ed all these years.
As the story of his work is told, we shall be able to see reasons for using words descriptive of deeper, stronger, and more abiding traits of character which will be discerned on a closer acquaintance.
He was born in the ancient house still standing at the corner of High and Woburn streets, October 30, 1795.
He was fitted for Harvard under Dr. Luther Stearns, who came to Medford as a teacher, but who occasionally practised medicine.
He became a member of the class of 1816 at Harvard.
The scrap-book contains a little relic of the student life of long ago. Napoleon Bonaparte was an object that loomed large in the eyes of the world.
He had just been sent to Saint Helena, and the question was whether he could escape.
We find that two students expressed their beliefs in this record of a wager.
There is no record whether the dinner was held.
Bet with C. Brooks that Napoleon Bonaparte will escape from the Island of St. Helena before the first of August,
opening, the proprietors had to pay $7.80 tolls on Washington and his escort and suite to the lessee, Capt. Asa Leach, with whom Lemuel Cox had boarded while the bridge was building.
Lemuel Cox's neighbor on the west, on Batterymarch street, was Robert Hallowell, who was Comptroller of the Customs under the king and who left Boston on the evacuation of 17 March, 1776.
After the war Hallowell returned to America, and resided in the next house to Cox's till he removed to Gardiner, Maine, in 1816, where he died in 1818. Hallowell, Maine, was named for him.
Cox did not live on Batterymarch street, in his house, after the Revolution.
It was a wooden house of two stories, with fourteen windows, and covered six hundred and eighty square feet.
The land contained 2,786 square feet, and the whole was valued at $1,800 in 1798, and occupied by Dr. John Frederic Enslin, a physician.
Cox sold his property on Batterymarch street in 1801 to Edw. Bartlett, Jr.
In June, 1788, the selectmen