Scope and Contents
Minute book, 1891-1921, of the Central New Hampshire Congregational Club. Meetings were held three times per year at different Congregational Churches throughout New Hampshire, including in Concord, Manchester, and Nashua, and consisted of a social hour, business meeting, dinner, musical entertainment, and a keynote lecture. Keynote speakers include Dartmouth College presidents S.C. Bartlett and W.J. Tucker, University of Vermont president M.H. Buckham, Christian Endeavor Society president F.E. Clark, New Hampshire U.S. Senator T.W. Patterson, and New Hampshire governors H.A. Tuttle and J.B. Smith. There are summaries of their speeches as abstracted by the Club's secretary, N.F. Carter.
There are also treasurer's reports and resolutions passed, which include resolutions urging arbitration between the United States and United Kingdom regarding fishing and boundary disputes, the call for relief for the "persecuted and suffering Armenians," as well as donations to be sent to England to assist famine relief for India. Finally, there are names of all new members.
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