d 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, A. D. , 1819; a good dinner at our class meeting. November 12, 1815. Samuel D. Bell.
One of the last clippings Brooks inserted in the scrap book was an obituary notice of his college friend, Bell. Samuel Dana Bell (1797-1868) was a son of Governor Samuel Belnding member of the society.
Published by order of the society, Philadelphia, 1835.
The well-known-and since Mr. Cousin published his interesting report-far-famed Prussian system of national education went properly into practice in the year 1819, and has three fundamental principles and supporting pillars.
First, the creation of seminaries or schools for teachers in the elementary schools, of which Prussia, with a population equal to that of the United States, has now forty-three, of
a mode of lights in our lighthouses in use during Civil War and after.
Lemuel Cox made his will, 18 January, 1806.
He devised to his five children, John S. H., James, Susanna H. Tufts, Elizabeth B., and Harriet A. T. (Lemuel and William, being dead, were not named), $1 each.
To his grandchildren, an equal share of the residue.
He died 18 February, 1806, and his will was proved 13 May, 1806.
The inventory amounted to about $20, and the estate was insolvent from the claims against it. In 1819 an account filed by the executor, Samuel Swan, Jr., of Medford, exhibits a house near Charlestown Bridge, and money from the Canal proprietors, which left a balance above his debts of $2,555, to be divided into ten shares, and his grandchildren, as legatees, Eliza, Rhoda, Harriet, Simon, and Susanna Tufts; Mary Ann, James, Lemuel Cox, and Eliza Dadley; and Lemuel, son of James Cox, received each $255.57.
In 1787, Ezekiel Decosta of Boston married Rebecca Hickling, the youngest sister of L