reet in his oldtime sleigh loaded with children and with children hanging on behind realize something of Mr. Woolley's peculiar aptness for such work.
To the sketching artist with pencil or brush we are indebted for portrayal of views prior to 1850, to the photographer with his cumbrous camera, with difficulty transported, for those of the next fifty years; and all these required the aid of a middleman, the engraver (sculptor) before the printer could exercise his art-preservative.
For th uplifted, fell by its own weight, and in less time than is required to state the fact, scores of men from the shipyards were on their way home to dinner, and all was quiet for an hour. . . .
Mr. Blanchard occupied for several years previous to 1850, as a tailor's shop, the front part of the building on the easterly corner of what was known as Pasture Hill lane, opposite the Savings Bank building, with a workroom adjoining (Mr. William Wyman, the provision dealer, living in the rear). I think
place was west of the greatest elevation, so he did not have to excavate, but did a great deal of grading and terracing.
House (Library) built about 18—.
B—the Hebden house was a small two-story, ill-painted, white house, close to Mr. Magoun's east line.
This and all the other eastern houses were crowded to the sidewalk.
It had no back yard.
Very steep right up behind the house; coarse grass on the steep; no gravel visible.
An English laboring man named Hebden lived here about 1845 to 1850.
Query: Get the construction dates of every house.
C—the John Johnson house was old, black, gambrel roof; may be very old; built A. D.——. He had two sons, Theophilus and Cleopas.
Mrs. Johnson, a brisk, little, clear-starching dame, had no particular clothes-yard, and dried her clothes anywhere.
She had a very narrow lean — to back of the house—no back yard.
Steep went right up from the lean-to.
Coarse grass on it; no red gravel visible.
D—John Johnson's Cob