, and edited the Annals of Education.
Dr. Luther Stearns, father of George L. Stearns, opened a school in 791 that became the leading Academy of the United States, to quote the opinion of the time.
Susannah Rowson, famous as the author of Charlotte Temple, Lucy Temple, and Sarah, moved her large school to Medford in 1800, when she wished its girls to have the advantages of a country life.
She also wrote a volume of poems and an abridgment of Universal Geography.
Dr. John Hosmer, John Angier, A. K. Hathaway, Miss Ann Rose, Miss Hannah Swan, Mrs. Newton, and others, carried on large and successful private schools for many years.
Mystic Hall Seminary, in the fifties, trained young ladies in
Composition, Criticism, Moral and Intellectual Philosophy and Horseback riding.
English branches, French and Latin languages, Ancient languages and Mathematics.
Penmanship and Bookkeeping.
Spanish and German, Drawing and Dancing, Embroidery, Needlework, Phonography, French conver
quarter mile. The door of the mansion stood invitingly open.
As the boy says, Mr. B. was standing before a glass, shaving.
Turning to me he said, Well, my little man, what do you want?
and on being told, Well, sit down; I guess you can have them.
Soon calling his serving man he said, John, fill this boy's basket and see him. safely home.
All of which made impression on the boy's mind, and he delights to tell it today.
Another: A school-boy from West Cambridge, in his daily walk to Mr. Angier's school in Medford, often got a ride in the leather topped chaise as Mr. B. made his daily drive to Boston, and he, too, recalls the kindly words and counsel.
The Chardon celebration covered three days. Their paper says: A program of unusual length was carried out without a hitch, the people came from miles around and were entertained as Chardon never did before.
And they were pleased, too. It took no end of hard work, and considerable money to finance the Centennial, but Chardon busi