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November 12

The New North Church, Boston (flickr.com)

The New North Church, Boston (flickr.com)

1852 – Francis Parkman Sr., a noted Unitarian scholar, died in Boston at age 64. He studied theology under William Ellery Channing and was minister of New North Church in Boston for 40 years. His son, also named Francis Parkman, became a noted American historian.

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Arthur Buckminster Fuller

Fuller, Arthur Buckminster (1822-1862)

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