appropriate, as a miniature lake or pond was shown therein.
Conditions favored the same, as the writer has seen the springy ground there covered with flags and cat-tails.
In Plan Book 8, Plan 1, 1855, is the same territory (see Register, Vol.
I, p. 126), being the Fuller plan of Smith estate.
Here we must good naturedly differ a little with His Honor, who styles it the present laying out.
Fuller's plan was made in early '50s, but little or no use was made of it until 1870, when, on June 21, there was a land sale on the premises.
In 1865 the conduit of the Charlestown water works was built across this entire tract.
The Fuller plan (which omitted the parks and had a somewhat different arrangement of streets) was modified somewhat.
Two new plans were later made by Josiah Hovey covering the entire river border, or half the area of Brooklands, which name had been forgotten.
Then the county commissioners came and laid out Boston avenue, as they had previously done with Harvard