Address Delivered on the One Hundred and Fiftieth Birthday of the First Church of Christ in Pepperell, February 9, 1897 (Classic Reprint)

Address Delivered on the One Hundred and Fiftieth Birthday of the First Church of Christ in Pepperell, February 9, 1897 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Address Delivered on the One Hundred and Fiftieth Birthday of the First Church of Christ in Pepperell, February 9, 1897 The first settlements of whites in the region now known as Pepperell were made as early as 1720. Their numbers grew slowly for the next twenty years. In 1740 the settlement contained over forty families still under the fostering care of Groton. The miles between them and their church home seemed especially long in bad weather. On this account they desired a church in their midst and petitioned for the erection of a new parish. Their wish was not granted however till 1742. The portion lying west of the Nashua river and north of the country road as travelled a century and a half ago was set off as a distinct precinct and called Groton West Parish. (see history of G., P. And S. As before, p. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243123515
  • 9780243123513