willing to protect his pupils.
After resigning as teacher of the West Grammar School Mr. Hathaway opened a private English and Classical School and fitted young men of his school for college.
Amherst, Dartmouth, Harvard, Tufts and Williams Colleges all received students from his school.
His school was first located in the second story of the Medford Branch Railway building on Main street, and was afterwards transferred to a double house on the east side of Ashland street. About the year 1850 he built a schoolhouse on the north side of Chestnut street. This house was a story and a half in height, with two entrances; the boys' room was on the first floor, and the girls' room on the second floor.
Mr. Hathaway taught the boys, and Miss Annette Hale (his sister-in-law) the girls.
Mr. Hathaway also built a large dwelling-house on the corner of Ashland and Chestnut streets, into which he moved with his family just before Christmas, 1851.
His school contained pupils from Medford and