Business records, 1876-1877.


Business records, 1876-1877.

The Worcester Organ Company records, 1876-1877, include bylaws, lists of shareholders, and brief minutes of shareholders' meetings, during which the financing of the new business was settled. The corporation's certificate of payment of capital has been copied into the volume. Approximately half the entries in the volume are unrelated, detailed, and undated copies of reminiscences of the Worcester County Centennial Celebration, originally written by Christopher Columbus Baldwin (1800-1835) for the Worcester Historical Society. The report includes the order of procession in the parade held on 4 October 1831, details of dinner parties, and quotations from addresses and toasts. Included also is a copy of a lengthy prayer delivered by Rev. Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839) on that day.

1 v. (144 p., mostly blank) ; octavo.


SNAC Resource ID: 6957860

Gadsden Public Library

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Baldwin, Christopher Columbus, 1800-1835 (person)

Christopher Columbus Baldwin (1800-1835), son of Eden and Abigail Force Baldwin, studied at Leicester Academy and Harvard College, from which he was expelled after a disturbance and just before graduation in May 1823. He studied law with John Davis and Charles Allen and was admitted to the bar in October 1826. He began his practice in Worcester but moved to Barre and then Sutton in 1830, before returning to Worcester in 1832. Baldwin was especially interested in history ...

Bancroft, Aaron, 1755-1839 (person)

Aaron Bancroft (1755-1839), father of George Bancroft (1800-1891), was settled in the First Unitarian Church of Worcester in 1786. He remained until his death. Bancroft was a liberal theologian, a founder and first President of the American Unitarian Association, active member of the American Antiquarian Society, and Trustee and President of Leicester Academy. From the description of Papers, 1789-1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207112704 ...

Taber, William Gordon, 1821-1896 (person)

Worcester Organ Company. (corporateBody)

The Worcester Organ Company was incorporated in 1876 for the manufacture and sale of organs and reed musical instruments. Its six founders and shareholders included Alonzo C. Emmons ( - ), president, and William B. Taber ( - ), treasurer. The business was located at 9 May Street and advertised parlor, cabinet, and church organs for sale. It was apparently disbanded in 1877. From the description of Business records, 1876-1877. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259...

Emmons, Alonzo C. (person)