the subject, caused the normal school system to be adopted in Massachusetts.
Mr. Brooks also wrote, by request of the citizens, The Tornado of 1851, an account of the devastation of the same in Medford and West Cambridge.—Editor.
The Rev. Andrew Bigelow published a minute account of his travels in North Britain and Ireland, also a journal of a tour through Malta and Sicily; and many sermons.
The Rev. Nathaniel Hall published sermons and discourses.
The Rev. John Pierpont, poet ander the pines How the sun on the uplands shone. And a thrush sings far away, To the sun, and the nesting wife, And the sweet, wild note from the glad bird's throat Tells my joy in the day—and life.
In 1825, through the suggestion of the Rev. Andrew Bigelow, a social library was formed in Medford, promotive of good morals, and to aid in the diffusion of valuable information.
This was merged into a free public library in 1856, through the generosity of the stockholders, and was added to fro