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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
Aldersey Street, Somerville25
American Navy, The81
Ames Street, Somerville42
Amoskeag, Locks of50
Andros, Sir Edmund38
Appleton,—, Cross Street44
Army of the Potomac, The23
Arnold, General Benedict86
Arnold, Mrs. Lilla E.76
Atlantic Monthly, The6
Auburn Ave., Somerville44
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 Family, The12
Braintree, Mass.19, 33
Brastow Schoolhouse, The42
Breed's Hill90, 98
Brentnall, John, Schoolmaster, 172665
Brigham, Frances (Read)101