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Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910, The Author of
had a little lamb. Mary
The Author of Mary had a little lamb. By Miss Mary A. Haley. [Read Before the Somerville Historical Society December 8, 1908.] Columbus Tyler was born in Townsend, Vt., in 1805. He had no special education save the training of the farm, the home, the meeting-house, and the common school. At the age of twenty-one he came to Boston, and in a few months secured the position of attendant at the McLean Asylum in Somerville, Mass., and in a few years he had passed through all the grades of its services. He remained there thirty-six years. He was associated with such distinguished men as Dr. Wyman, Dr. Luther V. Bell, and Dr. Booth, and was on most friendly terms with those who succeeded him. In 1835 he married Miss Mary E. Sawyer, of Sterling, Mass. In 1862 he gave up his position at the asylum, and built a handsome residence near the corner of Central and Summer Streets. This house is now occupied by the Unitarian minister and his wife. In the house are two full-length port
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910, The
Walnut Hill School. (search)