specifications for which were drawn up by the present organist, Mr. Thomas Moxon. Some of the stops in the old organ were revoiced and used in the new, which has fifty-nine stops and four manuals. There are 2733 pipes and about twenty-five miles of insulated copper wire used in the construction of the instrument. An electric generator furnishes the current for the action. One of the outstanding features is its diapasons which are considered by visiting organists and organ builders to be equal to those of the finest organs of England or the Continent. Its thirty-two foot diapason oil the pedal organ is worthy of mention as it gives great stability and depth of tone. The aim of the specifications was to make this instrument similar to the best of those of the English Cathedrals, and the builders succeeded in their work. The organ in the Parish House was the gift of Mary J. Baldwin in loving memory of her husband, James A. Baldwin, for many years a warden of Chrish Church.
The choir stalls and the rich crimson carpet laid between them were the gift of Mr. Henry H. Skinner. The stalls are from a design by Mr. Edwin J. Parlett.
Many faithful members of the parish played the organs of the early days. Among these were Miss Fannie Day, Miss Clara Safford, and Miss Augusta Allen, a niece of the first Junior Warden. Mrs. Hart and Mrs. Kendrick also played the harmonium for Sunday School in the basement of the old State Street Church. A list of the organists of the church is a remarkably short one considering the length of time which has elapsed since the first organist received one hundred and fifty dollars a year, while the boy who blew the organ was amply paid with six. The list, as nearly as can be given, in order, begins with Albert Allin; then came Richard Eastcott, an Englishman, trained in the Royal College of Music in London, a man skilled in playing the piano and violin as well as the organ. He was a member of the orchestra which played at Queen Victoria's Coronation. He was followed by Mrs. H. J. Hart, William B. Rogers and Mrs. Crawford, who was a concert