Gillard fish market in the rear of the Tufts house, Mr. Aaron Blanchard rented the front room; and the reading room was undeted match in hand. .
A few personal recollections of Mr. Blanchard may be interesting to the older residents of the city.
home to dinner, and all was quiet for an hour. . . .
Mr. Blanchard occupied for several years previous to 1850, as a tailowhite, and card, weavers, who made fine linen. . . . Mr. Aaron Blanchard was sexton of the Orthodox church from soon after hi made a glorious fire.
Sometimes in the coldest nights Mr. Blanchard would stay all Saturday night; but generally a well-filatisfactorily warmed.
Oh yes; just right for comfort.
Mr. Blanchard induced them to open the stove and see how little was r a momentary pause and the laughter which followed!.
Mr. Blanchard was fond of surprises; sometimes after rehearsals he woat the time.
I am writing with the gold pen given to Mr. Blanchard by pupils of the high school for his willingness to wri