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HISTORICAL SOCIETY.



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TABLE OF CONTENTS.



Proceedings at the PriiLu; Oi-enixc; of Sept. 28, 1893, of the New Haven

Colony Historioai, Society Buildino erected by Henry F. Knoi.isii

AS a Memorial of James E. and Caroline F. Fnolish,

Prefiitory Note, ........ vii

Copies 1)1' (Iced (if building site and e.xplanatory agrce-

nieiit, ...... ix

Extract Iroin minutes of Society and Directors, . xiii

Address by t1ie President, ..... xvii

Commemorative address by Horace Day . . • xxiii
Historical sketch by Tliomas R. Trowbridge, . - Ixi
List of the Executive officers of tlie Society since its founda-
tion, ....... Ixxv

List of its officers in 1893, .... . Ixxvil

List of its members in 1 893, . . . . • Ixxxi

Notes of errata in foregoing list. Corresponding and Flonorary

Members, 1893, .....•• xeii

Papers:
1. Inscriptions on Milford Tombstones, ..... 1

•1. Sketch of Phihp Marett; by Simeon E. Baldwin, LL.D., .71

3. Recollections of New Haven between 1825 and 18:i7; by Col.

Gardner Morse, ....■•• ^^

4. Sketch of Eh Whitney ; by Prof Wm. P. Blake, M.A., . .109

5. Mrs. Eaton's Trial (1644) from the records of the First Cliurch; read

by Rev. Newman Smyth, D.D., . . . ■ .133

(i. Extracts from journal of ,Ioel Root, supercargo of the sliip Huron;

read by Thomas R." Trowrridge, ' . . . ■ .149

7. New Haven Bells: by Justus S. HoTCii KISS, LL.B, . .173

8. Tlie Three Constitutions of Connecticut; by Simeon E. Baldwin,

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9. President Clap and Jiis writings; by Prof Franklin Bowditcii

Dexter, M.A., . . . . . • .24 4

10. Early History of Long Island Sound and its Approaches; by Capt,

Charles Hervey Townshend, . . ■ • • ^75

Index, .....••• 307



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Tlie New Haven Colony Historical Society has published five vol-
umes of its Papers : Vol. L in ISfin : Vol. II. in 1877 : Vol. Ill, in 1882 ;
Vol. IV. in 1888 : and Vol. V. in 1894.

The Society does not consider itself comniitted to the support of the
positions taken in any of the papers thus published. For the state-
ments or conclusions of each, the author is alone responsible.

SIMEON E. BALDWIN, ^

JAMES M. HOPPIN,

THOMAS R. TROWBRIDGE, ' ^"'^^"•"''■""

LYNDE HARRISON, I ^''>'"""''^''''-



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PROCEEDINGS at the public open-
ing, SEPTEMBER 28th, 1893 of the NEW
HAVEN COLONY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
BUILDING ERECTED BY HENRY F. ENGLISH
AS A MEMORIAL of JAMES E. and CARO-
LINE F. ENGLISH





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