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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Literary men and women of Somerville. (search)
y in character. If more detailed consideration is given to the names that are to follow, there is no derogation of the value of other sorts of service, only the recognition of literature as in some sense detached from immediately practical ends,—as in a measure itself constituting its own end. Among the literary men of Somerville, General Douglas Frazar combines the distinction of being both man of affairs and author. His family goes back to William Bradford through his mother, and to John Alden through his father. Although prepared for Harvard, Mr. Frazar chose to go to sea. His father's desire took him to Paris to study the French language, and the Civil War, when it came, drew him into its service; but the main currents of his being set toward the ocean, and it was only through special inducements that his employment, especially in his latter years, was ashore. He was constantly reading and writing, even on board ship. When in business in China, he was correspondent of the B
Index ‘Accidence, The’20 Adams, John56 Adams, William34 Alden, John2 Aldersey Street, Somerville25 American Navy, The81 Ames Street, Somerville42 Amherst College103 Amoskeag, Locks of50 Andersonville, Ga.23 Andros, Sir Edmund38 Appleton,—, Cross Street44 Arlington, Mass.15 Army of the Potomac, The23 Arnold, General Benedict86 Arnold, Mrs. Lilla E.76 Atlantic Monthly, The6 Auburn Ave., Somerville44 Austin, Ebenezer61 Ayer, John F.42, 77, 80, 85, 93 Ayers, George W.1 R. R.51, 55 Boston & Maine R. R.51 Boston Latin School20, 32 Boston Traveler, The2 BowLocks and Canal50, 57 Bowdoin College102 Bowdoin Family, The12 Bowdoin, Me.102 Bowles, John34 Brackenbury, John35 Brackenbury, Katherine35 Bradford, Alden89 Bradford, William2 Braintree, Mass.19, 33 Brastow Schoolhouse, The42 Brattle, William63 Breed's Hill90, 98 Brentnall, John, Schoolmaster, 172665 Brewer, Col.94 Brigden, Zechariah60 Brigham, Frances (Read)101 Brigham, Holloway101 Brig<