. James Freeman, on reforms, in Election sermon for 1868, 436.
Clarke, James Gordon, 321.
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.
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, Eleanor (Bradish), 15 n.
Cobb, Elizabeth Baylies, 15 n.
Cobb, George Thomas, 15 n.
Cobb, Sally Crocker, 15 n.
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.
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.
Cole, Nicholas, supports Colony in its controversy with Province of Maine, 283.
Cole, William, opposed religion of Bay Colony, 284.
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.
— Appropriations, by-law relating to, 9.
— Articles of Association mentioned, 4.
— Auditor, appointed by Council, 382.
— Change of name. See Name.
— Committees to be appointed by presiding officer, 8.
— 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.
— 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.
— 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.
— Objects defined, 22.
— Organization, meeting for, 1892, 4.
— 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.
— 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.
— Seal. See Corporate Seal.
— 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.
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 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.
Committees of Inspection recommended by Continental Congress, 256.
Common law, flexibility of, 88.
Common Prayer, Book of, 397.
Commonwealth, newspaper, cited, 21 n.
Communism, reaction against, in Election sermons for 1835, 1836, 432.
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’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 Lyceum, incorporation, etc., of, 57 n.
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 Valley Historical Society, incorporation, purpose, and publications of, 49.
Constitution of Massachusetts, cited, 195 n.
Continental Army, 302 n.
Convention of Delegates of Bristol County. See Bristol County Convention.
Cooke, Judge Elisha (d. 1715), 411.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 322.
Cooper, Rev. William, opposes levelism in his Election sermon for 1740, 418.
Coopers’ Guild, incorporated in Boston, 197.
Copp’s Hill, Boston, 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 Newton (d. 1757), voices cry of oppression in his Election sermon for 1753, 419.
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.
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.
Coverdale, Miles, 228.
Cox, Esther, 364.
Cox, Robert, 364.
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.
Crayon, The, art journal, 339.
Creditors urged to exercise lenity during interruption of judicial proceedings in 1774, 179.
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.
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.
Cushing, Caleb, the elder, 387.
Cushing, Thomas, Lieut.-Gov. of Massachusetts, justified Boston Tea Party, 172.
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.
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 Law School, Harvard College, 329.
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.
Danvers, Mass., 77.
Daubigny, Charles François, 262.
Daughters of the Revolution, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, purposes of, 266.
D’Aunay (de Charnisay), Charles de Menou, Sieur, 124.
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, 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.
Dedham Historical Register, objects of, 44.
Dedham Pulpit, Adams’s Election sermon for 1685, reprinted in, 406.
Deerfield, Mass., headquarters of Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 45.
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.
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, George, uncle of Daniel Denison, 116.
Denison, John, of Bishops Stortford, grandfather of Daniel Denison, 116.
Denison, Rev. John, grandson of Daniel Denison, 305.
Denison, name of, 133.
Denisons, the, 119.
Dennis, Rev. Josiah, 300.
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.
Dexter, Aaron, 26.
Diaz de la Peña, Narcisse Yirgilis, 262.
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.
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.
Dorchester, Rev. Daniel, of the New-England Methodist Historical Society, 53 n.
Dorchester Historical Society, incorporation and purpose of, 60.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Election, doctrine of, according to Calvin, 134.
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.
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, 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, vessel, 1634, 133.
Ellet, William, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Embargo of 1807, 430.
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.
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.
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 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.
Estaing, Charles Hector, Comte d’, medal of Society of the Cincinnati voted to, 248.
Eustis-Street Burying-Ground, Roxbury, preservation of, 266.
Everell, James, shoemaker in Boston, 197.
Exchange Tavern, Boston, Samuel Sewall dines at, 416.
Exeter, England, 360.
Exeter Colony, members of, accompany Wheelwright to Hampton, 280.
Exeter Combination, 276.
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, 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.
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.
Finney, Joshua, testimony of, regarding conduct of slave Adam, 108.
First Church of Beverly, of Boston, of Cambridge, of Salem. See names of these places.
Fisher, Deacon Jabez, of Wrentham, 387.
Fiske, Rev. Samuel, curious spelling in his Election sermon for 1731, 416.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Freetown, Mass., 176.
French, Stephen, surety on Jane Kind’s bond, 366.
French, The, 419.
French Archives, mention of engraving of Louisburg in, 270.
French claimants to Acadia and Cape Breton, 124.
French ships and goods, Commissioners for French goods appointed to arrest all, 1627, 159 n.
Fresh Pond, Cambridge, 440.
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.
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.
Funerals, excessive attending of, rebuked in Joseph Sewall’s Election sermon for 1724, 416.
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.
Gally, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Gaming in high life inveighed against in 1773, 425.
Garden Street, Cambridge, 319.
Gardner, Henry Joseph, Governor of Massachusetts, 435.
Garrett, John, 360.
General Commandery of the Naval Legion, First Triennial Congress of, 49 n.
General Courts of the New England Confederacy, 127.
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.
Gérard de Rayneval, Conrad Alexandre, medal of Society of the Cincinnati to be given to, 248.
Gerard, Frances, afterwards Radcliffe, 354.
Gerard, William, of Gray’s Inn, 354.
Gerard, William, of Harrow-on-the-Hill, 354.
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, Capt. Raleigh, 277.
Glass Works, monopoly granted to undertakers of, 195.
Glassenbury tune, 235.
Gloucester, England, See of, John Hooper nominated to, 229.
Goff Memorial building, Rehoboth, Mass., 56.
Goffe, Col. William, the regicide, 398.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 316.
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.
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.
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, William, nephew of Sir Ferdinando, 277.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
Grocers’ Company in London, Court of Assistants of, in 1614, 159.
Grouer, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Grove, Sir George, his Encyclopædia of Music cited, 228.
Guernsey, 367 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, 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.
Hall, Capt. Burgess, of Stratfield, Conn., son of Isaac Hall, Jr., 114.
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.
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, Laurence, of Charlestown, 364 n.
Hammond, Thomas, 161 n.
Hampden, John, 352.
Hampden County Convention, 1774, 165.
Hampshire Gentry, 277.
Hancock, frigate, 310.
Hankredge, Sarah, afterwards Cotton, 305.
Hanover, N. J., 369 n.
Hanserd Knollys Society, 272 n.
Hargrave Stubbs, Cheshire, England, 353.
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.
— Hasty Pudding Club, 321.
— Lemonade Club, 321.
— Massachusetts Hall, 319.
— Memorial Hall, 332.
— P. T. Δ., 321.
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.
Heath Papers mentioned, 31.
Heights of Abraham, Quebec, 341.
Helme, Christopher, of Exeter, N. H., 275 n.
Hemenway, Mrs. Mary, bears expense of work done by Old South Historical Society, 62.
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.
Herreck, Zackery, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Herrick, Henry, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Hertfordshire Families, Pedigrees of, cited, 354.
Hessians in fight at Oriskany, 70.
Heylin, Rev. Peter, quoted, 233.
Hibbins, William, 158.
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, John, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Hill, Zabulon, signs petition to General Court, 81.
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.
Historical documents, importance of printing in full, 113.
Historical Hall, Taunton, 43.
Historical manuscripts, large collection in possession of Massachusetts Historical Society, 32.
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.
— 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.
— 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.
— 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.
— 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 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 the New England Conference, organization and discontinuance of, 53 n.
Historical Society of Watertown, incorporation, etc., 58.
Hitchcock, Abby Little (afterwards Tyler), 425.
Hitchcock, Rev. Edward, 434.
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.
Hollis, Thomas, 415.
Hollis-Street Church, several Election sermons preached in, 445.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 349.
Holten, Dr. Samuel, of Danvers, 387.
Holyoke, Rev. Edward, President of Harvard College, does not approve tone of Election sermons, 417.
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, Helen Angier (Ames), 264.
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.
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.
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.
Hughes, John, Archbishop, toast to, 435.
Huguenot Memorial Society, Oxford, incorporation and aim of, 54 n.
Humberston, Lincolnshire, 272 n.
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, 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.
Hyde Park Historical Society, incorporation, etc., 58.
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.
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.
Intemperance, as treated in Election sermons, 441–444.
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.
Irenicon, or a Salve for New England’s Sore, by Daniel Denison, quoted, 130 and note.
Jackson, Edmond, shoemaker in Boston, 197.
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 family, 367 n.
Jamaica Pond, 344.
Jamestown Colony, Va., 277.
Jarvis, John, of Boston, 305.
Jarvis, Rebecca (Parkman), 305.
Jefferds, Simon, serves under Wolfe in his Canadian campaign, 301.
Jenkes. See Jencks.
Jenks, Rev. William, delivers eloquent Election sermon for 1820, 431.
Jermyn de Norff, Johis, 353.
Jermyn de Norff, Maria (Moulston), 353.
Jersey, 367 n.
Johnson, Rev. Lorenzo Dow, 269 n.
Johnson, Michael, name of Crispus Attucks an alias for, 174.
Johonnot family, 367 n.
Josselyn pedigree mentioned, 277 n.
Joy Street, Boston, 42 n.
Justification, Calvin’s doctrine of, 135.
Kay, T. Belcher, Superintendent of first gymnasium at Harvard College, 326.
Keane, Capt. Robert. See Keayne, Capt. Robert.
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.
Kentish tune, 235.
Kind, Arthur, 363.
King Street, Boston, massacre in, 167. See also Boston Massacre.
King’s Bridge Cottage, play, 313.
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.
Knight, Robert, defendant in suit of Iron works in 1655, 197 n.
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.
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.
Laffin, misprint for Saffin in New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 102 n.
Lake Champlain, 325.
Lake George, 325.
Lake Umbagog, 324.
La Luzerne. See Luzerne.
Lancaster, Mass., historical work in, 23.
Land titles vested in corporate bodies, recognized in Province Charter, 210.
Land’s Court, Boston, 364.
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.
Lathrop, Rev. Joseph, declines to preach Election sermon for 1793, 429.
Lathrop. See also Lothrop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
— 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.
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.
Lorimer, Rev. George Claude, 450.
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.
Lovering, Joseph, 334.
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.
Lowthroppe. See Lathrop and Lothrop.
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, 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 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.
Mackerel Cove, inhabitants released from keeping watch in Salem, 79.
Madder. See Mather.
Madison, James, 254 n.
Madockanando, Indian, 290.
Madrid, Spain, 322.
Magnalia. See Mather, Cotton.
Magny, F., 357.
— 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.
Majesty, reviling his, made capital offence in Exeter Combination, 276.
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.
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.
Marsh Lane, Cambridge, 119.
Marshall, John, of Boston, 369 n.
Marshall, Sir William, 353.
Marshfield, Mass., 55 n.
Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., 309.
Martinique, 367 n.
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.
— 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.
— 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.
— 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.
— 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.
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 Society of Colonial Dames of America, incorporation, etc. of, 63 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.
Matthews, Albert, A.B., a Resident member, xix.
Mattoonuck, R. I., 162 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.
Meadville, Pa., 450.
Medfield, Mass., 301 n.
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.
Merchants’ Notes in 1733, 378.
Merchants’ Row, Boston, 200 n.
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.
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 449.
Middlebury College, Vt., 449.
Middlesex Deeds cited, 201 n.
Mildmay, Cary, 160 n.
Miles, Rev. Samuel, and other Episcopal clergymen, petition in 1727 for repeal of laws for support of ministers, 142.
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.
Millais, Sir John Everett, Bart., 262.
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.
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.
Montcalm de Saint Véran, Louis Joseph, Marquis de, 336.
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.
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, Perez, 387.
Morton, Thomas, his New English Canaan (Adams’s edition) mentioned, 66.
Moulsham. See Mowlson.
Moulson. See Mowlson.
Moulston. See Mowlson.
Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, 120.
Mount Hope, Bristol, R. I., 86 n.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Nathaniel, Captain, an Indian, 297.
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.
Neal, Rev. Daniel, his History of New-England quoted, 374.
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.
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 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 York State Library, set of Massachusetts Election sermons in, 448.
Newburgh Addresses, 249.
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 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.
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.
North, Stephen, inn-keeper of Star Tavern, 409 n.
North American Review, cited, 342.
North Federal Court, Boston, 409 n.
North River, Salem, 77.
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, Mass., 176.
Nottinghamshire, England, 278.
Nourse, Henry Stedman, efforts of, in historical work in Lancaster, Mass., 23.
Nowell, Elder Increase, of Charlestown, 209 n.
Numismatic Science, promotion of, by Boston Numismatic Society, 67.
Oak Hall estate, Boston, 200 n.
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.
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 Historical Society, Taunton, objects of, 43.
Old Kingston, R. I., 162 n.
Old Newbury, Historical Society of. See Historical Society of Old Newbury.
Old Residents’ Historical Society, Lowell, 45 n.
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.
Oliver, Andrew, Lieut.-Gov. of Massachusetts, 420.
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.
Ossipee Pond, N. H., 299.
Ottawa, Canada, 342.
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, 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.
Palfrey family, 367 n.
Palmer, Joseph, 387.
Paris, Miss, afterwards Baynton, 114 n.
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.
Parkman, Abigail, afterwards Trask, 305.
Parkman, Breck, 307.
Parkman, Bridget, 304.
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, 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, 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, Sarah (Rogers), 305.
Parkman, Thomas, 304.
Parkman, William, son of Ebenezer, 307.
Parkman family, 367 n.
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. Moses, expresses loyalty to George III. in 1772, 424.
Parsons, William, loses three children in Indian attack on Wells, 294.
Passionist Fathers, Convent of, Rome, 327.
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, 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.
Pelby, William, 313.
Pelham, England, 117.
Pella, Iowa, 450.
Pemaquid, Me., 301.
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 Magazine of History and Biography cited, 114 n.
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.
Petaquamscott, R. I., gift of land at, to Harvard College by Sewall, 162 and note.
Petaquamscott River, R. I., 162 n.
Petershall, Robert, 199 n.
Petitcler, Emma Laura (wife of Felix Francis), her Recollections of Elder Leland mentioned, 51.
Phelps, Rev. Austin, reference to, 435.
Φ B K, 328.
Philip, Sachem. See King Philip’s war.
Phillips, Gillam, 367.
Phillips, Henry, 367.
Phillips, Rev. Samuel, of Andover (d. 1771), rebukes extravagance, 419.
Phillips, Wendell, 404.
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.
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.
Piracy, trial of Quelch for, at Star Tavern, 409 n.
Piscataqua, Maine, joins combination against government by Colony, 282.
Pistoles, Spanish, 224.
Pitch, monopoly granted for manufacture of, 201 n.
Plain Dealing in Newes from New England mentioned, 31.
Plaisted, John, captured by Indians, 297 n.
Plaisted, Mary (Rishworth), captured by Indians, 295.
Plan of Dedham Village mentioned, 44.
Plough Patent, 282.
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 County Convention, 1774, 165.
Plymouth Fathers Hall Association, incorporation of, 64 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Psalter, article on, in Grove’s Encyclopædia referred to, 228.
Public Advertiser (London), 387.
Public Bills, forgeries on, 442.
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 County, 342.
Queen Anne’s war, 298.
Quelch, Capt. John, tried for piracy at Star Tavern, Boston, 409 n.
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.
Quo warranto, brought against Massachusetts in 1683, Attorney-General Sawyer on, 223.
Radcliffe, Ann, Lady Mowlson. See Mowlson, Ann (Radcliffe), Lady.
Radcliffe, Anthony, alderman of London, father of Lady Mowlson, 354.
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, 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.
Ratcliffe. See Radcliffe.
Rawson, Edward, secretary of committee presenting petition to General Court, 81.
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 Public Library, 56.
Religious tyranny of Bay Colony, 284.
Rembrandt, two portraits by, owned by F. L. Ames, 262.
Remington, Frederic, 338.
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.
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.
Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal, Due de, 356.
Richford de Salop, Catharina (Mowlson), 353.
Richford de Salop, William, 353.
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, John, the martyr, 229.
Rogers, Rev. John, of Boxford (d. 1745), pamphlet by, ordered to be burnt by common hangman, 412.
Rogers, Sarah, afterwards Parkman, 305.
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.
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.
— Eustis-Street Burying-Ground, 266.
Roxbury Latin School, Donors of, 118 and note.
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.
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.
Rumford Historical Association, Woburn, incorporation, etc. of, 51.
Rump Parliament, Massachusetts authorities compared to, 220.
Runawit, Sagamore Indian, 298 n.
Russell, Rev. Jonathan, his Election sermon for 1704 quoted, 412.
Russell, William, 315.
Russell, William Goodwin, 1.
Ryal Side, Salem, Mass., 76 n.
Sabbath. See Sunday.
Sacheverell, Henry, 178.
Saco River, Me., 301.
Saffin, Adam. See Adam.
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, Joseph, eighth son of Judge John, 361.
Saffin, Josiah, fifth son of Judge John, 361.
Saffin, Simon, father of Judge John, 360.
Saffin v. Green, 86 n.
Sagadahoc, Me., 277.
Sainsbury, William Noel, 375.
St. Castin, Baron de, 289.
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.
— 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 Middlecott, A.B., a Resident member, xix.
Salt works, Charlestown, Mass., 201 n.
Salvation through election, according to Calvin, 134.
Sanctification, doctrine of, 135.
Sandelands, Annika (Kyn), afterwards Baynton, 114 n.
Sandelands, James, 114 n.
Sanford, Captain Peleg, 369 n.
Sapper, Thomas, disguise for Saffin, 86 n.
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 348.
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 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.
Schutte, Mrs. Mary, 319.
Scituate, Mass., 85 n.
Scollay family, 367 n.
Scotch-Irish colonists settle in Londonderry, N. H., 298.
Scotch Psalters, 234.
Scots Charitable Society, Boston, 200 n.
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.
Sea-water, invention for making salt from, in 1670, 201 n.
Seeley, Rev. Raymond Hoyt, curious proposition by, to obviate spoils-hunting, 434.
Seigniory of St. Sulpice at Le Lac des Deux Montagnes, Canada, 294.
Seventh Commandment, breaches of, 442.
Sewall, Hannah (wife of Judge Samuel), gift of land to Harvard College, 162.
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.
Sharp, Rev. Daniel, two editions printed of his Election sermon for 1824, 431.
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.
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.
Shorter Catechism, 134.
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.
Sidmouth, Devon, England, 304.
Silver Bank of 1740, 378.
Silver-plate for payment of debts, 220.
Simpkins, Capt. Nicholas, 199 n.
Simple Cobbler of Agawam. See Ward, Rev. Nathaniel.
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.
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, 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, 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.
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 Propagating Christian Knowledge among the Indians of North America, its act of incorporation (1762) negatived by Crown, 212.
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 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.
Solomon, Song of, 136.
Somers, Sir George, Bermudas, Somers, or Sommer’s Islands called after, 218.
Somerset Place, now Allston Street, Boston, 310.
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 River, Salem, Mass., 77.
South Sea speculation, efforts to suppress, 213.
Southwell, the tune, 235.
Spectacle-makers, petition in 1628 in behalf of, 159 n.
Spectator, The, cited, 86 n.
Spener, Charles, 254 n.
Spoils-hunting, plan to obviate, 434.
Spot Pond, Stoneham, Mass., 324.
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 Street, Boston, 445.
Statutes at Large (British) cited, 213 n.
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.
Stiles, Ezra, President of Yale College, his manuscript copy of Shepard’s Election sermon for 1638, 392.
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, William. See Storre, William.
Storey. See Storre and Storer.
Storey, Moorfield, 1.
Storr. See Storre and Storer.
Storre, Susanna (Hutchinson), 275 n.
Storre, Rev. Thomas, 271.
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.
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 Probate Records cited, 85 n.
Suffolk, tune, 235.
Sullivan, James, his History of Land Titles in Massachusetts quoted, 27 and note.
Superior Court, Boston. See Boston.
Surrey, Earl of, translates Psalms, 231.
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.
Swedes, The, 196.
Swift, Rev. John, curious expressions in his Election sermon for 1732, 416.
Sydney-Sussex College, Cambridge, 271.
Symonds, Harlakenden, 287 n.
Symonds, Samuel, Deputy-Governor of Massachusetts, 287 n.
Tabor, Philip, refuses to assess for support of Orthodox ministry, 141.
Taconnet, Maine, 301.
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.
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.
Tillinghast, Caleb Benjamin, 23.
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 Hill, Ipswich, 133.
Town House, Boston, Election sermons for a time preached in, 445.
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.
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, Capt. William, of Salem, 305.
Traske, Osmond, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Treadwell, James Parker, 321.
Tremont Temple, Boston, 42.
Trimountaine, name of Boston till 1630, 192.
Troyon, Constant, 262.
Trumbull, Jonathan, Jr., 254 n.
Trumbull Papers mentioned, 31.
Tuck, Thomas, signs petition to General Court, 81.
Tucker, Serg’t, Indian captive, 297.
Tucker, Rev. John, preaches Election sermon for 1771, 424.
Tuckerman, Frederick, his William Cooper, town clerk of Boston, mentioned, 54 n.
Tufts Library building, Weymouth, 52.
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.
Unitarian Festival, 1891, 334.
United Colonies of New England, Commissioners of. See Commissioners of the United Colonies of New England.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Visitor’s Guide to Salem cited, 41 n.
Voting, honestly performed by early settlers, 429.
Wadsworth Monument Association, incorporation of, 65 n.
Waite, Richard, 369 n.
Walcott, Charles Hosmer, address by, before the Concord Lyceum, 57 n.
Walcott, Henry Pickering, 341 n.
Waldo family, 367 n.
Waldron, Capt. Richard, appointed a Massachusetts Bay Commissioner, 285 n.
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, Richard, grant to, annulled, 186.
Wardell (or Wardwell), William, denounces religion of Bay Colony, 284.
Wardwells, of Exeter, N. H., 275 n.
Warming, invention in 1652 for saving expense in, 201 n.
Warren, Rev. Henry White, favors prohibition, 444.
Warren, James, 387.
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.
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.
Webb, Richard, shoemaker in Boston, 197.
Webster Historical Society, 55 n.
Welby, Robert, 271.
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 family, 275 n.
Wentworth house, Portsmouth, N. H., 344.
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.
Westbrooke, Major Thomas, and others, Letters of, cited, 299 n.
Westminster, England, 159.
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.
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, Esther, of Roxbury, 295.
Wheelwright, Rev. George, son of Rev. Charles Apthorp Wheelwright, Sr., 302 n.
Wheelwright, Jeremiah, of Gloucester, son of Jeremiah of Portsmouth, commissary in Arnold’s expedition to Canada, 302 n.
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, Rev. John Bourne, letter of, quoted, 277 n.
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, 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, 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.
Whetcomb, John, 387.
Whig party (English), friendly at outbreak of Revolution, 386.
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.
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.
Whittier, John Greenleaf, used tradition of Palatine light in poem, 32.
Wiclif, John, sows seed of Puritanism, 228.
Wiggin, James, punished for disrespect to Bay magistrates, 285.
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.
Wild, Gen. Edward Augustus, 334.
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, Mary, daughter of Mary and Thomas Willett, 359.
Willett, Rebeckah, 359.
Willett, Samuel, 360.
Willett, Sarah, 359.
Willett, Thomas, son of Capt. Thomas Willett, 359.
Willey House, N. H., 323.
William IV., King of England, 92 n.
Williams, Rev. Abraham, defends natural equality, 421.
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.
Williamstown, Mass., 50.
Wilmington, Kent, Church of, 278.
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.
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, 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.
Withington, Rev. Leonard, on morals of the Revolution, 431.
Woalfe, Anthony, 369 n.
Woburn, Mass., headquarters of Rumford Historical Association, 51.
Wolcott, Rev. Samuel, anti-slavery sentiment by, 441.
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.
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 Historical Society, 37 n.
Wordsworth, William, 316.
Wrentham, Mass., 413.
Wroe, Joshua, 369 n.
Wyatt, Sir Thomas, translates Psalms, 231.
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.