account of the occasion, with the names of the guests, fifty copies of which were printed for private distribution.
The fellow voyagers of twenty years before were there and a more remarkable fact was that the bridesmaid and groomsman of 1837 were present; the former, Mrs. Sarah W. Hart, a sister of Mr. Warren; the latter, Elijah B. Smith.
A valued keepsake in a Medford family is one of these little books, inscribed on a fly-leaf, The Bride and Groom, 1837, To Mr. Elijah B. Smith, Xmas, 1887.
Mr. Warren died in Boston, January 23, 1890.
A pamphlet published after his death testified to the esteem in which he was held.
Words written by officers of churches, savings banks, the Washingtonian Home, Bostonian Society, directors of the public library of Billerica, corporation of the South End Industrial School, and others, formed a fine testimonial and gave proof of good stewardship.
Mrs. Warren died at Hotel Bristol, where she had lived for thirty-seven years, July 31, 1916, a
f his estate is now the site of the Revere House.
He had a very fine garden and is said to have had the first orchids in New England.
He had several children, Kirk, Francis, William, Mrs. William Wells, Mrs. Lyman, Mrs. Edward Brooks, John Wright Boott.
Francis was a physician and botanist of note who spent most of his time in England.
His brother William was a botanist of local fame.
The former, born in Boston, 1792, died in London, 1863.
The latter, born in Boston, 1805, died there, 1887.
He spent much time in summer in Medford studying its flora.
He was accustomed to pass Sundays and Wednesday nights at the home of his relative Francis Brooks, whose father, Edward, oldest son of Peter Chardon Brooks, married Eliza Boott, 1821. of Boston.
Alfred and Howard the two youngest sons, died in comparatively early life.
Martha the eldest daughter had received a superior education to her sisters, under the patronage of a wealthy aunt in England, to whom she soon returned after re