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Independent Congregational Church in Barton Square, Salem, Mass., Records

Independent Congregational Church in Barton Square, Salem, Mass., Records

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SERIES I. Administrative Records
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11Record book 1824-1866
12Record book 1866-1899
SERIES II. Financial Records
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21Treasurer's record book 1825-1896
22Collector's book of assessment of taxes 1862-1890
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31Record book of pew taxes 1863-1884
SERIES III. Club Records
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32Records of Barton Square Club 1869-1884
33Records of Barton Square Guild 1895-1897
34Records of Young People's Guild 1897-1901
35Records of Young People's Guild, miscellaneous papers 1897-1907, undated
36Autographs of young church members (presented to Rev. James W. Thompson) 1857
SERIES IV. Miscellaneous Papers
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41Letters from Henry Colman to Willard Peele 1824
42Bills, receipts, and financial statements 1824
43Agreements for building of meeting house, promissory notes and records of pew taxes 1824
44Bills, receipts, insurance policy, taxes on pews, and promissory note 1825
45Deed of property from July 15, 1826 and July 28, 1826; letter of resignation of treasurer, George Nichols bills and receipts; and pew taxes 1826
46Draft of deed for pew (2); legal document relinquishing claim against Barton Square Church by Mercantile Insurance; draft of deed for property; letter of George Nichols—entitlement to promissory note for balance due for pews; promissory note; insurance policy; pew notes 1827
47Letters from Samuel G. Derby to E. Harry Derby, regarding deeds [for pews?] 1828
48Harvard University letter certifying that James W. Thompson attended and met full approbation of Professors of Theological School 1830
49Letter from James W. Thompson to Willard Peele enclosing certificate from Cambridge Theological School and documents transferring ownership of pews 1832
410Papers from the Estate of Willard Peele 1824-1835, undated
411Sunday School record book 1843-1890
412Correspondence regarding union of Barton Square and East Churches 1889-1907, undated
413Sunday School grades (1843); act of incorporation and bylaws (1884); annual registers (1889-1892); pew owners (1890); meeting of Prudential Committee (1899); appeal to members of the Tabernacle Congregation for pledges (1891); papers relating to Barton Square Church silver (1907); and Second Church brochure (undated) 1843-1907, undated
414Drafts of deeds for pews; receipts and lists of subscribers undated
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5(OS)1Drawings, plans and elevations of the Chapel; List of Original Proprietors 1824
5(OS)2Pew (1) and land deeds (4) 1825-1856
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