Hudson, Charles, 1795-1881

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Charles Hudson (1795-1881) was born in Marlborough, Mass., and died in Lexington, Mass. He was ordained in 1821, and served as pastor of the First Universalist Church in Westminster, Mass., from 1824 to 1842. He later broke this affiliation and helped found the Massachusetts Society of Universal Restorationists. While still and active minister, Hudson held many political offices: Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1828-1833; Massachusetts Senate, 1833-1839; Whig member of Congress, 1841-1849; naval officer of the port of Boston, 1849-1853; and others. His publications include: _History of the Town of Lexington ..._ (Boston, 1868); _History of the Town of Westminster ..._ (Mendon, Mass., 1832); _Life and Character of Major Pitcairn_ ([Boston, 1880]); and many others.

From the description of Political biographies, 1864-1880. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259442

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referencedIn Turner, Edward, 1776-1853. Papers, 1711-1873 (inclusive), 1803-1848 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various persons, 1860-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Allen, Joseph. Town histories. Minuteman Library Network
creatorOf Hudson, Charles, 1795-1881. Letter, 1863 June 28, Lexington [Mass.] to William Prescott [Concord, N.H.]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Hudson, Charles, 1795-1881. Political biographies, 1864-1880. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885 person
associatedWith Briggs, George N. (George Nixon), 1796-1861. person
associatedWith Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850. person
associatedWith Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. person
associatedWith Davis, John, 1787-1854. person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. person
associatedWith Fay family. family
associatedWith Fay, Jonathan, 1754-1811. person
associatedWith Haven, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1806-1881. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868. person
associatedWith Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864. person
associatedWith Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Turner, Edward, 1776-1853. person
associatedWith Washburn, Emory, 1800-1877. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
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Birth 1795-11-04

Death 1881-05-04



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