Furness, William H.; Potter, William J.; Frothingham, Paul Revere; et al. 15 books, pamphlets pertaining to the First Congregational Society (Unitarian), New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1859-1959. New Bedford, MA: First Congregational Society, 1859-1959. First Editions. 
The following 15 books/pamphlets, sold as one lot. All items very good or better, except where noted.
Furness, William H. Christianity a Spirit. Discourse delivered at the Ordination of William J. Potter as pastor over the First Congregational church and Society in New Bedford Dec. 28, 1859. 31 pp.
Potter, William J. Reason and Revelation: A Discourse, by William J. Potter, Minister of the First Congregational Society, New Bedford, Mass. 1868. Blue wrappers, 22 pp.
Potter, William James. The First Congregational Society in New Bedford, Massachusetts: Its History as Illustrative of Ecclesiastical Evolution. 1889. 151 pp.
Services at the Ordination of Paul R. Frothingham as Associate Pastor of the First Congregational Society in New Bedford, Mass., Oct. 9, 1889. 1890. 31 pp.
Closing Sermon of William J. Potter, December 25th, 1892 | Opening Sermon of Paul Revere Frothingham, January 1st, 1893. First Congregational Society, New Bedford, Mass. 44 pp. (2 copies)
Sunshine and Shadow, Two Sermons. Sunshine of the Soul, William J. Potter, December 17, 1893 | In the Shadow, Paul Revere Frothinghmam, December 24, 1893. 36 pp.
Frothingham, Paul Revere. First Congregational Society in New Bedford: The Message of One Hundred Years, a Sermon...1895. 17 pp.
Services at the Installation of William B. Geoghegan as Pastor of the First Congregational Society in New Bedford, January 28th, 1902. 37 pp.
1708 - 1795 - 1808 - 1838 Unitarian Anniversaries, May 23rd, 24th, 25th, 1908. First Congregational Society in New Bedford, Massachusetts. 179 pp. Addresses on the history of the congregation.
Hodgin, Edwin Stanton. One Hundred Years of Unitarianism in New Bedford, Massachusetts. 1924. 57 pp., paper over spine splitting.
Delano, Sarah B. Our Chapel Old and New: Read before the Womens' Alliance, First Congregational Society, (Unitarian), New Bedford, Massachusetts, November 14, 1933. 14 pp.
Briggs, James Franklin. An Obscure Fragment of New Bedford's History, 1935. 13 pp. plus alerts. This is a previously unpublished account of the Rescue Mission in New Bedford.
Aldrich, Herbert L. New Bedford in the Busy Eighties (Reprint from New England Magazine of May, 1886). 1937, 14 pp. Brief history of New Bedford which includes an account of the Church. Also, "My Cruise as a Guest of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean in 1887."
Emery, William M. One Hundred Years of the Church. Historical addresses delivered at the Exercises Commemorating the Centenary of the Dedication of the Meeting House of the First Congregational Society (Unitarian), New Bedford, May 23, 1938. 32
+ 8 pp.
A Short History of the First Unitarian Church, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1708-1958. 20 pp. The First Unitarian was the successor of the First Congregational Society, pamphlets above. 1958 Very good.
13 items published by the church about the church, and 2 items of local history that include the church.