mes Barr Ames, was dean of Harvard Law School.
Another brother-in-law, Sanford B. Perry, Esq., built and occupied the house next to Mr. Ames.
A sister, Miss C. Frances Barr, was a Medford teacher from 1853 to 1858.
Medford's school report for 1854 has the following:—
The Everett Primary School, taught by Miss C. Frances BMiss C. Frances Barr, maintains with great evenness its former high reputation.
An incumbrance of overgrown and ignorant boys, some, twelve years of age, whom the committee thought it wise and just to retain at their true level, has been a source of trial to teacher and committee; but the perseverance of Miss Barr has not been thereby foiled of iMiss Barr has not been thereby foiled of its reward.
Miss Ellen M. Barr, the youngest of Dr. Barr's children.
came to Medford a young girl, attended our high school under Mr. Cummings, and later gave to its teaching force a part of her active and earnest life.
In answer to my inquiry, her sister, Miss Fanny Barr, writes:—
There was nothing unusual in my sister's