ings to illustrate the Hand-book of Trees.
Rosewell B. Lawrence has written a complete handbook of the Middlesex Fells, with maps; and a series of letters of travel, Egypt and the Holy Land.
The Rev. Bradley Gilman, a high school graduate of 1875, now a Unitarian clergyman, is the author of From a Parsonage Porch, Back to the Soil, Roland Carnaquay, and juvenile stories under the name of Walter Wentworth.
Helen Tilden Wild, who has done such valuable work in historical research, has wrimany illustrious names of both teachers and pupils to literature and life.
Hosea Starr Ballou wrote a biography of Hosea Ballou, 2d, the first president of Tufts College, and many addresses.
Rev. Elmer H. Capen, president of Tufts College from 1875 to 1905, published many articles and sermons, a tribute to John Boyle O'Reilly, wrote a history of Tufts College and of Universalism for the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and a Bible History.
The present president, Dr. Frederick W. Hamilton, is the a
erection the finest house in this quarter, and a curved driveway extended from the street, past the end of the house, and joined the street again.
Beside the street and between the ends of the drive was this brick wall constructed, and bordered with a row of lilacs.
Tradition has it that Pomp made the bricks, as well as built the wall, and it is doubtless true.
Some fifty years ago there was a story current that the bricks were brought from England—incorrect however.
Mr. Edward Brooks in 1875 told the present writer that the bricks were made from clay dug on the estate, and was much amused at such a story finding credence.
This house of Samuel, Thomas, and lastly of Gorham Brooks, is shown in the history of Medford (Brooks', '55) with the great black walnut trees before it, and also the brick wall, granite post and lilac bushes.
In this picture the house is shown with a massive chimney.
A wide and latticed veranda extended around two sides, while along the edge of the lawn