ted we are indebted to the author of Story of John Wesley's Bible, and for our illustration to courtesy of Zion's Herald, in which both story and illustrations appeared.
Remembrances. by Sarah J. Blanchard.
My mind goes back to childhood's days.
I remember that during the occupancy of the Gillard fish market in the rear of the Tufts house, Mr. Aaron Blanchard rented the front room; and the reading room was under his care until his death, which occurred there, December 23, 1850.
On that morning he left his home at 6 o'clock as usual, and the great effort required to get through the old-time fall of rain-full snow, caused the bursting of a blood vessel in the head.
He was found near the stove, unlighted match in hand. .
A few personal recollections of Mr. Blanchard may be interesting to the older residents of the city.
Who ever rang the bell and set it equal to himself?
A glance at a sun-dial on the window seat, then a moment's trip to the church across