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EDES, Henry Herbert, great-great-grandson of Benjamin's brother Thomas, merchant, born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 29 March 1849. He was educated at the grammar and high schools of his native town, and in 1865 entered mercantile life in Boston, in which he has since continued. He became assistant treasurer of the "New England historic genealogical society" in 1869, and since 1873 has been a member of its publication committee. He is also a fellow of the American antiquarian society. Mr. Edes has been a member of the executive committee of the Boston civil service reform association since 1881, and of the Massachusetts reform club since 1885; and since 1869 has been arranging the Charlestown archives (16291847), which when complete will fill about 120 volumes. He has in manuscript a "Genealogy of the Edes Family," and is the author of "History of the Harvard Church at Charlestown, 1815'79 " (Boston, 1879), besides many historical books and pamphlets, including "Connecticut Colonial Documents," a reprint of papers contributed by him to the "New England Historical and Genealogical Register" in 1868'71 (privately printed); " Memorial of Josiah Barker, of Charlestown" (privately printed, Boston, 1871); " Charlestown's Historic Points" (1875). He also edited and wrote the introduction to Wyman's "Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown" (Boston, 1879); and contributed three chapters on Charlestown to "The Memorial History of Boston" (Boston, 1880'1).
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