bMS 235

Watertown, Massachusetts. Newton and Watertown Universalist Society. Records, 1826-1873.

Summary Information:

Call Number: bMS 235
Title: Watertown, Massachusetts. Newton and Watertown Universalist Society. Records, 1826-1873
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School,
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: 1 box (.35 cubic feet).

Container List:

bMS 235/1 (1) Newton and Watertown Universalist Society. Record book, 1826-1858. Includes: Act of Incorporation, 1827; minutes of society, subscribers', pewholders', shareholders' meetings, April 13, 1826-March 15, 1858, containing election of officials, lists of subscriptions and of ministers; membership records; record of deeds of pews; trustees' and proprietors' reports; correspondence.

bMS 235/1 (2) Newton and Watertown Universalist Society. Record book, 1858-1866. Includes: minutes, September 13, 1858-March 19, 1866.

Note: In 1866 land and meeting house were sold to town of Watertown, some other property was intended for society forming at Newton Corner.

bMS 235/1 (3) First Universalist Church of Christ in Watertown, Mass. Record book, 1828-1873. Includes: 1828 constitution and profession of faith of church, organized by members of the First Universalist Society of Newton and Watertown; lists of members, 1828-1861; record of annual meetings, Sunday services, dedications, baptisms and admissions of new members, March 16, 1828-March 20, 1859.

Note: On January 13, 1873, the members of the defunct church noted to give their communion service to the newly formed Newton Universalist Church.