ncts, and that my area of treatment lay wholly between the autumn of 1853 and the summer of 1854.
All the rich material of the past was thusbefore the opportunity came.
One beautiful day in early October, in 1853, I started out from my Boston boarding-house on my long delayed miss so-called modern conveniences were altogether unknown.
In the year 1853, I venture to say, there was not such a thing as a bathroom or a batkers and cheese had been properly served and eaten.
There was, in 1853, no military organization of any kind.
The Brooks Phalanx, which had the Lawrence Light Guard was not formed until October, 1854.
In 1853 there was no regular police force in town.
If you wanted a thief ca sweepers!
I doubt if there were either of them known in Medford in 1853.
The first sewing-machine I ever saw was at the Mechanic's Fair in along High street after leaving Thatcher Magoun's. In the summer of 1853 the number of dwellings within the borders of West Medford could not
, one of the founders of Marblehead.
Born on a New Hampshire farm in the first half of the last century, he knew from experience what a life of plain living and high thinking was. His mother was ambitious that her boys should have a good education, and although she died when her son David was fourteen, her wish had been impressed on her children, three of whom went to college.
After leaving the district school in Raymond, Mr. Brown attended Hampton, New Hampshire, Academy in the fall of 1853, and then went to Phillips Andover Academy to fit for college.
He entered Dartmouth in the fall of 1857, graduating in 1861, in the same class with President Tucker.
It is worthy of note and showed his characteristic persistence, that he persuaded one of his boyhood friends who had left college on account of ill health to return and finish his course.
Mr. Brown taught school in the long winter vacations to earn money for his expenses, and after graduating from college he taught two and a