his time her salary amounted to thirteen hundred dollars, the largest sum she received in Medford.
In the school report for 1875-6 may be found this comment:—
Miss E. M. Barr's return to her place in the school was greeted with satisfaction by her old pupils and by the public at large.
The committee have seen with pleasure that she brings to the discharge of her duties all her former energy and enthusiasm, securing even more than the old measure of success.
At the end of the term of 1877 Miss Barr left Medford to take charge of an endowed school for girls in South Boston.
The school report for that year reads as follows:—
The committee were reluctantly compelled, at the close of the summer term, to accept the resignation of Miss Ellen M. Barr, she having a call to a higher and more lucrative position in Boston.
The committee gratefully acknowledge the service she rendered to the High School during her long connection with it. She brought to the discharge of her duties n