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  • Minister of First Parish Church, 1819--1842, from the portrait by Alexander in the Watertown Free Public Library. He was the last minister to be hired by the Town. He was minister for twenty-three years. He moved the First Parish from congregationalism to Unitarianism without the usual anger that accompanies this change. Convers Francis was lacked the easy outgoing self assurance of his predecessors. He accepted the professorship of Pulpit Elo... more
    Minister of First Parish Church, 1819--1842, from the portrait by Alexander in the Watertown Free Public Library. He was the last minister to be hired by the Town. He was minister for twenty-three years. He moved the First Parish from congregationalism to Unitarianism without the usual anger that accompanies this change. Convers Francis was lacked the easy outgoing self assurance of his predecessors. He accepted the professorship of Pulpit Eloquence in the Divinity School of Harvard College in 1842. less
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